A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
Natural Bridges State Park
North Adams, MA
Natural Bridges preserves some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture in the southwest. On a tree-covered mesa next to deep sandstone canyons, three natural bridges formed when meandering streams slowly cut through the…
Natural Bridge State Park
North Adams, MA
Visit the ONLY naturally formed white marble arch in the whole of the USA - right in Massachusetts!
Molly Stark State Park
The park has open lawn areas, woods, and Mt. Olga rising to the east where there is an old fire tower with spectacular views. The area is very popular during the fall foliage season for…
White Memorial Conservation Center
A fascinating education center and nature museum set within 4,000 acres of Connecticut hills.
Roaring Brook Nature Center
We offer a year-round schedule of educational programs for all ages. These programs range from week-long summer experiences to our school-year Discovery Days series for students.
Flanders Nature Center
Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust promotes the understanding and appreciation of nature, and supports the conservation, preservation and management of the natural resources. We offer a broad range of recreational and educational programs for…
Wolcott Park and Spray Pad
West Hartford, CT
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features in New Hartford...and it's FREE!
Marsh Billings Rockefeller National Historical Park
Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation.
Pillsbury State Park
One of the more primitive gems in New Hampshire, this state park is filled with wildlife, from moose to loons, historic attractions as well as hiking trails and kayaking.
The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.
Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park
More than just a park in Portland, with activities like cliff jumping, rock climbing, zip lines, kayaking, and even diving!
Bear Mountain State Park
Tomkins Cove, NY
A great New York state park with hiking, biking, and ski trails. With a zoo, museum, ice skating and swimming, it makes for a very fun family day out!
Fort Stanwix National Monument
A historical (and FREE!) family day out experience in New York at the Fort Stanwix National Monument that played a vital role in US history.
Quechee State Park
Quechee Recreation Area is a large park spread out over a vast area. It is unique in that 611 acres of the park are not owned by the state, but leased from the U.S. Army…
Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center
An outstanding adventure playscape for younger children in Connecticut, with butterfly and hummingbird gardens, nature trails, and real life animals!
Adirondack Animal Land
Visit the LARGEST zoo in upstate New York, with over 500 animals across 80 acres! Amazing animal fun for the whole family.
The 8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Massachusetts
Action Wildlife Park
A leisurely walk through amazing animals from all around the world, a petting zoo, and even wagon rides, all waiting at this family friendly wildlife center in Connecticut. Lots of animal fun!
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Zoo in Forest Park
The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
For animal loving kids, Touchstone Farm in New Hampshire makes a fun day out where they can spend time with horses, as well as other farm animals
Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo
The Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo is a special kind of zoo with a focus on children and fun. Everything we do here centers on the understanding that, for kids, passive observation of zoo animals…
New York State Museum
< 1 mile
A cultural family day out in New York State with exhibits and collections covering all forms of art, photography and artifacts that reflect the wonderful history of New York.
3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments, permanent collections plus travelling and special exhibitions, don't overlook the sub level aquarium and the Little Cinema.
The Bennington Museum
The Bennington Museum is known as the trusted caretaker of the largest collection of Grandma Moses art and memorabilia available to the public. Located in the heart of Vermont, our galleries evoke the rich heritage…
Kidspace at Mass MoCa
North Adams, MA
An interactive art gallery and studio designed for children offering hands on exhibitions and educational experiences.
Animagic Museum of Animation
You will see original models used in famous movies and a real Academy Award. You will discover how blockbuster movies as Chicken Run, Predator,X-Men,The Matrix was made.Special: $20 Workshop includes 2 hr. training, materials and…
The Chocolatorium is not only a chocolate exhibit, but a fun and tasty place to explore! Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of chocolate, the history, the culture, and how it's made!
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
Lake George, NY
Be warned the House of Frankenstein is not just another Wax Museum. No indeed. When you walk the steps of the haunted stairs you are on your own. Don't turn back, there is no turning…
Marion Historical Museum
The Marion County Museum was dedicated and opened to the public during the Old Settlers Celebration in August, 1961. Leslie A. Powell, society president and Al Riffel, Vice President were in Charge of the ceremony.…
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
As they enter the Museum, kids under 12 can choose to participate in one of two Discovery Tours, which are self-guided educational scavenger hunts. The answers can be found throughout the Museum, and a completed…
Amherst History Museum
Housed in the 1750-era Strong House, the Amherst History Museum takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its industrial age and into the computer-driven present.
Mid Hudson Childrens Museum
Series of large and intricate interactive exhibit rooms with learning through play design ideal for curious kids. Newest features include a Baby Park just for the smallest guests, plus a giant construction zone The Imagination…
Childrens Museum at Holyoke
The Children's Museum at Holyoke provides a unique setting in which children and adults learn together about art, science and the world around them. Through hands-on exhibits, children challenge themselves, discover how the world works,…