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Those TV shows where they show you how things are made are great and all, but they’re missing the best part: samples. Massachusetts has all kinds of factory tours that let you experience the making process hands-, eyes-, and sometime even mouth-on. Take the Taza Chocolate Factory Tour and and see what dreams, er, chocolate is made of. Sampling the product makes the tour more interesting at Boston’s two big brewers: the Sam Adams Brewery and Harpoon Brewery. If you like your factories cute and cuddly, the Island Alpaca Company on Martha’s Vineyard has got you covered (in alpaca fleece). And at Cape Cod Potato Chips, you’ll see how those weird things that grow in the ground turn into perfectly golden chips. Free samples, of course, included.

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  • Ara's Tours

    Nantucket

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

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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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  • Ahla Food Tour: From Russia with Love!

    Boston

    A Walking Tour of Russian Cuisine Where you can find the best Russian borsch, pirozhki, and caviar? What is the... more

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  • Artist work studios @50 Pearl Street Hyannis

    Hyannis

    Pearl Street where art is cultured. Pearl Street is part of a unique artist district. Visit local artists in their... more

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  • Boston Chinatown Tour

    Boston

    Affordable Boston Chinatown tour with insights from Show Yang, a native Chinese host. A great cultural learning and culinary experience. more

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  • Bread & Circus Bakehouse

    Medford

    Visit Bread & Circus Bakehouse where we make organic breads and pastries. After you tour our facility you will enjoy free... more

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  • Colonial Lantern Tours

    Plymouth

    Nightly historic or ghost walking tours of Plymouth; punched-tin lanterns provided. Plymouth's original tour company. 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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  • Native Plymouth Tours

    Wareham

    The first organized walking Tours of downtown Plymouth Massachusetts presented through the eyes and perspective of Native American guides. Have... more

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  • Schooner Liberty

    Boston

    Harbor sails; sunset cruises. more

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  • Acorn Tours of Boston

    Lowell

    Private,historic and sightseeing tours of Boston and New England. Driving tours of varying lengths. Boston-2-hour walking tours. Languages:... more

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  • Boston Brew Tours

    Cambridge

    Boston Brew Tours is New England's only all-inclusive beer adventure. Whether you're a light beer person or connoisseur, Boston Brew... more

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  • Boston Maritime History Trail

    Boston

    Self-guided walking tour of Boston's historic waterfront; maps available at visitor centers and at sites along waterfront. more

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  • Boston Masonic Building

    Boston

    The Massachusetts home of the world's oldest and largest fraternity is an historic building with magnificent architecture. Open to the... more

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  • Cape Cod Bicycle Adventures

    Wellfleet

    Guided bike tours of Cape Cod. more

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  • Cape Cod Indian Walks-Dennis

    North Eastham

    2 Walks offered. 1'st Indian Conservation Lands Dennis. Learn the history and culture of the C.C. Indians. Second walks, First... more

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  • Come Wine With Us

    Mashpee

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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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  • Elegant Touch Carriage Rides

    Boston

    Horse-drawn carriage rides through downtown Boston. 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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