There’s nothing wrong with a little organized sightseeing, and kid friendly tours are a great way to see everything Massachusetts has to offer. There are whale-watching trips off the coast and hikes through the Berkshire woods. For junior history buffs, there’s Benjamin Franklin’s Boston, a walking tour of historic Concord, and the eerie Witch Trial Tour. Or head south and take a scenic train ride through cranberry bogs and seaside villages onboard the Cape Cod Central Railroad. Finally, a trip to Boston isn’t complete without some quackery; Boston Duck Tours shows you the city by land and water (they’re still working on air). So if you’re looking for tours either on well-trodden ground or off the beaten path, you’ll find it in Massachusetts.

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  • Old Town Trolley Tours, Boston

  • Boston Harbor Islands

  • Cranberry Bog, South Yarmouth

  • Freedom Trail, Boston

  • Boston Harborside Walk Segway Tour, Boston

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  • Salem Witch Museum +
    299 saves

    Salem Witch Museum

    Salem

  • Salem Tunnel Tour +
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    Salem Tunnel Tour

    Salem

  • The House of the Seven Gables +
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    The House of the Seven Gables

    Salem

  • Salem Museum +
    48 saves

    Salem Museum

    Salem

  • Salem Time Machine 3D +
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    Salem Time Machine 3D

    Salem

  • Sea Shuttle +
    7 saves

    Sea Shuttle

    Salem

  • The Terror Trail and Witch Trial Trail

    Salem

    The Terror Trail walking tour features spooky tales of local ghosts, a haunted ship, and a famous local murder. The... more

    + 27 saves
  • Salem Trolley

    Salem

    The Salem Trolley is the best way to see Salem and to experience the Witch City's unique and colorful past.... more

    + 20 saves
  • 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

    + 8 saves
  • 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

    + 7 saves
  • The Salem Night Tour

    Salem

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

    + 7 saves
  • Witch City Segway

    Salem

    Witch City Segway provides historic tours of Salem, MA via Segway. It truly is a new way to see an... more

    + 6 saves
  • 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

    + 5 saves
  • Essex National Heritage Area

    Salem

    Covering 500 square miles of northeastern Massachusetts, Essex Heritage is home to over 200 historical sites, renowned museums, wildlife refuges, working farms... more

    + 4 saves
  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    Sweet confections and a production tour of the factory. Call for a factory tour, no chocolate production on Saturdays and... more

    + 4 saves
  • The Salem Heritage Trail

    Salem

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

    + 4 saves
  • Mahi Mahi Harbor Cruises & Events

    Salem

    Cruise with us daily from Salem's historic Pickering Wharf into the beautiful protected waters of Salem Sound for a memorable... more

    + 2 saves
  • Bewitched After Dark Walking Tours

    Salem

    Consistently described as the "BEST TOUR IN SALEM" by TripAdvisor reviewers! Historical walking tours led by a Salem... more

    + 1 saves
  • 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

    + 1 saves
  • Spellbound Tours

    Salem

    Spellbound Tours nightly tours cover the history of the most haunted places in Salem and their own experiences investigating them.... more

    + 1 saves

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