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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  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

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  • Ward's Berry Farm

    Sharon

    Family-run farm and market. PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches, raspberries and pumpkins in season. Hayrides in strawberry and pumpkin seasons. Year-round:... more

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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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  • Irish Heritage Trail

    Boston

    Self-guided, three mile walking tour through Boston's downtown, North End, Beacon Hill and Back Bay; 20 public landmarks honor famous Irish... more

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  • Copley Place

    Boston

    Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous stores including: Neiman Marcus,... 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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  • Salem Historical Tours/Haunted Footsteps Walking Tour

    Salem

    Join Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour on a nightly lantern lit stroll as our enthusiastic licensed narrators resurrect Salem's spirited history.... 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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  • Plymouth to Provincetown Express Ferry

    Plymouth

    Fastest and Most Direct Route to Provincetown Take the Express Route to Provincetown and get there in half the time... more

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  • Salem Food Tours

    Salem

    Guided food walking tours of historic Salem, Massachusetts. Guests enjoy samples at some of Salem's best restaurants and shops, while... more

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  • Boston Food Tours

    Boston

    Discover one of the most vibrant ethnic neighborhoods in this country. Take a three-hour culinary walking tour of Boston's Italian... 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Martha's Vineyard Tour Guide

    Edgartown

    Tour your way - Choices for affordable, flexible ways to see Martha's Vineyard. In person guided walking tours of historic... more

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  • Chinatown Walking Tour

    Boston

    With a history of over 130 years, Boston's Chinatown is one of the oldest residential Chinatowns in the nation. Through the... more

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