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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    Plymouth

    Clambakes, beach ferry, rentals of all types of water vehicles and x-treme inflatables. more

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  • Port City Tours, Inc.

    Amesbury

    Have a great time while learning about Newburyport's rich history. You will be wildly entertained and informed aboard this guided... more

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  • Private Tour of the Museum of Fine Arts

    Boston

    Description The MFA is amazing but so large it can be overwhelming. The Host works at the MFA doing children's... more

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  • Rebecca Nurse Homestead

    Danvers

    Experience life in rural Salem Village on 27 beautiful acres! The 1678 home of Rebecca Nurse and her family has been period... more

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  • River's Edge Cycling

    Sunderland

    River's Edge Cycling offers bicycle tours and events featuring Massachusetts' quiet back roads and scenic byways and quintessential New England... more

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  • RunBoston Running Tours

    Boston

    RunBoston takes people on running tours of Boston and Cambridge. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of... more

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  • RunSalem Running Tours

    Salem

    RunSalem takes people on running tours of Salem. Our guides will take you on a scenic tour of your choice,... more

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  • Ryan Rotors Helicopter Service

    Plymouth

    Ryan Rotors is a full service helicopter company that has been in business since 1994. We have many great tours of... more

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  • Salem Ferry

    Salem

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  • Sights and Sweets

    Rockport

    Your visit to Rockport will bring you to incredible beaches and quaint shops but when you are looking for things... more

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  • Skywalk Observatory

    Boston

    Breathtaking 360-degree views of Boston from 750 feet above ground; home to the Dreams of Freedom Immigration Museum and The Ted... 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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  • The Spirits of Charlestown

    Charlestown

    A 90-minute SPIRIT filled tour along the Freedom Trail through the charming gas lit streets and spooky historical sites of... 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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  • Summer Walking Tour Program

    New Bedford

    Guided summer walking tours may be arranged by reservation, featuring New Bedford's 19th Century neighborhoods, emphasizing the whaling era and... 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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  • Thomas Crane Public Library

    Quincy

    Built in 1881 by noted architect Henry Hobson Richardson - who also designed Boston's famed Trinity Church - the Thomas Thomas... more

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  • Two Lanterns Productions (Historic Tours/Narrations)

    Lexington

    Provide Historic Tours in Boston, Lexington, Concord and Salem. Make presentations in public schools as 'Paul Revere' more

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  • Walnut Hill Tracking & Nature Center

    Orange

    Walnut Hill conducts outdoor programs in animal tracking and nature exploration. We offer year-round day-long outdoor programs with highly qualified... more

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  • Western Avenue Studios

    Lowell

    Many of our more than 200 artists open their studios on the First Saturday of every month! more

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