The park has a play area and a swimming pool with lifeguards. There are a picnic area and a large open picnic shelter pavilion for large group gatherings. Boating (rentals available), fishing, and sailing are…
Western Gateway Heritage State Park
North Adams, MA
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 Bridge State Park
North Adams, MA
Visit the ONLY naturally formed white marble arch in the whole of the USA - right in Massachusetts!
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…
Kingsland Bay State Park
Kingsland Bay State Park is one of Vermont's newest parks and at present has limited services. Much of the 264 acres, along the shores of Lake Champlain, remains as a natural area. The historic Hawley…
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…
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.
Mount Philo State Park
The 168-acre park is located atop Mt. Philo (968' elevation) and overlooks the Lake Champlain Valley and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. A narrow, steep road (not recommended for trailers) provides visitors access to…
High Falls Gorge
Sturdy bridges, walkways and groomed paths allow visitors to enjoy self-guided tours to view the beautiful waterfalls, dark pools and one of New York's largest pot holes. One of the many fun family places to…
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake, NY
Incredible nature adventures in New York State with 81 acres of great outdoors to explore, a museum, elevated tree top walk, canoeing and animals!
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…
Shelburne Farms is a membership-supported, nonprofit environmental education center and National Historic Landmark on the shores of Lake Champlain in Shelburne, Vermont. Our mission is to cultivate a conservation ethic. Schoolchildren, adults, educators and families…
Green Mountain Audubon Center
Year-round education programs reach thousands of Vermonters of all ages through school, camp, family, and adult programs and workshops, including 4,500 school-aged children.
Ausable Chasm, NY
Step back in time as you walk the nature trails in the midst of a primeval Adirondack Forest. Descend hundreds of feet and walk the natural stone walkways within the Chasm and gaze upon eons…
Little River State Park
Little River State Park, which is part of Mt. Mansfield State Forest, primarily consists of a campground with 81 tent/trailer sites and 20 leantos. This is central Vermont's largest and most popular campground.
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.
Sand Bar State Park
Today at Sand Bar, the smooth, sandy lake bottom remains shallow well out from shore, making this an ideal swimming spot for children. That, and the uninterrupted length of sandy beach, very high quality water…
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.
Smugglers Notch State Park
Smugglers Notch is a narrow pass through the mountain with 1,000 foot cliffs on either side. In the early days, only a footpath and trail for horses existed. The Park is a corridor park with…
Saint Regis Falls, NY
The largest state park in the lower 48, this amazing 6 million acre park in Northern New York gives families an amazing outdoor adventure!
Elmore State Park
Elmore State Park has more than 700 acres, the area includes a large sandy beach, historic CCC bathhouse with a concession stand, restrooms and a rental pavilion, a picnic shelter, numberous tables and grills, and…
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.
ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center
Over 70 species of marine life at this Vermont aquarium, dedicated to educating on ecology, history and culture too!
An 18,400 sq ft nature experience with a butterfly conservation center, with nearly 4,000 free flying butterflies from all over the world!
Wander through five acres and enjoy some of the most agreeable animals you'll ever meet! Great animal fun with the family in New Hampshire!
Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo
More than just an observational zoo, this fun New York State discovery zoo is aimed at giving kids an engaging and interactive animal experience!
House of Frankenstein Wax Museum
< 1 mile
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.…
Vermont Marble Museum
We have been presenting the past present and future of marble, as used in art, as building material and amazing world of everyday uses for more that 20 years!
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!
New England Maple Museum
The museum offers a trip through over 200 years of maple sugaring history starting with the Native American discovery that maple sap cooked over an open fire produces a sweet syrup.
Norman Rockwell Museum of Vermont
Our nationally recognized collection of Norman Rockwell's art, established in 1976, commemorates Norman Rockwell's Vermont years and the entire span and diversity of his career (1911-1978). Chronological display of more than 2,500 Norman Rockwell
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…
Indian Lake, NY
Explore 121 acres and 40,000sq ft of exhibitions near the Blue Mountain, with indoor and outdoor learning and activities for kids!
Henry Sheldon Museum
The Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is the oldest chartered community history museum in the United States, welcoming visitors and researchers since 1882. It offers lively tours, exhibits and programs to enrich our understanding…
New York State Museum
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.
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Whatever your interests, the museum offers opportunities for on-water adventures, gallery browsing, and armchair exploration.
The Nature Museum at Grafton
The Nature Museum is a dynamic and educational place to visit. The exhibits at The Nature Museum at Grafton encourage you to open the door to Vermont's natural beauty.
Kidspace at Mass MoCa
North Adams, MA
An interactive art gallery and studio designed for children offering hands on exhibitions and educational experiences.
Vermont Institute of Natural Science
It's all about science, nature and natural history at this Vermont institute with fascinating exhibits, fun live shows and kids programs!