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Adams Academy/Quincy Historical SocietyQuincy, (617) 773-1144, $
Built on the site of the birthplace of legendary patriot John Hancock - and funded by an endowment left by John Adams - Adams Academy began its life in 1872 as a boys' preparatory school, which operated until 1908.

Adams National Historical ParkQuincy, (617) 770-1175, $
Travel back in time at the Adams National Historical Park, where you'll visit the birthplaces of not one, but two U.S. presidents: John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams.

Moswetuset HummockQuincy, Free
This wooded area located at the intersection of East Squantum St. and Quincy Shore Dr. was the seat of the Indian chief Chickatabot, who was visited by Captain Myles Standish and the Indian guide Squanto in 1621.

Quincy Art Association presents Children's Art ClassesQuincy, (617) 770-2482, $$
There is a variety of children's art classes offered at the Quincy Art Association.

Thomas Crane Public LibraryQuincy, (617) 376-2411, Free
The Quincy main library is a very nice facility that was greatly expanded a few years back and it has recently upgraded its active program of children's reading and general fun activities.

U.S. Naval Shipbuilding Museum & USS SalemQuincy, 617-479-7900, $
The USNSM is home to the USS Salem, the world's only preserved Heavy Cruiser, the Navy's most powerful class of cruisers in the world. Overnight Adventures onboard give families a true hands-on naval experience!

United First Parish Church: Church of the PresidentsQuincy, (617) 773-0062, $
Known as the 'Church of the Presidents,' this historic church was built from Quincy granite in 1828. Tours of the church include a visit to the Adams Family crypt.

USS Salem at the Naval Shipbuilding MuseumQuincy, 617-479-7900, $$
The main attraction here is the USS Salem, a heavy cruiser built at the Quincy shipyard where it is displayed. Tours of the ship take about an hour.

Wollaston BeachQuincy, (617) 482-1722, Free
Wollaston Beach is the largest Boston Harbor beach, providing more than one and a half miles of shoreline access. This urban beach features a continuous walkway, seawall, and concession stands on the land side of Quincy Shore Drive.

5 WITS Interactive AdventuresFoxboro, (508) 698-1600, $$
A 5 Wits adventure will fully immerse you in multi-media experience unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before! You'll have to solve puzzles, explore new spaces and discover the details of your unique story.

Animal World ExperienceStoughton, (781) 436-5400, $$
Animal World Experience offers fun, interactive, and educational traveling animal programs servicing all of Massachusetts and beyond. We bring a variety of animals to your location of choice for a hands-on and close up experience that is guaranteed to be fun for all ages!

Attleboro Arts MuseumAttleboro, 508-222-2644, Free
The Attleboro Arts Museum involves audiences of all ages and backgrounds in the visual arts through diverse and engaging arts experiences and education.

BattlegroundZ Paintball & ArcadeAttleboro, 508-399-7700, $$$
The Battlegroundz complex delivers an action-packed adventure for the whole family. From State of the art Lazer Tag arena to Paintball, they have you covered.

Battleship Cove Birthday PartiesFall River, (508) 678-1100, $$
Create a unique and exciting birthday party for your child and invited guests at Battleship Cove. They supply everything but the gifts!

Battleship Cove Education School & Group ProgramsFall River, 508-678-1905, $
Battleship Cove offers historic naval ships including a submarine, military exhibits, and related memorabilia that tell the stories of brave sailors and their proud fighting days.

Battleship Cove Naval Ship MuseumFall River, 508-678-1905, $$
Historic naval ships, military exhibits, and related memorabilia tell the stories of brave sailors and their proud fighting days. Explore the Battleship Massachusetts' nine decks (great for kids!)

Battleship Cove ToursFall River, 800-533-3194, $
Explore the Battleship Massachusetts, a submarine, a PT boat, a Japanese suicide boat and more among the fleet of six vessels open to the public.

Blue Hills Observatory & Science CenterMilton, (617) 696-0562, $
Learn the history of the oldest continually operating weather observatory in the country. Enjoy weekend observatory tours, & a great view from the summit.

Blue Hills Ski AreaCanton, (781) 828-5070, $$
Blue Hills is a small area just south of Boston with lots of recent updates! It is an inexpensive convenient venue for families with children, and for those living in Boston on on the South Shore.

Blue Hills State ReservationMilton, (617) 698-1802, Free
With its scenic views, varied terrain and 125 miles of trails, the Blue Hills Reservation offers year-round enjoyment for the outdoor enthusiast. Great trails for any level.

Blue Hills Trailside MuseumMilton, (617) 333-0690, $
The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is the interpretive center for the 7,000-acre Blue Hills Reservation and is managed by the Massachusetts Audubon Society.

Bonkerz Party ZoneYarmouth, 508-775-1010
Kids ages 0-12 can bounce, roll, climb & slide until they're exhausted at this spacious indoor playground which also offers various classes & events, a full snack bar and coloring rooms.

Boston Ballet Birthday PartiesNorwell, (617) 456-6214, $$
Celebrate your child’s special day in our studios! Birthday parties include a 45 minute ballet or creative movement class, goodie bags, craft activity, and use of tables, chairs and dance props.

Brockton Rox Minor League BaseballBrockton, (508) 559-7070, $
Help teach kids about teamwork and enjoy the action and excitement of minor league baseball with the Brockton Rox at Campanelli Stadium.

Build A Bear - Birthday PartiesAttleboro, (508) 643-3443, $$$
Build a Bear Workshop Parties are fun and creative. Best of all, each guest goes home with a new best friend - a cute stuffed animal that they make!

Build A Bear - Birthday PartiesBraintree, (781) 356-8400, $$$
Build a Bear Workshop Parties are fun and creative. Best of all, each guest goes home with a new best friend - a cute stuffed animal that they make!

Buttonwood Park ZooNew Bedford, (508) 991-6178, $
Nearly 200 species of animals are represented in the Buttonwood Park Zoo, ranging from tiny frogs to enormous elephants. Pony & Train Rides as well as a weekly music hour.

Cape Cod Children's MuseumMashpee, (508) 539-8788, $$
A non-profit organization, the Cape Cod Children's Museum is a place where families an children can learn and play together. Have fun exploring the Pirate Ship, see the stars at the indoor planetarium, or create your own stories at the Puppet Theatre.

Cape Cod Inflatable ParkYarmouth, (508) 771-6060, $$
Whether you like adrenaline-filled challenges, exciting water rides or just bouncing around, you’ll find thrills from mild to wild at the Cape Cod Inflatable Park.

Cape Cod Melody TentHyannis, (781) 383-9860, $$$
For more than 50 years, the South Shore Music Circus and it’s sister venue, the Cape Cod Melody Tent, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis.

Cape Cod Museum of Natural HistoryCape Cod, (508) 896-3867, $$
The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History has interactive displays on crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. There are natural trails behind the museum.

Cape Cod National SeashoreCape Cod, (508)487-1256, $$
The Cape Cod Seashore offers six swimming beaches, eleven self-guiding nature trails, and a variety of picnic areas and scenic overlooks.

Cape Cod Potato Chip FactoryHyannis, 508- 775-3358, Free
For the Boston day trip with the most crunch, you can't beat The Cape Cod Potato Chip Factory. From a glass-enclosed corridor, watch chip makers at work.

Cape Cod Scenic RailroadCape Cod, (888) 797-RAIL, $$$
All aboard! The Scenic Excursion Train winds past cranberry bogs, lush marshes, and natural woodlands on it two-hour journey between Hyannis and the Cape Cod Canal.

Cape Playhouse Children's TheatreDennis, (508) 385-3911, $
The CCCA brings you classic tales, zany humor, beloved stories and lively music - each production a wonderful way to introduce young people to the joys of theatre.

Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, (508) 627-7689, $
Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge on Chappaquiddick Island (Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts) owned and managed by The Trustees of Reservations. The refuge consists of 516 acres and includes the 1893 Cape Poge Lighthouse.

Capron Park & ZooAttleboro, (508) 222-6202, $
The Capron Park Zoo is a great place to bring the entire family. This zoo is a small park with plenty of animals to see. The river otters offer plenty of entertainment with their tricks and performances that they seem to do endlessly!

Ceramics a la CarteCanton, 781-828-6660, $$
Fun for all ages...anyone can choose from our wide selection of ceramic pieces, grab a brush, some paint and create a work of art. Come alone, bring a friend, plan for your next party and we’ll supply the fun! We look forward to helping you achieve your creative goals.

Ceramics a la Carte Birthday PartiesCanton, 781-828-6660, $$
Fun for all ages...anyone can choose from our wide selection of ceramic pieces, grab a brush, some paint and create a work of art. Come alone, bring a friend, plan for your next party and we’ll supply the fun! We look forward to helping you achieve your creative goals.

Children's Museum in EastonEaston, (508) 230-3789, $$
Housed in the Old Fire Station in Easton, MA, the Museum offers interactive exhibits in the arts and sciences for children and families to explore together.

Chuck E. CheeseAttleboro, (508) 399-8445, $$
Chuck E. Cheese kid's arcade host birthday parties that include 90 minutes of table time, food, drinks, cake and playtime with tokens for games.

Chuck E. CheeseDartmouth, (508) 993-9969, $$
Chuck E. Cheese kid's arcade host birthday parties that include 90 minutes of table time, food, drinks, cake and playtime with tokens for games.

Coast Guard Heritage MuseumBarnstable, 508-362-8521, $
USCG history, the Oldest Wooden Jail in America and the Village Blacksmith Shop.

Dalby FarmScituate, 781-545-4952, $
Dalby Farm's tours, programs and events are interactive learning experiences that expose youngsters and adults to animals, plants and the importance of nature in a safe, positive way.

Dave & Buster'sBraintree, 781-519-7900, $$
Dave & Buster’s is a gigantic family-friendly game room where “of age” players can drink and gamble, and youngsters trade in their ski ball tickets for glitzy prizes. Minors must be accompanied by an adult over 25.

DropZone Plymouth - Aerial Adventure ParkPlymouth, 508-958-9323, $$
Zip Lines - High Ropes Course - Quick Jump - Climbing Wall - Mini Golf - RC Track

Duxbury Beach ParkDuxbury, (781) 837-3112
Two beaches in one (Inner Beach and Outer Beach) as the beach is sort of a thin penninsula with a parking lot in the middle. Overall, the beach is a long thin stretch that is somewhat 'stoney' along the shore.

Edaville Family Theme ParkCarver, (508) 866-8190, $$
Edaville Family Theme Park is bigger and better than ever. Now featuring Edaville,Thomas Land, Dino Land (seasonal) and Christmas Festival of Lights (seasonal), including 90+ rides & attractions. The park is located at 5 Pine Street in South Carver, Massachusetts.

Extra Innings Indoor Baseball & Softball Training CentersWrentham, (508) 384-8295, $$$
New England's finest year round indoor baseball & indoor softball training facility is dedicated to fulfilling the needs of players of all ages and abilities.

Ficco's BowladromeFranklin, (508) 528 -1142, $$
Ficco's Bowladrome is a 28 lane candlepin bowling center that has been providing safe, affordable, family fun for over 70 years. Features glow bowling, birthday parties and leagues.

Forbes House MuseumMilton, (617) 696-1815, $
The Forbes House Charitable Trust was established in 1984 to ensure the preservation of the house, collections, and grounds at 215 Adams Street. These treasures are interpreted through tours, lectures, programs, and special exhibitions and events.

Francis William Bird ParkWalpole, (508) 668-6136, Free
Over three miles of walking paths wind through the park, traversing streams via old granite bridges and passing through rolling, grassy meadows punctuated with mature shade trees, tree groves, and ponds.

Freetown State Forest Splash PadFall River, 508-644-5522, Free
Freetown state forest splash pad is great for little kids. It has a nice wading pool and it is fenced in with 2-3 lifeguards on duty. The area is surrounded by some grass and a some benches and there are bathrooms on the premises.

Fuller Craft MuseumBrockton, 508-588-6000, $
This contemporary museum focuses on multicultural exhibitions and performances. It also has beautiful grounds.

Goldfish Swim SchoolBraintree, (781) 817-3535, $$
Goldfish Swim School offers swim lessons for children ages 4 months and up, as well as family swim times, a rec team and birthday parties.

Goldfish Swim SchoolRockland, $$
Goldfish Swim School offers swim lessons for children ages 4 months and up, as well as family swim times, a rec team and birthday parties.

Golf CountryEaston, 508-238-6007, $
Golf Country's three locations offer miniature golf, batting cages and a driving range.

Green Briar Nature Center & Jam KitchenSandwich, (508) 888-6870, $
On the shores of Smiling Pool and next to the famous Briar Patch of Thornton Burgess’s stories, Green Briar offers interpreted nature trails and a spectacular wild flower garden. Look for year-round natural history programs for children and adults that include story times, classes, field trips, guided walks, and workshops

Hingham Community Playground at Bradley WoodsHingham, None, Free
Great hidden playground in Hingham, MA. Most only know of this wonderful playground if they live in Hingham! It has multiple playground sets for all ages, swings for all ages, a climbing wall for little ones, a little house to go in, a 'ship' to sail, and a sand box.

Horseneck State BeachWestport, 508-636-8816, $
A gorgeous 3 mile stretch of sandy beach. Features a bathhouse, snack bar, picnic tables, hiking, swimming and a campground next to the beach.

Hull Lifesaving MuseumHull, 781-925-5433, $
This almost entirely hands-on museum features a huge, climbable sea wall, a period surf boat that was used for rescues and a children's play loft that holds a play schooner, period clothes for dress-up and an observation tower with a breath-taking view of Boston Harbor.

Jenney Grist MillPlymouth, 508-747-4544, $
The Jenney Mill, America’s first utility, launched the beginning of industry and free trade in our country. The Mill is located in the heart of the Plymouth historic district, a seven minute walk from the waterfront and a five minute drive to Plimoth Plantation. Visit, take a tour, or reserve a school program.

Kidz Wurld, Inc.North Attleboro, 508-695-1674, $$
This 6,000 square foot parent supervised playcenter is geared toward providing stimulating, interactive physical activity for children up to 10. Highlights include several interactive inflatables, rock climbing wall, roller coasters, an enclosed infant soft play area for the little ones, and an arcade area.

Lloyd Center for the EnvironmentDartmouth, (508) 990 0505, $$
The Lloyd Center is the only area organization focused on educating the public about coastal and watershed issues, and conducting research on coastal ecosystems and endangered species. Explore the Visitor's Center or schedule a group visit.

Lobster Tales Harbor CruisePlymouth, 508-746-5342, $$$
Hands-on lobstering cruise, pirate adventures and/or scenic tour of Plymouth Harbor.

Marconi BeachCape Cod
Marconi Beach is a beautiful beach that is part of the Cape Code National Seashore in Massachusetts. Visitors can explore this historic area using a nature trail, swim in the ocean, and enjoy activities such as surfing and boogie boarding.

Maria Mitchell Association Natural Science MuseumNantucket, 508-228-9198, Free
At the Maria Mitchell Association Natural Science Museum, take a tour or guide yourself through rooms filled with wonderful things from the natural world of Nantucket. Field trips for all ages, lectures, workshops, and special programs are among the activities offered through the Natural Science Museum.

Mayflower IIPlymouth, (508) 746-1622
Reproduction of the 17th-century merchant ship Mayflower that brought the Pilgrims to Plymouth in 1620. Interpreters and role-playing reenactors and exhibits relate the storyof the journey.

MiniWrappers4YouPlymouth, 5089621795, $
MiniWrappers4You offers custom candy bar wrappers for any occasion--birthdays, weddings, new baby, showers etc! Photo wrappers are our specialty and a great keepsake favor!

Monster Mini GolfSeekonk, 508-336-8004, $
Monster Mini Golf is an indoor, mildly spooky 18 hole glow-in-the-dark mini golf course. Fluorescent golf clubs, balls, props, walls, and special effects are illuminated with lots of black lights.

Museum Of African American HistoryNantucket, 508-228-9833, Free
Exhibits and programs are dedicated to accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans during the colonial period in New England.

Museum of Bad ArtWeymouth, Free
The Museum Of Bad Art (MOBA) is a fun, quirky, private gallery dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms and in all its glory.

My Gym Birthday PartiesWalpole, (508) 850-9992, $$$
Birthday Parties at MyGym are 1 ½ or 2 hr private events. My Gym instructors guide the children through organized games and activities. The staff handles everything, including setup and cleanup.

Mystic BowlingRaynham, (508) 822-2304, $$
Mystic Bowling...A State-of-the-Art Light and Sound Show to accompany your bowling FUN is offered by Ryan Family Amusements at five Cape Cod locations. The normal lighting gives way to a special illumination that reveals a kaleidoscope light show.

Mystic BowlingHyannis, (508) 775-3411, $$
Mystic Bowling...A State-of-the-Art Light and Sound Show to accompany your bowling FUN is offered by Ryan Family Amusements at five Cape Cod locations. The normal lighting gives way to a special illumination that reveals a kaleidoscope light show.

Mystic BowlingYarmouth, (508) 394-5644, $$
Mystic Bowling...A State-of-the-Art Light and Sound Show to accompany your bowling FUN is offered by Ryan Family Amusements at five Cape Cod locations. The normal lighting gives way to a special illumination that reveals a kaleidoscope light show.

Nelson Park Splash Pad (under construction)Plymouth, Free
The 5,000-square-foot splash pad at Nelson Park is a refreshing place to cool off in the heat, and features motion and push-button activated jets of water shooting in different directions off a cool rubberized surface.

New Bedford Whaling MuseumNew Bedford, 508-997-0046, $
Kids are easily impressed by the mere size of the whaling hooks & harpoons. A 22 min. silent film shows footage of an actual whale chase.

New England Patriots Football (NFL)Foxboro, 800-543-1776, $$$$
The New England Patriots play their home football games at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

New England Wildlife Center Education ProgramsWeymouth, 781-682-4878
The New England Wildlife Center (NEWC) is a twenty-two year-old humane, nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving wildlife and the environment with a wildlife teaching hospital, education, advocacy and public health and habitat intervention. You can tour the center's new “green” facility in South Weymouth and view their extensive specimen collection.

Old Ordinary MuseumHingham, 781-749-7721, $
Take a step back in time through three hundred years. This fourteen room house museum contains an extensive collection of period furniture export porcelain, glass, paintings, textiles, tools and more.

Orpheum TheatreFoxboro, (508) 543-4434, $$
The Orpheum theatre company offers productions with talented performers of all ages. In addition to their mainstage productions, they also offer youth year round theater, musical theatre classes after school.

Paragon CarouselHull, (781) 925-0472
If your child is a spring, summer or even early fall baby, this is a fabulous destination for a birthday party. The carousel is a beautiful, old-fashioned carousel located across the street from the beach, only 15 miles from downtown Boston.

Paul's Pony RidesCanton, (781) 828-7028
These sweet-natured and well-groomed ponies will bring smiles to the faces of the children at your party. Pony rides at your event will provide the children with memories of happiness and enjoyment, laughter and fun.

Pick A Party PlaceAbington, (781) 588-2274, $$$
With over 20 years of experience in children's birthday parties, Pick a Party is a fast paced, outrageously exciting, incredibly fun party center that focuses on the individual interests of the birthday child.

Pilgrim Hall MuseumPlymouth, (508) 746-1620, $$
Pilgrim Hall Museum is a gallery museum that tells the stories of America’s founding and traditions in stirring detail. Exhibitions include Pilgrim possessions, and Native American artifacts.

Plaster Fun TimeBraintree, (781) 849-8400, $
We are the Boston-area original for anytime creative fun. With 9 area locations, there is a location near you. All our stores have thousands of pieces to choose from that you take home the SAME DAY! For kids 2 and up – you NEVER need a reservation.

Plimoth PlantationPlymouth, 508-746-1622, $$
A living-history museum that re-creates the 1627 Plymouth community. You'll meet Governor William Bradford, Mistress Hopkins, and other members of the community.

ProvincetownCape Cod, $$$
Provincetown offers fabulous stretches of pristine beaches that are just steps from the town's trendy restaurants, shops, galleries, and clubs.

Richard Sparrow HousePlymouth, 508-747-1240, $
Built in 1640, the Richard Sparrow House is Plymouth's oldest surviving wooden frame house. A neat view of an authentic early Pilgrim life.

Robbins Museum of ArchaeologyMiddleboro, 508-947-9005, Free
The mission of the Robbins Museum of Archaeology is to increase the public's understanding and appreciation of the rich prehistory of New England's Native Americans through education, research, collections management, and exhibits focusing on 'People and the Land: 11,000 years in New England.'

Rocky Marciano ExhibitBrockton, 508-583-1039, $
The Marciano room features the boxing gloves and the shoes he wore while winning the Walcott fight. Numerous magazines, newspapers, video clips, photos, and box

Sandwich Glass MuseumSandwich, (508) 888-0251, $
The Sandwich Glass Museum has artfully combined the classic exhibits of its extensive collection with state-of-the-art technology to bring many of the new installations to life.

Seaman's Bethel (Moby Dick)New Bedford, 508-992-3295, Free
Chapel visited by Herman Melville and described in the novel Moby Dick. The chapel is a memorial to whalers who were lost at sea.

Showcase Cinemas RandolphRandolph, 781-963-5600, $$
The Showcase Cinemas in Randolph, MA are an excellent way to spend a rainy day or even a summer day that is just too hot! The stadium seating allows for much roomier seats than your average theater.

Slocum's River ReserveDartmouth, (508) 679-2115, Free
Formerly known as Island View Farm, Slocum's River Reserve includes mature woodlands, agricultural fields, and pastures that slope down to the western bank of the Slocum's River.

Snip-its Birthday Parties For GirlsHingham, (781) 740-2306
Snip-its Birthday Parties are fun for kids and easy for parents! Just choose the party that's right for you, and let the experts at Snip-its do all the work.

Snip-its Birthday Parties For GirlsCanton, (781) 821-1900
Snip-its Birthday Parties are fun for kids and easy for parents! Just choose the party that's right for you, and let the experts at Snip-its do all the work.

Soule HomesteadMiddleboro, 1 (1 (508) 947-6, $
Soule Homestead Education Center provides hands-on learning opportunities including environmental programs, organic farming activities, traditional crafts, and cultural events.

South Shore Children's MuseumHanover, (781) 826-3518, $
SSCM provides play and learning opportunities that engage families with young children through interactive exhibits and programming. Our exhibits are American history based and we have programs in Literacy, STEM and the arts.

South Shore Music CircusCohasset, 781-383-9850
For more than 50 years, the South Shore Music Circus and it’s sister venue, the Cape Cod Melody Tent, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis.

South Shore Natural Science CenterNorwell, (781) 659-2559, $
The South Shore Natural Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the natural and cultural environments of the South Shore.

The Artist In You - Paint Your Own PotteryCape Cod, (508) 394-3208
Enjoy Mid-Cape's Paint-Your-Own Pottery Studio. Open all year long. Enjoy Birthday parties, Adult Nights, Family Reunions, & Kid's Night Out

The Children’s Museum of Greater Fall RiverFall River, 508-672-0033, $$
This museum is made up of a number of nifty theme rooms. The dinosaur pit, the Lego room, the water room, etc. are bright and airy with imaginative set-ups and lots to keep kids busy.

The Company TheatreNorwell, (781) 871-2787, $$
Each year, thousands of theatre-goers across the South Shore and Southeastern Massachusetts are dazzled by the excellence of the shows staged by the award-winning Company Theatre.

The Patriots Hall of FameFoxboro, 508-698-4800, $
The Patriots Hall of Fame is an interactive multi-media tribute to New England's favorite football team. School group and birthday programs are available.

Tot Plex Indoor Play SpaceCanton, (781) 821-1020 x, $
The Canton Totplex is a great indoor play and sports space for toddlers and young children thru six years. Play on climbers, slides, cars or full size moonwalk; or sign up to learn to ice skate or play hockey.

Toys R UsBrockton, (508) 584-8697, $$
and elPopular chain store featuring toys from toddler to teen. You'll find everything from Fisher Price and Little Tikes to bicycles, outdoor equipment, books and electronics.

Toys R UsAttleboro, (508) 695-6195, $$
and elPopular chain store featuring toys from toddler to teen. You'll find everything from Fisher Price and Little Tikes to bicycles, outdoor equipment, books and electronics.

Tree Top AdventuresCanton, (781) 989-5800, $$$
TreeTop Adventures is an aerial forest high ropes course consisting of more than 130 platforms installed in the trees and connected by various configurations of cable, wood, and rope to form bridges and zip lines. Groups of bridges link together to form separate trails.

Wackenhammer's Clockwork ArcadeHyannis, (774) 361-6306, $
Wackenhammer features an arcade and carousel open May - October in Hyannis on Cape Cod. They also host a series of Saturday evening concerts and puppet shows in the summer.

Ward's Berry FarmSharon, (781) 784-6939, $
Ward's Berry Farm offers berry picking, 4H animals to visit, a big sand box with toys, and a farm stand. It's a really nice place to go with little ones.

Water WizzWareham, (508) 295-3255, $$$
Fun for the whole family, Water Wizz has something for everyone, including a giant wave pool, toddler areas, super slides, and a relaxing river float.

Weir River FarmHingham, (781) 740-7233, Free
Originally part of a picturesque, early-twentieth-century country estate, Weir River Farm is comprised of ten acres of fields and pastures surrounded by oak and red cedar woodlands.

Wellfleet Drive-In TheatreCape Cod, (508) 349-7176, $$
Cape Cod's only drive-in theater - a fun family outing that is sure to please. There is also a fun playground and snack bar. Call or visit Web site for current schedule.

Westgate LanesBrockton, (508) 583-1297, $$
Come on in and join the fun! We offer bowling for all ages and skill levels. Westgate features 50 ten pin lanes, 12 candlepin lanes, Billiard tables, video games and a snack bar.

Winslow Farm Animal SanctuaryNorton, (508) 285-6451, $
Meet and interact with the 183 animals that live on the farm. Winslow Farm also offers a variety of animal-oriented activities, including birthday parties for children, pony rides, group educational tours, nature hikes and trails, as well as special events occurring during the holiday seasons.

Woods Hole AquariumCape Cod, (508) 495-2001, Free
The Woods Hole Science Aquarium is a small public aquarium that displays approximately 140 species of marine animals found in Northeast and Middle-Atlantic U.S. waters.

World's EndHingham, (781) 740-6665, $
World's End comprises four coastal drumlins -- Pine Hill, Planter's Hill, and the double drumlins of World's End proper -- all connected by over four miles of walking paths that offer dramatic views of the Weir River, Hingham Harbor, and the Boston skyline.

Zeiterion TheatreNew Bedford, 508-994-2900
Welcome to The Z's landmark 2005/2006 season. As the only performing arts center of the SouthCoast region, the Z has all the ingredients you'd expect from a world-class performance venue.

ZooQuarium - CLOSEDYarmouth, (508) 775-8883, $$
Now closed, this former Cape Cod attration was a Zoo and an Aquarium in one! Visitors were able to enjoy live sea lion shows, learn about local sealife, or take a stroll through the petting zoo to see many interesting animals



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