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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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  • 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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  • Cycle New England

    Sutton

    self-guided bike tours featuring charming and historic villages, cozy B&B's, spectacular coastline and interesting sites. more

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  • LANNI ORCHARDS, INC.

    Lunenburg

    Lanni Orchards, Inc. is a local family operated orchard. We offer PYO apples and other fruits in the spring and... more

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  • Tours of Symphony Hall

    Boston

    Home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Pops. Learn about the history and architecture of the building. more

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  • Patriot Party Boats

    Falmouth

    Sunset cruises; lighthouse cruises; cruises to the Elizabeth Islands and Cuttyhunk Harbor. 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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  • 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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  • Cape Ann Artisans

    Rockport

    16 working studios, visit with the artisans who create and design sculpture, art, hand blown glass,mosaics and pottery. The group... more

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  • Cape Cod Bicycle Adventures

    Wellfleet

    Guided bike tours of Cape Cod. 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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  • Discover Roxbury!

    Roxbury

    Tours focus on the rich art, architecture, and history of Roxbury, an ethnically diverse neighborhood in Boston. more

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  • The DrumConnection

    Arlington

    New England's Premier Hand Drumming School serving the Greater Boston community for over 20 years. Experience music and drums African style. more

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  • Harbor Sweets

    Salem

    An American chocolate tradition since 1973, Harbor Sweets produces handcrafted artisan chocolates from its original historic red brick building in Salem,... 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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  • Mole Hollow Candles

    Sturbridge

    Mole Hollow Candles has been producing exceptional quality hand crafted candles in USA since 1969. They are located 1 mile off of... 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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  • 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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  • The Boston Globe

    Newton

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