Tours in NEW BEDFORD with kids

“Please, sir, can I have some tours?”

Why, of course you can! Tours are the ultimate way for the family to experience a city or attraction, and in New Bedford, Massachusetts there are certainly lots to choose from! 

Why not take the family on a city tour? It’s a great way to not only see this amazing The Bay State  city, but a great way for kids to LEARN about the city too! You can never have too many fun facts to tell friends!

Why not take a nature tour? There are plenty of places to go with kids in and around New Bedford, with some spectacular wildlife and wilderness to explore and experience. You might be surprised how quickly the scenery changes!

A tour that can take you back in time? Sounds exciting! Historical tours are always a great experience with children, because they can use their imagination as they recount incredible and iconic events that happened right where they are standing!

Wildlife tours, ghost tours, food tours….see another side of New Bedford!

May the tours be with you!

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  • The Old Colony and Newport Scenic Railroad

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    (22 miles) Newport

    Sit Back, relax and enjoy the salt air breeze as you travel along the cozy west shore of Aquidneck island (Newport RI) in an open platform coach built 1904 or an 1884 parlor car.

  • Native Plymouth Tours

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    (26 miles) Plymouth

    Pilgrim history with these family friendly tours that enlighten and educate kids on all things Mayflower, Plymouth and Pilgrims - all from the point of view from Native Americans. History comes to ...

  • Simpson Spring

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    (29 miles) South Easton

    A historical attraction for kids at one of the oldest independent bottling plants in the United States. A great look back into history!

  • Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises

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    (33 miles) Barnstable

    Highlight your Cape Cod vacation with an unforgettable cruise aboard the Mid-Cape's only Whale Watch. The high speed state-of-the-art vessel sails dailyMay through Octoberfrom picturesque Barnstable ...

  • Arts Dune Tours

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    (48 miles) Provincetown

    Incredibly fun and adventurous daily narrated tours along the historic sand dunes and National Seashore Park! An unusual and fun family day out experience for kids of ANY age!

  • Boston Duck Tours

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    (50 miles) Boston

    See Boston from a unique WWII style amphibious landing vehicle, with historic commentary around the city then it's into the Charles River!

  • Red Sox Fenway Park Tour

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    (50 miles) Boston

    Visit the park where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled and Ortiz still thrills young fans today. Soak up the rich history; hear the echoes of the past. Visit the Green Monster, imagine being ...

  • On Location Tours

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    (50 miles) Boston

    Take the ultimate tour of Boston with On Location Tours' Boston TV & Movie Sites bus tour or Boston Movie Mile walking tour. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to ...

  • PhotoWalks Tours and Scavenger Hunts Boston

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    (50 miles) Natick

    Kids and families can discover fascinating facts about Boston and its history on either a PhotoWalks Tour or Photo Scavenger Hunt! Learn how to see and think creatively, and learn more about this ...

  • Codzilla

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    (50 miles) Boston

    Get ready for more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip across the ocean at up to 40 miles per hour. Dont worry, though; a ride on Codzilla is as entertaining as it ...

  • Boston Pizza Tours

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    (51 miles) Boston

    History and food in one with these historic Boston Pizza Tours! These educational walking tours are a great way to experience the city's culture, history and food. A hit with kids!

  • The Salem Night Tour

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    (61 miles) Salem

    Learn all about the history of Salem (and it's other residents!) through walking tours....at night!

  • The Salem Witch Walk

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    (61 miles) Salem

    Join real Salem Witches in a tour around Salem, and get the real truth about Witchcraft and magic!

  • Mystic Whaler Cruises

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    (63 miles) New London

    One of a kind Tall Ship adventure to be had - from lunch cruises to 5 day cruises. Beautiful sailing tours around the Connecticut coast.

  • High 5 Ballooning

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    (86 miles) Derry

    A once in a lifetime experience in the sky with hot air ballooning adventures. A natural and exciting New Hampshire adventure for the family!

  • Captain Bobs Thimble Island Tours

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    (97 miles) Stony Creek

    Since the 1950's generations of families have returned each summer to Stony Creek for a relaxing boat ride around the Thimble Islands. Whether it's your first ride or your umpteenth ride, each ride ...

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  • Old Colony and Fall River Railroad Museum

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    (13 miles) Fall River

    A railroad museum that traces the history of railroading in Fall River, located in railroad cars - great fun for train loving kids!

  • Herreshoff Marine Museum

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    (18 miles) Bristol

    The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America\'s Cup Hall of Fame are dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff ...

  • The National Museum of American Illustration

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    (21 miles) Newport

    The Museum's American Imagist Collection features masterpieces of illustrative art and is the largest such collection in the world. Illustrators combine personal expression with pictorial ...

  • Newport Art Museum

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    (22 miles) Newport

    The Museum's collections and exhibitions focus on the visual arts of Newport and southeastern New England, reflecting both the rich heritage of the past and the lively art scene of the present.

  • International Tennis Hall of Fame

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    (22 miles) Newport

    The Museum's galleries chronicle the rich history of tennis through interactive exhibits, dynamic videos, and popular memorabilia from historic champions and the superstars of today.

  • The Museum of Yachting

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    (24 miles) Newport

    The Museum of Yachting is dedicated to preserving the culture of yachting by fostering education and enjoyment of its history through the presentation of vessels, artifacts, literature, events, and ...

  • Cape Cod Childrens Museum

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    (24 miles) Mashpee

    A place where families and children can learn and play together. The museum features lots of hand on exhibits such as: A Pirate Ship, A Plantarium, the Puppet Theatre and Toddler Play Area.

  • Plymouth National Wax Museum

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    (26 miles) Plymouth

    The Wax Museum, gives a graphic portrayal in the magic of light, sound, and animation, recreating the persecuted years in England, the escape to Holland, the Mayflower voyage, and the landing at ...

  • Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

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    (27 miles) Providence

    Spend the day at Rhode Island’s only natural history museum AND the state’s only public planetarium! A family day out choice since 1896!

  • Providence Childrens Museum

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    (27 miles) Providence

    Kids aged 1 to 11 can play, create AND learn in this hands-on children's museum in Rhode Island! A day out filled with imagination and fun.

  • Slater Mill Museum

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    (28 miles) Pawtucket

    The American Industrial Revolution is brought back to life in this historic Rhode Island museum, with tours through 18th and 19th century buildings!

  • The New England Wireless and Steam Museum

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    (30 miles) East Greenwich

    The Museum is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum emphasizing the beginnings of radio and steam power. The museum honors engineers who achieved greatness and served the public good by ...

  • South County Museum

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    (30 miles) Narragansett

    The mission of the South County Museum is to inspire wonder and a better understanding of the agricultural and rural village life in coastal Rhode Island before the emergence of suburban communities.

  • Children's Museum of Easton

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    (31 miles) North Easton

    There are 3 floors of interactive educational but fun exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids children ages 1 through 8 to explore the world around.

  • Fuller Craft Museum

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    (33 miles) Brockton

    Free for kids, this is an ever changing range of consistently excellent exhibits, covering a diverse range of themes and mediums. Obviously for the less boisterous child, this is a fun afternoon for ...

  • Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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    (43 miles) Brewster

    There are two floors of exhibits about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several aquaria holding different species of ...

  • Larz Anderson Auto Museum

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    (48 miles) Brookline

    Located in beautiful Larz Anderson Park the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a great Museum for kids and adults of all ages! Learn about the history of the automobile and have some fun along the way! ...

  • Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

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    (49 miles) Boston

    Family-friendly, big machines & wrenches....sound fun? A fascinating look at where water comes from!

  • Boston Childrens Museum

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    (50 miles) Boston

    Loads of great hand-on exhibits to keep kids entertained in Boston - which focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness and the arts.