What to do in Massachusetts

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The Freedom Trail showing signage and heritage architecture

Massachusetts Attractions

Learn what makes Massachusetts tick with some of the very best tours & day trips. Check out our top {293 fun activities in Massachusetts fun activities in Massachusetts}, and book with ease knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

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What to do in Massachusetts

Free Things to Do in Massachusetts

They say the best things in life are free. Discover the following around Massachusetts:

Discovery Museums - Find out if there are any special exhibits or guided tours on at this respected museum.

Cat Rock Park - Make this your first stop if it's fun you're chasing during your getaway.

Old North Bridge - If you like modern-day architecture and design, add this landmark to your to-do list.

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - If you're fascinated by bygone times, this is one attraction you won't want to miss.

Walden Pond - Simply being near the water is guaranteed to leave you feeling refreshed and calm.

Monument Square - Pull out your guidebook and find out why this place is worth a spot on your must-see list.

Edwards Church - Throw a little spirituality into your travels by paying a visit to this sacred site.

Cat Rock Park - If you love pottering about the garden, this attraction will fascinate your green thumb.

Things to Do in Massachusetts with Kids

There are plenty of sensational experiences in Massachusetts that the whole gang will love. These are a few of the best family friendly experiences around.


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Frequently asked questions

What to do in Massachusetts on a sunny day?
What to do in Massachusetts on a rainy day?
What is Massachusetts famous for?
Bring your walking shoes because there are loads of landmarks you simply can’t miss:

  • Fenway Park
  • TD Garden
  • Boston Common
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace

What should I not miss in Massachusetts?
If you’re eager to experience the best of this destination, pencil these attractions into your schedule:

  • Boston University
  • Harvard University
  • New England Aquarium
  • Northeastern University

Are there cheap things to do in Massachusetts?
What can you do in Massachusetts for free?
You’ll hardly have time to grab your wallet out of your backpack with so many free things to do:

  • Boston Common
  • Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Harvard Square
  • Copley Place

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