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A really big moment for the USA happened in Massachusetts…what was it? Um…oh yes, only the arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers in 1620! One of the original 13 colonies, Massachusetts an incredible place for kids to visit.

History is of course a huge part of any kids experience. Old Sturbridge Village takes kids back to the 19th Century, Plimoth Plantation brings to life the journey of the pilgrims, with Native Plymouth Tours also covering the history of the Native Americans, and the infamous Salem Witch Museum (best not for the younger kids!) explores the happenings of 1692….be brave!

But with Massachusetts comes so many more fun places to visit with kids. You ready?  Kids can be charmed with attractions like the fantasy filled Yankee Candle Village and Tougas Family Farm, and parents have no excuse to join in with Interskate 91 Family Fun Center and CoCo Key Waterpark! (You know you want to!)

Tours are waiting to take the whole family on unique journeys, like the mouthwatering Boston Pizza Tours, the unusual and incredibly fun Scavenger Hunts Boston and the sandy Arts Dune Tours.

Pack your town tea party, head out for the day and give the kids something that will always be a part of their memorable history.

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  • Misquamicut State Beach

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    (81 miles)Westerly

    One of the state\'s most popular beaches with over a half mile of beach front. There are also many local attractions for children. This modern pavilion includes many new concepts including rails, ...

  • Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

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    (82 miles)Mystic

    We are a combination wildlife sanctuary, visitor attraction and educational facility. The Center features all-new exhibits highlighting the habitats and wildlife of southeastern Connecticut, as well ...

  • Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

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    (72 miles)Narragansett

    acilities and Activities include: Restrooms, Restrooms for the Disabled, Parking, Beach, Pavilion with Coin Operated Hot Showers, Playground, Picnic Tables, Concession and Swimming.

  • Burlingame State Park

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    (74 miles)Charlestown

    This very popular state recreation area offers 50 fireplaces, toilets, drinking water, a swimming beach and a nearby DEM boat launch for boating and fishing.

  • Brooksvale Park

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    (113 miles)Hamden

    The entire family can enjoy of all sorts of outdoor adventures. Playground & Swings, hiking, sledding, Softball Fields, and an animal petting zoo.

  • Fort Adams State Park

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    (64 miles)Newport

    Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, Fort Adams State Park offers an exceptional panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay.

  • Beavertail State Park

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    (64 miles)Jamestown

    Beavertail State Park, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island, is known for offering some of the most beautiful vistas along the New England coastline.

  • Fort Wetherill State Park

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    (63 miles)Jamestown

    Fort Wetherill State Park, situated upon 100 foot high granite cliffs across the water from Fort Adams State Park, is a former coastal defense battery and training camp.

  • Norman Bird Sanctuary

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    (61 miles)Middletown

    Norman Bird Sanctuary constitutes the largest area of preserved open space in Newport County. A wildlife refuge, NBS encompasses over 300 acres and 7 miles of trails that wind through a diversity of ...

  • Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park

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    (96 miles)Portland

    Activities include Swimming, Wakeboarding, Cliff Jumping, Zip Lines, Rock Climbing, Land-based Obstacle Courses, Scuba Diving and Kayaking.

  • Goddard Memorial State Park

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    (52 miles)Warwick

    Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island's most popular Metropolitan Park.

  • Colt State Park

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    (49 miles)Bristol

    Colt State Park in Bristol is often referred to as the 'gem' of the State Parks System. The entire western border of the park is an open panorama onto Narragansett Bay.

  • Freetown Fall River State Forest

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    (41 miles)Assonet

    Beautiful and vast this is a scenic and historic site great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Hunters, anglers, horseback and mountain bike riders are all welcome.

  • Haines Memorial State Park

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    (43 miles)East Providence

    features a handicap accessible boat ramp, restrooms, and game fields which are available for rent.

  • Snake Den State Park

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    (43 miles)Johnston

    The 1000 acre undeveloped property boasts self-guided walking trails, beautiful trees, flowers and plants and also a working farm. In the fall, the foliage at Snake Den is something to behold. ...

  • Roaring Brook Nature Center

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    (98 miles)Canton

    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.

  • Horse Listeners Orchard

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    (64 miles)Asford

    The Orchard offers Guided Orchard Walking Tours and Adopt-A-Tree by Appointment.Pick Your Own apples, peaches and blueberries. See the bee hive, sheep, chickens and horses on your way for a family ...

  • Salt Pond Visitor Center

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    (68 miles)Eastham

    The indoor theatre routinely offers 5 short films daily on a rotating schedule.The centre is right next to two polular nature trails as well.

  • Lincoln Woods State Park

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    (36 miles)Lincoln

    Lincoln Woods State Park is one of Blackstone Valley\'s great treasures. A short ride from Providence, Pawtucket, and Cumberland, it is a popular get away for northeastern Rhode Islanders.

  • Pulaski Memorial Recreation Area

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    (47 miles)Glocester

    Located within the 4000 acre George Washington Management Area, the 100 acre Pulaski Memorial Recreation Area is a "day use" facility offering users a multitude of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

  • World War II State Park

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    (32 miles)Woonsocket

    Facilities and Activities include: Pavilion, Picnic Tables, Tennis courts, Horseshoe Courts, Shuffleboard Court, Playground, Volleyball Courts, Bandstand, Picnicking, Tennis, Volleyball, Horseshoes, ...

  • Ames Nowell State Park

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    (20 miles)Abington

    A beautiful way to get the kids out into nature, popular with boaters and fisherman. Great for hiking, picnicking, canoeing and biking.

  • Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

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    (21 miles)Norfolk

    Beautiful forests, lush wetlands and peaceful fields...a great day out in nature in the stunning outdoors of Massachusetts.

  • Boston National Historic Park

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    (3 miles)Boston

    Tells the story of the events that led to the American Revolution and the Navy that kept the nation strong. Junior Ranger packs for kids plus tours and talks.

  • Salem Maritime National Historic Site

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    (15 miles)Salem

    The Salem Maritime National Historic Site consists of 12 historic structures and about 9 acres of land along the waterfront in Salem, Massachusetts, plus a Visitor Center in downtown Salem.