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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  • Go Fish Sport Fishing Charters

    Quincy

    Boston fishing charters targeting striped bass and bluefish. Light tackle fishing charters and fly fishing charters in Boston Harbor and... more

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  • Great Freedom Adventures Bike Tours

    Sherborn

    GFA Massachusetts vacations include three to six day bike tours through the North Shore, Essex National Heritage Area, Cape Ann... more

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  • Hyannis Harbor Arts Center at the Guyer Barn

    Hyannis

    The Guyer Barn is a community art space-a working artist studio and professional artist gallery. Enjoy changing exhibitions, classes and... more

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  • Massachusetts Bay Lines

    Boston

    Whale Watch Tours, Harbor Tours, Sunset Cruises, Music Cruises and Private Charters. 45 minute narrated harbor tours aboard replica steamship paddle... more

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  • Mount Major Adventures

    Northampton

    Join us for Bike Farm Table Weekends this summer! The idea behind Bike Farm Table Weekends is pretty simple --... more

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  • Newburyport Pedicab

    Newburyport

    Free pedicab rides in Newburyport. Drivers pedal for tips. Profits donated to the Jimmy Fund through the Pan-Mass Challenge. Book... more

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  • The Newburyport Trolley

    Newburyport

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Yankee Fleet

    Gloucester

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