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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  • 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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  • Elegant Touch Carriage Rides

    Boston

    Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Boston. more

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  • Joseph S. Kennedy Tours

    Boston

    Built in 1985, the fifty foot Joseph S. Kennedy was a Navy Utility Boat assigned to the U.S.S. Roosevelt.... 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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  • Balch House

    Beverly

    This 17th century home represents one of Beverly's first settlers, John Balch. He may have lived in a crude early... more

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  • Boston Air Tours

    North Andover

    Helicopter tours of Boston and New Hampshire Seacoast. Enjoy downtown Boston from the air. 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 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’s Historic Trail Tour: “The Path to Independence"

    Boston

    A 90 minute walking Tour along Boston’s Historic Trail, Tour is lead by Period costumed guides. 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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  • Cape Light Charters

    Mashpee

    Specializing in deep sea fishing charters and family pirate adventures. Also available are adult scavenger hunts, romantic sunset cruises and... 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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