“Sightseeing” seems like such a passive word; Massachusetts sightseeing should really be called “sight-experiencing”. How else would you describe retracing the steps of the colonists, soaring through the trees on a canopy tour, reliving the excitement of the Revolutionary War, quacking like a duck on an amphibious land vehicle, seeing Boston by Segway, cruising Buzzards Bay, or taking a spooky Dead of Night Ghost Tour? You can even munch your way through the Cape Cod Potato Chip factory tour, take the most delicious ride during a Bike Farm Table weekend, or treat yourself to the Boston Brew Tour. Hey, is there such a thing as sight-eating?

  • Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory

  • Mohawk Trail

  • Boston Brew Tours

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  • Bridge of Flowers

    Shelburne Falls

    1908 trolley bridge converted into a 400-foot flowered pathway; art exhibits. more

    + 22 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
  • Boston Pizza Tours

    Boston

    Got Pizza? Discover historic Boston slice by delicious slice! We're serving up Tasty, Fun & Educational walking tours, exploring Boston's... more

    + 17 saves
  • Plymouth Whale Watching

    Plymouth

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

    + 17 saves
  • Jacob's Ladder Scenic Byway

    Huntington

    From the rocky heights of Mt. Tekoa in Russell to the picturesque village green in Lee, the Jacob's Ladder Scenic... more

    + 12 saves
  • 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

    + 11 saves
  • 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

    + 11 saves
  • Mountain Meadow Preserve

    Williamstown

    The scenic trail from Massachusetts to Vermont - just a mile to the Green Mountain State! - along which you... more

    + 11 saves
  • Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    South Wellfleet

    Salt marsh boardwalk; natural history programs for families, children, and adults; 1000 acre wildlife sanctuary, nature center, 5 miles of trails. Guided... more

    + 11 saves
  • 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

    + 10 saves
  • Boston By Foot, Inc.

    Boston

    Guided architectural and historical walking tours of Boston; Freedom Trail, Victorian Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Boston by Little Feet, Boston... more

    + 9 saves
  • 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

    + 9 saves
  • 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

    + 9 saves
  • Burkeville Covered Bridge

    Conway

    Over the South River. more

    + 8 saves
  • The Mission House

    Stockbridge

    The Mission House is a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant,... more

    + 7 saves
  • Plymouth to Provincetown Express Ferry

    Plymouth

    Fastest and Most Direct Route to Provincetown Take the Express Route to Provincetown and get there in half the time... more

    + 7 saves
  • Wachusett Mountain Skyride

    Princeton

    Foliage skyride; festivals; hiking trails. more

    + 7 saves
  • 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

    + 6 saves
  • Ara's Tours

    Nantucket

    90-minute van tour of Nantucket Island with resident naturalist and photographer. more

    + 5 saves
  • Bissell Covered Bridge

    Charlemont

    Over the Mill River. more

    + 5 saves

Fall Fun: It's all here

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