Things to Do in Massachusetts with Kids

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Things to Do in Massachusetts with Kids

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  • LAFFSTOP
    Mission Viejo, CA230 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Living history in a ballpark format, I took the behind the scene tour as well. Which I enjoyed as much as seen my Hometown. Saint louis cardinals comma I sat on the green monster In my full cardinal regalia and the boston fans could not have been more hospitable .. That may have something to do with one of them pointed out that they've beat the cardinals in the World Series. The last two times comma but the boston fans were wonderful and the ballpark is breast taking
    Written 10 January 2024
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  • Jonathan L
    Pittsburgh, PA1 contribution
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    Yes I did it: The Trail is a walk-through our history. From the Tea Party to Bunker Hill where for the first time american troops take the order to fire on red jackets. War against brothers was a tragedy, but America was born there and in that time. We've to learn and respect.
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • Shirley N
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A brilliant attraction, and interactive, and the café had plenty of room, lots to see and hear about the history of the Boston Tea Party
    Written 18 March 2024
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  • Derrick Aw
    Singapore, Singapore827 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is one of the more beautiful urban gardens I’ve been to. The area is huge, and very CLEAN. There are lots of benches (or you can just put a rug on the vast expanse of grass). Some interesting monuments and art installations notably look out for “The Embrace”. The park is divided into two portions separated by a road. On one side are lots of flower beds (mainly tulips, which are always pretty) and a lake with boat rides.

    I popped by after lunch and sat and walked around, leisurely, for almost two hours. It’s nice, in this cool weather!!
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • christopherbO9687MP
    Acton, MA735 contributions
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    The North End is a great Boston neighborhood to visit on foot for its many restaurants & shops. The main shopping & restaurant district concentrates on Hannover Street. Italian restaurants of every description (and price point) are along that street, as are numerous pastry shops. Also wander through some of the quieter residential streets (many of them one-way) to see how the community lives.
    Written 18 March 2024
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  • RayGCincinnati_OH
    Cincinnati, OH184 contributions
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    The Boston Common is 40+ acres of land in the center of the city; it's the oldest public park in America. Today it is a popular gathering place for Bostonians. Along with historic and contemporary monuments are plenty of street vendors to relieve you of your hard earned dollar.
    During our six days in Boston, we visited at least three times - for sight-seeing as well as people watching. On Memorial Day, 37,000 U.S. flags are placed in the Common, one for each of the service members from the Bay State who died in action in all wars since the Revolutionary War. It was a humbling sight.
    The Freedom Trail starts here.
    Written 10 April 2024
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  • Christophe B
    Quebec City, Canada571 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Slightly overpriced, but still worth a walk around. It's an historic area and there is plenty of street artists around. I recommend eating a lobster roll.
    Written 14 April 2024
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  • twin123185
    Atlantic City, NJ985 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I live aquariums and I do like this one. It’s geared more for kids than I expected but it’s well laid out and easy to get around. I enjoyed the penguins the most.
    I feel it’s a little pricey - a family of four gets expensive. However it’s worth to check out once.
    Written 21 September 2023
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  • Kimberly W
    239 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited recently as part of the Boston City pass. We spent approx three hours here. We attended the talks on space and the one on electricity and they were so interesting! The AI section was also very interesting and well laid out. We enjoyed the Moon section however wished more information was present on it. I liked the fact that there were water dispensers around the place.
    One con is that the cafe had lack of vegetarian options and everything was unhealthy so was unable to purchase anything from there.
    There was also too many kids but our fault for going on a weekend.
    Written 27 February 2024
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  • RayGCincinnati_OH
    Cincinnati, OH184 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    "Old Ironsides" was launched in 1797. Walk the ship to see how sailors ate hardtack, drank grog, and climbed masts 200 feet in the air. How can you skip this icon? It gives you a great understanding of how life at sea was in the 18th Century.
    Written 10 April 2024
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  • Derrick Aw
    Singapore, Singapore827 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lots of food stalls here… I shouldn’t have lunched elsewhere before popping over! I saw many ‘walking tours’ coming over here. Lots of usual touristy foods like clam chowder, lobster rolls etc - look good and smell good. If you can’t find a seat in the middle seating section, try outside. There’s lots of benches and often live performances to entertain you while you eat too!

    Adjacent to the central row of food stalls, are a line of shop carts selling miscellaneous stuff - pity, not as many as I would have liked to see.
    Written 21 April 2024
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  • Marisa M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beacon Hill Hotel was incredible. The quaintness was charming and desirable. The atmosphere was exquisite and the interior design was to the nines. The service was incredible - Austin was such a joy to work with! I could not recommend this hotel enough. We will definitely return!
    Written 22 March 2024
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  • Niels M
    Hamburg, Germany11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Another great visit at the Plimoth Patuxet Museum. It’s quite expensive, but always a great visit. The houses and area is well maintenance and always well staffed to get in touch with history first hand. This was our first time with our kids and they also enjoyed it a lot.

    We booked the combination ticket with the Mayflower II. This was also great to see.
    Written 23 April 2024
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  • DKMommy
    Elkton, MD299 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great museum. Well laid out. Lots of interactive displays. You can design your own battleship. Fun for kids and grownups.
    Written 17 February 2024
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  • stephen k
    Massachusetts2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I reccomend to take a guided tour so you won't miss the significant factors associated with the memorial. It has lots of significance. The entire place is very symbolic and a beautiful memorial to the innocent lives that were treated so tragically during this time in history. The museum gives you a lot of facts and stories behind the cemetery and who people are.
    Written 23 March 2024
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