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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  • Jiminy Peak, Hancock

  • Codzilla, Boston

  • Sleigh Ride, Charlton

  • Davis Farmland, Sterling

  • Barnes Air Show, Westfield

  • Boston Tea Party Museum, Boston

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  • Boston Harborwalk

    Boston

    47 mile public walkway that winds its way along the wharves, piers, bridges, beaches, and shoreline of Boston Harbor. One of... more

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  • Irish Heritage Trail

    Boston

    Self-guided, three mile walking tour through Boston's downtown, North End, Beacon Hill and Back Bay; 20 public landmarks honor famous Irish... more

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  • Cape Cod Scenic Tours

    Hyannis

    This full day tour of Beautiful Cape Cod will bring you to Lighthouses,windmills and sand dunes, while hearing about... more

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  • Provincetown Whale Watches

    Provincetown

    Provincetown Whale Watches are an adventure you will talk about for the rest of your life! Each trip is narrated... more

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  • Salem Historical Tours/Haunted Footsteps Walking Tour

    Salem

    Join Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour on a nightly lantern lit stroll as our enthusiastic licensed narrators resurrect Salem's spirited history.... more

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  • Boston Public Library

    Boston

    Established 1848 as the first publicly supported municipal library in America; Italian-Renaissance building; courtyard, sculpture, and paintings; murals by John Singer... more

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  • Cape Cod Central Railroad

    Hyannis

    Two-hour scenic train rides through cranberry bogs and seaside villages; luncheon trains, elegant dinner trains, and family supper trains. more

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  • Pilgrim Belle Cruises

    Plymouth

    Cruise Plymouth Harbor in comfort aboard the Pilgrim Belle, an authentic Mississippi-style paddle wheeler! Enjoy the luxury of the Pilgrim... more

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  • Prudential Skywalk Observation Deck and Exhibit

    Boston

    Breathtaking 360-degree views of Boston from 700 feet above ground. more

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  • Salem Maritime National Historic Site

    Salem

    From the Orientation Center, National Park Service rangers will take you on tours of Friendship, Salem's own three-masted tall ship;... more

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  • Ward's Berry Farm

    Sharon

    Family-run farm and market. PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches, raspberries and pumpkins in season. Hayrides in strawberry and pumpkin seasons. Year-round:... more

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  • Island Alpaca Farm of Martha's Vineyard

    Oak Bluffs

    Get up close with these gentle, lovable, friendly and fun creatures at Island Alpaca Farm to learn more about the... more

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  • The Salem Night Tour

    Salem

    A 90 minute walking tour of Salem's most haunted sites! Tour is lead by costumed licensed guides. more

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  • Salem Food Tours

    Salem

    Guided food walking tours of historic Salem, Massachusetts. Guests enjoy samples at some of Salem's best restaurants and shops, while... more

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  • America's Hometown Trolley

    Plymouth

    Hop aboard our vintage looking Trolley for a hour and fifteen minute tour of historic Plymouth. more

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  • Boston Chocolate Walking Tours

    Boston

    Boston Chocolate Walking Tours provides guided walking and tasting tours of select Boston chocolate shops, bakeries, and cafes. Founded by... more

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  • Boston Food Tours

    Boston

    Discover one of the most vibrant ethnic neighborhoods in this country. Take a three-hour culinary walking tour of Boston's Italian... more

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  • Copley Place

    Boston

    Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston's most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous stores including: Neiman Marcus,... more

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  • Deerfield Valley Canopy Tours

    Charlemont

    Our 3-hour-long zip line canopy tour leads adventurers on an aerial trek through the woods by means of 9 zip lines, 2... more

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  • Go Select Pass - Boston

    Boston

    Create your ideal Boston experience with the Go Select Pass. With Go Select, you can build a personalized pass that... more

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