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.
Boston National Historic Park
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.
Salt Pond Visitor Center
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.
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!
Freetown Fall River State Forest
A scenic and historic Massachusetts park, great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Perfect for active families, anglers, horseback riders!
Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
The largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England is ready for the family! With over 400 acres and trails through fields, streams, woods and marsh, it's a fun day out in nature and wildlife.
Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Beautiful forests, lush wetlands and peaceful fields...a great day out in nature in the stunning outdoors of Massachusetts.
Borderland State Park
Fishing, canoeing, trails...even ice-skating are waiting for kids to enjoy at this historically significant park in beautiful Massachusetts.
Ames Nowell State Park
A beautiful way to get the kids out into nature, popular with boaters and fisherman. Great for hiking, picnicking, canoeing and biking.
The Butterfly Place
Surround yourself with over 500 butterflies, representing up to 50 species from all around the world, with this charming New England butterfly experience!
26 acres of wildlife from all over the world, to educate, inspire, excite and engage - all near the sparkling Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA!
An 18,400 sq ft nature experience with a butterfly conservation center, with nearly 4,000 free flying butterflies from all over the world!
Woods Hole Science Aquarium
Kids especially love the "touch tank," where they can reach into tide pools filled with starfish and sea cucumbers. Other displays include sea turtles, lobster and wolffish. One of many fun family places to go…
Buttonwood Park Zoo
New Bedford, MA
The Zoo's Education Department and zookeeper staff offer a range of programs to enhance your zoo experience. See how zookeepers provide enrichment activities to keep the zoo's animals active and healthy. Learn about biofacts and…
New England Aquarium
Coral reefs, from the Bahamas and the tropical Pacific to Australia. Meet lionfish and stonefish, some of the most poisonous fish in the sea. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for…
Capron Park Zoo
Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at…
Franklin Park Zoo
An amazing zoo in Massachusetts, with 10 main areas featuring animals from all over the world, as well as a 10,000 sq feet kids playground!
Tougas Family Farm
Family farmyard fun at the Tougas Family Farm, with a barnyard, playground, and farm kitchen, as well as family friendly activities. Enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
Winslow Farm Animal Sanctuary
A charming animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures that kids can watch and learn from.
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Get an up close look at the friendly animals in the farmyard and discover how they came to be such an important part of the human life. One of the many fun family places to…
North Andover, MA
Visit the Smolak Farms, you will find animals such as Baby sheep, llamas, alpacas, golden pheasants, fallow deer, peafowl, goats, zebu cow, swans, rabbits, chickens and so much more!
Animal Adventures Education & Science Center
Animal Adventures offers hands-on exotic animal programs that are a fun, learning experience, no matter what birthday you are celebrating from 1-100. Meet the animals, hear interesting stories and information about them, and get up-close.…
The Skyfari Sky Ride takes you over the Deer Forest, then up close to the Chimp Exhibit, onward as you “fly” over the Mandrills, soar over the Camels and Watusi... An amazing ride.... all you…
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.
New Bedford, MA
Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
The New England Pirate Museum
Relive the swashbuckling adventures of Captains Kidd and Blackbeard, with a walking tour and authentic pirate treasures!
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…
Museum of Science
Over 700 interactive exhibits perfect for kids in Boston, where their imagination can run wild with science and technology!
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
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 crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles…
Cape Cod Childrens Museum
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
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 Plymouth, where the…
Children’s Museum of 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.
Salem Witch Museum
Step back in time to 1692, to a time when the Witch Trails of Salem were in full force. Fascinating for the older kids, this museum gives the family a dramatic history lesson with life-size…
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Explore dinosaurs, hundreds of animals from around the world, rare minerals, meteorites. Check out the 42 ft. Kronosaurus, whale skeletons, and Harvard's world-famous Blaschka 'Glass Flowers'. Don't miss the University's most visited museum, just 10-15…
Boston Childrens Museum
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.
Basketball Hall of Fame
The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.
Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, ride a narrow-gauge…