Not to brag, but Massachusetts was made for family fun. We have six zoos and three aquariums. We have hundreds of charming farms, where you can pick strawberries, peaches, or apples, and pet goats, ponies, or sheep. We have a pirate museum, a witch museum, and an Animagic museum. For fresh air family fun, we have the best beaches for sandcastle building, the best places to pitch a tent, and the best places to learn how to ski. For rainy days, we have an indoor trampoline park, an indoor water park, and one of the best children’s museums in the country. We have the Basketball Hall of Fame, Volleyball Hall of Fame, and one of the most famous and beloved ballparks in the world. We have swan boats, duck tours, whale watches and dinosaur tracks. Quite simply, we have everything fun for kids of any and all ages. Okay, maybe that was a little bit of bragging.

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  • Jiminy Peak, Hancock

  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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  • Harwich Cranberry Bog Tour

    Harwich

    Enjoy a guided tour of a working Cape Cod Cranberry bog and farm. more

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  • Colonial Lantern Tours

    Plymouth

    Nightly historic or ghost walking tours of Plymouth; punched-tin lanterns provided. Plymouth's original tour company. more

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  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    Sweet confections and a production tour of the factory. Call for a factory tour, no chocolate production on Saturdays and... more

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  • Hy-Line Cruises

    Hyannis

    Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard ferry service from Hyannis. Hyannisport Harbor Cruises past the Kennedy Compound. Deep-Sea Fishing. Cape Cod Canal... more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Cruises

    Plymouth

    Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim... more

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  • The Mission House

    Stockbridge

    The Mission House is a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant,... more

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  • Boston Chocolate Walking Tours

    Boston

    Boston Chocolate Walking Tours provides guided walking and tasting tours of select Boston chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes. Founded by... more

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  • Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours

    Charlemont

    Our 3-hour-long zip line canopy tour leads adventurers on an aerial trek through the woods by means of 9 zip lines, 2... more

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  • Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston

    Boston

    Fully narrated trolley tours of Boston with 17 stops and unlimited reboarding privileges all day, including FREE admission to the Old... more

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  • Segway of Boston

    Cambridge

    Interested in trying out something fun and different? Come to Segway of Boston and try out one of our fabulous,... more

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  • Boston Maritime History Trail

    Boston

    Self-guided walking tour of Boston's historic waterfront; maps available at visitor centers and at sites along waterfront. more

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  • Bread & Circus Bakehouse

    Medford

    Visit Bread & Circus Bakehouse where we make organic breads and pastries. After you tour our facility you will enjoy free... more

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  • Eat Your Way Through History

    Boston

    Explore Boston's Historic North End through Food Boston's North End was once the home of Paul Revere and .... Today the... more

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  • Fitchburg Ghost Tours

    Fitchburg

    Take a step back in time and hear about the most prominent families in Fitchburg. Learn about the Crockers' secret... more

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  • NORTH END BOSTON CAT WALK TOUR

    Boston

    Coming in April 2014 a unique tour of Boston's North End thru the eyes of some of our notable neighborhood feline... more

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  • The Salem Heritage Trail

    Salem

    A 90 minute walking tour of Salem's most historic sites. Tour is lead by costumed licensed guides. more

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  • Skywalk Observatory

    Boston

    Breathtaking 360-degree views of Boston from 750 feet above ground; home to the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum and The Ted... more

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  • Witch City Segway

    Salem

    Witch City Segway provides historic tours of Salem, MA via Segway. It truly is a new way to see an... more

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  • Ara's Tours

    Nantucket

    90-minute van tour of Nantucket Island with resident naturalist and photographer. more

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  • City of Gloucester's Maritime Trail Walk

    Gloucester

    Four self-guided trails through America's first seaport. Call for map or pick one up at Stage Fort Park Information Center. more

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