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Fun things to do in NORTHAMPTON

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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  • Universal Kids

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    (1 miles) Northampton

    Multi level space themed adventure physical play plus dedicated toddler area and imagination role play zones.

  • Look Park

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    (2 miles) Florence

    Sweet family fun out in nature at Look Park, with boat rides, mini golf, and even a steam train ride!

  • Central Rock Climbing Centers

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    (3 miles) Hadley

    Central Rock Climbing Centers are home to 3 locations of more than 60,000 sq. ft. of rock climbing terrain. We offer birthday parties, group events, scouting packages, lock ins, instruction and have ...

  • Amherst History Museum

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    (7 miles) Amherst

    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.

  • Childrens Museum at Holyoke

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    (8 miles) 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 ...

  • Pinetum Farm - Llamas

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    (9 miles) Granby

    Families can come and enjoy nature, lunch on the trail, and exerience the special pleasure of hands on hiking with our gentle llamas. Our hikes are appropriate for young and older legs.

  • Yankee Candle Village

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    (10 miles) Deerfield

    A unique, entertaining world of New England charm, fairy tale fantasies, and hands-on, interactive candlemaking that's fun for every age. Also with permanent Christmas Wonderland exhibit.

  • Lupa Zoo

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    (12 miles) Ludlow

    Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.

  • Magic Wings

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    (13 miles) South Deerfield

    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 ...

  • Interskate 91 Family Fun Center

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    (15 miles) Wilbraham

    25,000 sq.ft of family fun at this Roller Skating Family Entertainment Center, featuring Skating, Laser Tag, and big arcade area! A great Massachusetts family day out for those active kids!

  • Springfield Science Museum

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    (15 miles) Springfield

    Visitors to the Springfield Science Museum will find a world filled with the wonders of natural and physical science. The Museum also is home to a live animal center with fish, insects, reptiles and ...

  • Dr Seuss National Memorial

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    (16 miles) Springfield

    In the centre of Springfield there is a park called The Quadrangle which contains sculptures of some of your favourite Dr.Seuss characters - great for photo opportunities

  • Basketball Hall of Fame

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    (16 miles) Springfield

    The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.

  • Zoo in Forest Park

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    (17 miles) Springfield

    The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.

  • Six Flags New England

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    (20 miles) Agawam

    Thrill seekers come in all sizes. That's why we have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that ...

  • JumpingClay USA

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    (23 miles) Enfield

    Craft fun in Connecticut with programs and clay activities for those creative little ones (and adults!) A crafty family day out for all!

  • Sonnys Place

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    (25 miles) Somers

    Sonny's Place is perfect place for the whole family to visit, have fun and relax. We offer miniature golf, an arcade, mini bowling, go karts, climbing wall, monkey motion, driving range, batting ...

  • New England Air Museum

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    (27 miles) Windsor locks

    For some Family Fun, bring your kids to the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT, a ninety minute drive from Boston and only twenty minutes from Hartford CT.

  • The Connecticut Trolley Museum

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    (29 miles) East Windsor

    The Connecticut Trolley Museum invites you to take a journey back in time and experience the transportation of yesterday.

  • Rex Museum

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    (30 miles) Gallup

    A museum on the history of Gallup displaying verious artifacts and information.

  • Berkshire Scenic Railway and Museum

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    (31 miles) Lenox

    On weekends and holidays (Memorial Day weekend through the last weekend in October) the Museum offers two ninety minute round trip excursions from Lenox Station to Stockbridge and a forty-five minute ...

  • Animagic Museum of Animation

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    (31 miles) Lee

    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 ...

  • Pine Acres Family Resort

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    (31 miles) Oakham

    In the heart of New England, is located on the shores of sparkling Lake Dean. Make your family vacation experience memorable at our five star rated camping resort.

  • Old Sturbridge Village

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    (32 miles) Sturbridge

    A fascinating 1830s New England living history museum - one of the largest in the country! With 59 antique buildings, costumed historians, and a working farm, kids can enjoy year round fun at this ...

  • Bounce Town

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    (32 miles) South Windsor

    Massive play area with five giant inflatable bounce houses in differing themes, including a super obstacle course they can race their friends through. Also has two dedicated party rooms and offers ...

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