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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  • 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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  • 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 Masonic Building

    Boston

    The Massachusetts home of the world's oldest and largest fraternity is an historic building with magnificent architecture. Open to the... more

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  • Boston National Historical Park

    Boston

    Explore historic Boston on the Freedom Trail, a 2.5 mile walking trail stretching from the Boston Common to Bunker Hill in... 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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  • Cape Cod Lighthouse Tours

    Hyannis

    Five historic Cape Cod lighthouses are open to the public for tours during the summer months and on special occasions... more

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  • Charlies's Charters / Fishing and Sightseeing

    Gloucester

    Charter boat fishing Out O'Gloucester. 1/2 or full day private trips. All bait and tackle included. Free parking.Safe and experienced, 30... more

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  • Come Wine With Us

    Mashpee

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  • Concord Guides Walking Tours

    Concord Center

    Walking (and bus) tours of Concord, highlighting Concord's extraordinary Colonial, Revolutionary, literary and natural heritage sights and sites. more

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  • Cycle New England

    Sutton

    self-guided bike tours featuring charming and historic villages, cozy B&B's, spectacular coastline and interesting sites. more

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  • Food Tours of Boston

    Boston

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  • Gray Line Tours

    Boston

    Sightseeing motorcoach tours of Boston, Cambridge, Lexington and Concord, Plymouth, Salem, and Cape Cod. more

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  • Helicopter Services Boston

    Boston

    Helicopter rides over historic Boston and Cape Ann. Fly over beaches, harbors, lighthouses. Enjoy Boston's skyline and famous landmarks from... more

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  • The Lady Bea Cruise Boat

    South Hadley

    Climate-controlled, 49-passenger cruise boat. Four daily narrated cruises on the scenic Connecticut River. 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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  • Spellbound Tours

    Salem

    Spellbound Tours nightly tours cover the history of the most haunted places in Salem and their own experiences investigating them.... more

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  • Tours of Symphony Hall

    Boston

    Home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. Learn about the history and architecture of the building. more

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  • WalkingTalkingTours.com

    Northampton

    WINTER TOURS BRICKS AND MORTAR: Exploring Downtown Northampton's Architecture - Entertaining guided tours of the distinctive architecture of downtown Northampton.... more

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  • Active By Nature

    Hubbardston

    ABNI specializes in high-quality trips that seek to enhance the body, mind, and spirit of it's participants. Offering personal growth... more

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  • America's Hometown Shuttle

    Plymouth

    While relaxing in the comfort and nostalgia of our trolleys, our drivers will guide you through the rich history, world... more

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