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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  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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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 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 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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  • Footprints Walking Tours

    Rockport

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

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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Westport

    Bike Tours and Multi-Sport Vacations more

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  • Hancock-Clarke House

    Lexington

    Paul Revere's destination the night of the famous ride; John Hancock and Samuel Adams stayed at the house. Tours available. more

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  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    An American chocolate tradition since 1973, Harbor Sweets produces handcrafted artisan chocolates from its original historic red brick building in Salem,... more

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  • Mount Major Adventures

    Northampton

    Join us for Bike Farm Table Weekends this summer! The idea behind Bike Farm Table Weekends is pretty simple --... more

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  • Norton Kayak Company

    Norton

    Guided Kayaking Tours of Scenic Norton Reservoir, Birdwatchers, fishermen and nature lovers will enjoy this flatwater paddling trip, perfect for... more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Paddlewheeler Harbor Tours

    Plymouth

    Narrated harbor tours and dinner cruises aboard an authentic paddlewheeler. Private charters, theme cruises, Sunday brunch cruises. more

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  • Rowes Wharf Water Taxi

    Boston

    On-call water transportation; services Rowes Wharf, Logan Airport, World Trade Center, New England Aquarium, and other locations around the Boston... 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 Fame of Salem

    Salem

    Our full scale replica of the famous War of 1812 privateer sails four times daily from Pickering Wharf in Salem more

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  • Tailored Tours

    Plymouth

    Historic walking tours led by costumed guide. Geared toward abolitionists and pilgrim ancestry. more

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