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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Chinatown Walking Tour

    Boston

    With a history of over 130 years, Boston's Chinatown is one of the oldest residential Chinatowns in the nation. Through the... more

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  • City of Gloucester's Maritime Trail Walk

    Gloucester

    Four self-guided trails through America's first seaport. Call for map or pick one up at Stage Fort Park Information Center. more

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  • Come Wine With Us

    Mashpee

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  • Coonamessett Farm

    East Falmouth

    We are a local farm offering a pick-your-own family experience and animals to visit. Seasonal family memberships or day passes... more

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  • The Daniel Webster Estate and Heritage Center

    Marshfield

    Beautifully restored 1880 Queen Anne-style mansion on 14 secluded acres. The perfect setting for a wedding of casual elegance or comfortable meeting... 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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  • Eagle East Aviation

    North Andover

    Scenic air tours of eastern Massachusetts. more

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  • Elegant Touch Carriage Rides

    Boston

    Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Boston. more

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  • EZ Ridin Rentals, Segways

    South Yarmouth

    We rent Segways and bicycles. (Helmets and training are provided.) Please visit our website or call us for more information.... more

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  • Fitchburg Ghost Tours

    Fitchburg

    Take a step back in time and hear about the most prominent families in Fitchburg. Learn about the Crockers' secret... 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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  • Free Tours by Foot

    Boston

    Free Tours by Foot is pleased to present the only Free, tip based tours of Boston. These interesting and informative... more

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  • Harbor Tours

    Gloucester

    Island, lighthouse, sightseeing and lobster trap-hauling cruises. more

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  • Helicopter Services Boston

    Boston

    Helicopter rides over historic Boston and Cape Ann. Fly over beaches, harbors, lighthouses. Enjoy Boston's skyline and famous landmarks from... more

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  • Hy-Line Cruises

    Hyannis

    Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard ferry service from Hyannis. Hyannisport Harbor Cruises past the Kennedy Compound. Deep-Sea Fishing. Cape Cod Canal... more

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  • Literary Trail of Greater Boston

    Boston

    Self-guided twenty-mile trail explores the heritage of some of the country's greatest authors; homes, gathering places, and landscapes associated with 19... more

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  • Long Point Wildlife Refuge

    West Tisbury

    Whether you want to play in the ocean, splash with the kids in sheltered salt- and freshwater ponds, or explore... more

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  • 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

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  • Nantasket Beach Bikes - Rentals

    Hull

    Rent a bike on the shores of Nantasket beach--by the hour, day or week. Explore the Hull peninsula's 29 miles of... more

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