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Things to Do

Things to Do

 

Local Activities for Families in Western New England. Plan a great day trip or weekend adventure!

 

Grouped by Subject     Grouped by Location/Distance
   
   
Museums

Springfield Armory National Historic Site
Science Center of Connecticut
The Norman Rockwell Museum
Basketball Hall of Fame
The Children's Museum at Holyoke
Springfield Science Museum
Wistariahurst Museum 
EcoTarium 
• New England Air Museum
The Boston Children's Museum 
Boston Museum of Science
Cape Cod Children's Museum
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
The Children's Museum of Portsmouth
McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center

Water & Oceans
Mystic Seaport
New England Aquarium
Holyoke & Turners Falls Fish Ladders
Mystic Aquarium

Animals
The Zoo in Forest Park
EcoTarium
Magic Wings
New England Aquarium
Holyoke & Turners Falls Fish Ladders
Dinosaur State Park
Mystic Aquarium

Historical
Hancock Shaker Village
Boston By Foot
Plimoth Plantation
Salem Witch Village
Old Sturbridge Village
Historic Deerfield
• Dinosaur State Park

Other Outdoor Activities
Boston By Foot
Boston Duck Tours
Quabbin Reservoir

 

Pioneer Valley Area

Basketball Hall of Fame
• The Children's Museum at Holyoke
• Springfield Science Museum 
• Wistariahurst Museum 
• Holyoke & Turners Falls Fish Ladders
• The Zoo in Forest Park
Magic Wings
Historic Deerfield
Quabbin ReservoirSpringfield Armory National Historical Site

 

Northern CT
New England Air Museum
• Dinosaur State Park

Berkshires
• The Norman Rockwell Museum
• Hancock Shaker Village 

Central MA/Southern NH
• EcoTarium 
• The Children's Museum of Portsmouth
• McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center
• Old Sturbridge Village

Central & Southern CT
• Science Center of Connecticut 
• Mystic Seaport 
• Mystic Aquarium

Boston & Cape Cod
• The Boston Children's Museum 
• Boston Museum of Science
• Cape Cod Children's Museum
• Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
• New England Aquarium
Boston By Foot
Plimoth Plantation
Salem Witch Village
Boston Duck Tours