A scenic and historic Massachusetts park, great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Perfect for active families, anglers, horseback riders!
Norman Bird Sanctuary
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 habitats.
Colt State Park
464 acres of drives, lawns and stone walls along one of Rhode Island's most incredible shorelines. The "Gem" of the State Parks System!
Fort Adams State Park
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.
Fort Wetherill State Park
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.
Haines Memorial State Park
East Providence, RI
features a handicap accessible boat ramp, restrooms, and game fields which are available for rent.
Goddard Memorial State Park
East Greenwich, RI
Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island's most popular Metropolitan Park.
Beavertail State Park
Beavertail State Park, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island, is known for offering some of the most beautiful vistas along the New England coastline.
Lincoln Woods State Park
One of Blackstone Valley's great treasures, this popular New England getaway offers swimming, fishing, jogging, horseback riding, and the beach!
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.
Snake Den State Park
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. Facilities and Activities include:…
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
acilities and Activities include: Restrooms, Restrooms for the Disabled, Parking, Beach, Pavilion with Coin Operated Hot Showers, Playground, Picnic Tables, Concession and Swimming.
Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Beautiful forests, lush wetlands and peaceful fields...a great day out in nature in the stunning outdoors of Massachusetts.
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.
Borderland State Park
Fishing, canoeing, trails...even ice-skating are waiting for kids to enjoy at this historically significant park in beautiful Massachusetts.
Pulaski Memorial Recreation Area
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.
Misquamicut State Beach
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, outside showers, tower…
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.
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
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 as eight miles of trails that wind through a…
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.
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
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.
RecPlex Park and Spray Park
Fun family park with sporting complexes, and a popular splash park! Great family fun in Colchester!
Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park
More than just a park in Portland, with activities like cliff jumping, rock climbing, zip lines, kayaking, and even diving!
Bushnell Park and Carousel
A beautiful vintage carousel dating back to 1914 in Bushnell Park, the oldest publicly funded park in the USA!
North Hampton, NH
Fuller Gardens is a public display garden, located on the ocean, that features over 1700 rose bushes of hundreds of varieties, formal English perennial borders, Japanese Garden and Koi pond, annual displays and a tropical…
Wolcott Park and Spray Pad
West Hartford, CT
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features in New Hartford...and it's FREE!
Seacoast Science Center
The Seacoast Science Center is a "must see" for anyone wishing to discover the natural treasures and rich history of coastal New Hampshire. The Center's dramatic seaside setting, interpretive exhibits, and commitment to creating a…
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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.
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…
The Butterfly Zoo
It's all things butterflies at this Rhode Island Butterfly Zoo! A day out with the family surrounded by these fluttering colorful creatures!
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…
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.
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Spend the day in one of the oldest zoos in the country, with 130 species of rare and fascinating animals from around the world, including elephants, giraffes, snow leopards, and kangaroos!
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…
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…
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…
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!
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…