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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  • Bass River Charters

    Dennis- Yarmouth

    Cape Cod has some of New England's best sport fishing. Whether we're fishing the shoals off Nantucket Island, the back... more

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  • Beantown Trolleys

    Boston

    Narrated trolley tours of Boston. Two hour loop around the city's historical points of interest, including the Freedom Trail. Cambridge,... more

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  • Boston By Sea

    Boston

    One-hundred-minute tour of Boston Harbor featuring live theater, sea shanties, and video; learn about pirates, clipper ships, and the Boston... more

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  • Boston Chinatown Tour

    Boston

    Affordable Boston Chinatown tour with insights from Show Yang, a native Chinese host. A great cultural learning and culinary experience. more

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  • Boston Islands Charters

    Quincy

    Customize your experience to match what we like to call your "AQ" or Adventure Quotient. The higher the AQ, the... 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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  • Cape Cod Indian Walks-Dennis

    North Eastham

    2 Walks offered. 1'st Indian Conservation Lands Dennis. Learn the history and culture of the C.C. Indians. Second walks, First... 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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  • Food Tours of Boston

    Boston

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  • Footprints Walking Tours

    Rockport

    Sixty-minute walking tour of Rockport neighborhoods; special children's tours and seasonal lantern tours. more

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  • Free Tours by Foot

    Boston

    Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only Free, tip based tours of Boston. These interesting and informative... more

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  • LANNI ORCHARDS, INC.

    Lunenburg

    Lanni Orchards, Inc. is a local family operated orchard. We offer PYO apples and other fruits in the spring and... more

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  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge

    West Tisbury

    Whether you want to play in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore... more

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  • Mahi Mahi Harbor Cruises & Events

    Salem

    Cruise with us daily from Salem's historic Pickering Wharf into the beautiful protected waters of Salem Sound for a memorable... more

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  • Polish Center of Discovery and Learning

    Chicopee

    We are a"living monument" safegaurding historical objects representative of the material culture of the Polish people. We celebrate the... more

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  • River Cruises at Cape Ann's Marina Resort

    Gloucester

    Sunset and afternoon river cruises on the Annisquam River. Historic coastal beauty, relaxing, and great for all. Check out our... more

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  • Schooner Adventure

    Gloucester

    1926 National Historic Landmark, dory fishing Schooner Adventure is being restored as a memorial to Gloucester's fishing industry. This vessel is... more

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  • Schooner Liberty

    Boston

    Harbor sails; sunset cruises. more

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  • Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

    Williamstown

    The Clark is a gem of a museum rarely found in a small town. The Clark is home to collections... more

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  • Venture Athletics kayak Shop

    Provincetown

    Rent a kayak or go out on a guided tour in beautiful Provincetown Harbor! Rates start at $25 for up to 4... more

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