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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  • Odyssey Cruises

    Boston

    Savor creative appetizers and entrees prepared fresh onboard daily by our Executive Chef. Sample mouth-watering desserts. Dance to live music... more

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  • Patriot Party Boats

    Falmouth

    Sunset cruises; lighthouse cruises; cruises to the Elizabeth Islands and Cuttyhunk Harbor. 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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  • Pinky Maine Charters

    Gloucester

    Full-day, half-day, and overnight charters available on this historic replica schooner 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 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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  • Schooner Hindu of Provincetown

    Provincetown

    Two-hour sails in Cape Cod Bay aboard half scale model of a 19th-century fishing schooner; private charters. more

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  • Sea Witch Sailing Charters

    Vineyard Haven

    Come sail aboard Sea Witch Sailing Charters. We offer private 2, 4, or 8 hour sunset, weekend, or week charters available on a 58... more

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  • Still River Outfitters

    Bolton

    Recreational, whitewater and touring kayak and canoe, snowshoe, geo-cache, and hiking instruction by knowledgeable professionals. Exciting trips and team building... more

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  • Super Duck Tours

    Charlestown

    A Fully Narrated 90 minute amphibious tour of Boston's Historic Waterfront and Seaport including our National Park, The North End, Quincy... 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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  • Taste Newburyport

    Newburyport

    The most delicious way to discover Newburyport! Join us as we make our way through historic Newburyport on foot learning... more

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  • Vineyard Pedicab

    Oak Bluffs

    Free pedicab rides on Martha's Vineyard. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to cancer research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.... more

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  • Yankee Fleet

    Gloucester

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  • Accent Limousine Service, Inc

    Milford

    Providing professional chauffeured ground transportation for every occasion since 1985. Custom tours led by Massachusetts Minutemen. more

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  • Arabella Gallery

    Salem

    Arabella Gallery, located in the heart of Pickering Wharf, represents some of New England's finest artists and artisans offering an... more

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  • Barnstable Village Walking Tour

    Barnstable

    Free self guided walking tour of historic Barnstable village. more

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  • Berkshire Sightseeing & BackRoad Tours

    Stockbridge

    Ninety-minute motorcoach tour of Lenox, Stockbridge, Pittsfield, and Richmond; tours leave from front porch of Red Lion Inn. more

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  • Bike Rides For Ordinary People

    Cambridge

    Bike Rides for Ordinary People run free, casual, easy-passed rides in the greater Boston Area, organize event like the multi-day... more

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  • Boston By Foot

    Boston

    Engaging and thought-provoking tours of Boston. From tours of Boston's iconic neighborhoods, the world-famous Freedom Trail, to tours on special... more

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