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Second Grade Friends Again. Secret at the Polk Street School. Seven Treasure Hunts, the. Shortstop From Tokyo. Showtime at the Polk Street School. Sophie in the Saddle. Space Stations. Spectaular Stone Soup. Speed Skating. Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock, the. Spy in the Attic, The. Spy on third Base, The. The Statue of Liberty. Hurd, Edith Thacher. Visitors both near and far and residents alike find themselves throwing on light jackets and soaking in the brilliant colored leaves on hikes, car rides to harvest fairs, and while meandering through apple orchards.
This is also a great time to explore some of our world class museums or take in a show at one of our theaters. Fall in the Berkshires is not to be missed. Then step into the 18th century and watch and participate in what people did then. The 19th century is here, too, in 40 antique homes, buildings and water-powered mills in this most scenic town.
Open year-round. Seasonal hours may vary. Make your way across this one-of-a-kind sky ropes course and head up 12 or 24 feet onto zig zag beams, crisscross angled rope ladders, and spaghetti hand lines. Walk the plank at 24 feet then travel out on a 6 inch standalone beam, pivot and return. Adventurers must be at least 48" tall or 42" if accompanied by a chaperone. Visit the birthplaces of two presidents at Adams National Historical Park, take in a symphony performance, learn about granite quarries or shipbuilding at user-friendly museums, dine at a clam shack or an upscale waterfront restaurant.
If you want to enjoy the great outdoors, the Blue Hills Reservations boasts 7, acres featuring paved and unpaved hiking and biking trails as well as spectacular panoramic views. Throughout the city there are places where you can go golfing, play tennis, charter a fishing boat or just cast your line off a pier.
Fancy a beach? There are several to choose from, on the ocean, ponds and river, many with playgrounds. Ask for rooms with a kitchen, or one opening onto an outside patio or balcony or, for more room, a studio or cottage-style accommodation. How hard would it be to get kids involved in games and explorations of this piece of artwork, speaking to them across 26 centuries? This glorious mosaic floor, excavated from a home in Antioch that was destroyed by an earthquake in AD, is a centerpiece exhibit at Worcester Art Museum in Worcester and also the topic of a Family Guide exploration.
A brochure invites kids to count animals and sketch the mosaic. Can you think of a better way to get your kids loving art and history? Guests can enjoy inventive drinks and fresh fare throughout the year in the Cloister, a secluded garden patio that features a clever tin-to-table menu with an upscale twist on caviar. The new Champagne Salon is open Fridays to Sundays, 3 to 11 p. The guides are out every day leading fun and educational tours. For example, Massachusetts State House Tours teach about the history and architecture of the building. The USS Constitution crew members offer presentations about the ship's storied past.
The pleasure of a visit is amplified when you know more about the history around you. Visitors are welcome daily, except Mondays, from April 15 to October 31 to browse the gardens and trails, eat a picnic lunch, or just muse under the splendid beech trees. June brings the monumental sculpture exhibit Stickwork by artist Patrick Dougherty.
Tasting of Notch Beer included. The Misery Island Castaway Tour to Misery Island is packed with blood-curdling sort of stories of the pirates who infested sailed these waters. On the island, follow clues to pirate treasure.
This tour is for all ages, departing at 2 p. Tours leave from the dock at 10 Blaney Street. Free parking is available. Hosted by Brian Higginbottom. Doors open p. An Evening at the Drive-In Remember when times were good, gas was cheap, and summertime meant hanging out with your friends at the drive-in? From the film projectors to the snack bar and even the sign on Route 6, not much has changed here since Open from May through early October. Visit the Sea Creatures on Your Cape Cod Getaway A boat trip or tour to see whales, seals, seabirds and sea life is a perfect complement to your land-based vacation to beautiful Cape Cod.
Many Cape-Cod-based boating tours are offered, including trips from Provincetown, Hyannis and Plymouth out to Stellwagon Bank to see feeding whales, trips from Orleans and Chatham to look at seals and shoreline and harbor life. Brace yourself: boat captains and narrators know a lot about Pilgrims, pirates, seals, sharks, shipwrecks and buried treasure. Meet Villagers of 19th-Century New England Storrowtown , at Memorial Avenue in West Springfield is a re-crated 19th-century New England village that hosts tours and events and history programs to show audiences how New Englanders lived centuries ago.
Drop-in tours are offered June to August, Tuesdays through Saturdays. Activities like candle dipping, quill pen calligraphy and old-fashioned games add extra fun for families and kids. Histrionic Academy is a group of actors who bring history to life through theater. It offers a number of different historical walking tours led by costumed interpreters, including a Tour of the Freedom Trail. The day includes lively stories of the fire-breathing days of the American Revolution.
Offered daily. Fun Fountains of Boston The glorious Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston has seven water features and fountains to refresh your eyes and ears and mind — and in some cases, your skin — during the toasty summer months. The fountains run all day and up to 11 p. It is a flat surface with rising jets of water, and people can jump in splash all they wish. Great for cooling off and wearing down the kids.
Other water features include the canal fountains that run along the North and South lawns of the North End Parks ; the Labyrinth Fountain at the Armenian Heritage Park ; and a banboo-lined rocky stream at Chinatown Park. Every Sunday, over makers of foods and goods converge in SoWa, surrounded by artist studios, galleries, boutiques and vintage shops. You are invited to shop, browse, relax at the outdoor Beer Garden, enjoy live music, favorite food trucks, and lawn games. Think about taking a tour in this historic, seaside New England region. Moving on … to ghosts!
Dead of Night Ghost Tours , departing from Plymouth Rock in Plymouth , offers a truly interesting tour of the spookier side of Pilgrim life. Jenney Museum in Plymouth offers a walking tour of the town with intimate descriptions of the ways and lives of early Pilgrims. Many exhibits explain the fascinating geology, flora, and animal life of the Cape, and the Salt Marsh Room offers a wonderful vista of the adjoining salt marsh. Downstairs is a small but satisfying aquarium. Just outside the back door is a self-guided walking trail of the marsh.
Also, in the summer, naturalists offer guided treks of the marsh known a Mudflat Mania. A great way to see the fecund life of the salt marsh up close. Open year-round; seasonal hours. The main house is located behind a wide expanse of law dotted with shade trees and picnic tables. Behind the house, tastings are conducted on a flower-decked patio. Inside, a gift shop offers all manner of fun gifts and books related to Cape Cod wines and the drinking and collecting of wine. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 a. Tastings are offeredon the hour and half-hour, and free tours are conducted of the wintery and distillery.
Old Ben clearly meant that drinking hard cider a daily practice in his time is a social event.
Bear Swamp, founded in , is using growing methods that incorporate and protect the whole environment to produce apples and cider. Visit in the fall to pick apples and shop at the farm stand. On Saturdays, p. Call ahead to check on availability. Classes and lectures and videos for kids and adults on many fascinating subjects — from the source for our food to nature drawing -- are ongoing.
Broadside Bookshop: Best in the Valley Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton was voted Best Independent Bookstore in the Valley by a poll of local readers, so you know from ythe get-go that your love of books will be satisfied here. Located in a college town, the Bookshop says customers shall received personal service by a book-knowledgeable staff.
You will find lots of fiction and literary non-fiction, and even hard-to-find journals. Come dive into a place cherished by savvy bookworms. A Little Walk; a Little Chocolate; and Repeat Off The Beaten Path Food Tours are a fun outing where you and friends can poke along at a walking pace through a historical neighborhood and taste local culinary treats, all under the care of a knowledgeable guides.
One favorite, the Harvard Square Chocolate Tour, with stops at a variety of local eateries for chocolate tastings along the way. Fine of all ages. Meet at Harvard Square. Raise a glass to J. A perfect time to enjoy this most perfect of all fruits is is at Franklin County Cider Days. Not Your Average Community Center Wellfleet Preservation Hall at Main Street in Wellfleet is a wonderful resource driven by heartfelt people promoting arts, entertainment, and classes for the body and mind.
It is very much a locally run operation, and equally welcoming to seasonal visitors. The Hall is a creative re-use of a former church. Throughout the year, live music and dance parties bring every style of music. Paddling the Charles The Charles River west of Boston is a welcoming place for kayakers and canoeists. Several nature preserves are run by the Trustees of Reservations along this mile paddling route. Put in at Cedariver, a former farm, in Millis , which has a state-run boat launch. Downstream is Shattuck Reservation , which is old pasture land, with nice views and trails.
Take out can be at Charles River Peninsula in Needham , with access to a state-run boat launch. Phone: The vast grounds, covered with lawns and copses of woodlands, are the backdrop to a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture. Indoor space in the museum building also has exhibit space. The park and museum offer year-round activities, like snowshoe tours, yoga outdoors, nature tours, artist conversations, and screenings.
Enjoy revolutionary artistic visions and stretch your muscles outdoors. Book Lovers, Dig In on Nantucket For some of us, vacation and the beach are the time and place to dig into a great or silly, or sentimental book. The little island of Nantucket can solve your book-buying needs year-round at at least two well-used bookstore. Nantucket Bookworks at 25 Broad Street gets big huzzahs from visitors who love books. It is near the ferry terminal and visitors say you will find a big selection of new books.
It is welcoming to kids, and you can also shop here for board games, cards, calendars and silly gifts The museum tells the story of a New England village that built more two-masted wooden fishing schooners than any other place in the world. Exhibits are housed in the old Essex Central School House, built in Features include antique tools, photographs, documents, and exhibits.
Tours include video presentations and hands-on activities. A gift shop offers ship plans, maritime gifts. Hours: June-October, Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a. Broad Meadow Offers Woods, Streams, and Marshes Within the acres of woods, fields, streams, and marsh at Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary at Massasoit Road in Worcester , visitors can hike, cross-country ski, watch birds, look for butterflies, prowl for owls, or learn to snowshoe.
The center has a large 3-D model of the sanctuary and a huge map of the Blackstone River watershed. Trails are open daily, dawn to dusk. Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet all have a core group of restaurants and bars dishing up warmth and sustenance and intimacy. You will be looking for both after a vigorous walk onto the Province Lands , north of Provincetown.
On a bright day, the views are glorious. Walking routes can be adjusted for shorter and longer distances, with wonderful views of the Province Lands, Race Point Lighthouse, the Coast Guard Station, and more. Come meet its great-granddad. Hours vary by season. A day or more of exploration awaits dino fans of all persuasions.
Nearby, the Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College in Amherst has impressive exhibits that include vertebrate and invertebrate paleontology, minerals, and other geologic specimens. Interactive exhibits at Dinosaur Hall include actual fossils of dinosaur tracks which can be touched and a cast of a huge sauropod footprint for children to climb into. Information: Whaling by Sail in the Tough Old Days Commercial whaling conveys a very different scent in the 21st century than it did in the s and s when ships went to sea to capture animals that helped producd the cleanest light ever known.
Park Service, tells the dramatic story of the old whaling industry in the very streets and buildings where ships departed and sometimes returned after years of chasing the wind around the globe. The refuge offers 14 miles of beachfront and oversand vehicle and walking trails. Facilities include picnic tables, bike rack, restrooms, which are open May 30 to October Tours include a natural history tour, a wildlife kayak or canoe tour, a fishing discovery tour, and Cape Poge Lighthouse tour.
Open year-round, daily, with an entrance fee May 30 to October Visit a Working Grist Mill: Pilgrims! So many stories are packed into the reproduction on Town Brook in Plymouth of the Plimoth Grist Mill , built by the Mayflower travelers. People gather at noon on Fridays to see the 2,pound stones moved, positioned, and used to grind corn, a huge improvement in the lives of the English newcomers.
Kids and adults love to watch the mechanics of the water wheel, gears, stones, and grain hopper. In spring, herring alewives fight the current up the adjacent fish ladder to go upstream. Buy cornmeal and learn about Pilgrim cooking and dining. Gift shop, too! You will remember this visit long after you return to the 21st century. Artist Colony Is Vibrant in Gloucester Rocky Neck Art Colony in Gloucester is the oldest working art colony in the country, and has been luring artists to its picturesque shores for more than years.
Today the area is still home to many working artists and to galleries showing paintings in all media, as well as batik, photography, jewelry, prints, sculpture, ceramics, and fine gifts. A convenient walking tour of Rocky Neck, along East Main Street, includes information about three dozen galleries and studios on the Neck.
A new book about the artists and history of the region, titled Rocky Neck Art Colony , by Judith Curtis, is available. Walking Tours at Tower Hill Botanic Garden Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston hosts great special events and exhibits at all time of the year, but you can come for walks and tours held every weekend.
A walking garden tour , included in the cost of admission, happens every Sunday at 2 p. See highlights like camellias in the Limonaia and subtropical plants in the Orangerie, and the beauty of bark and berries in the Winter Garden. Learn about the history of the Worcester County Horticultural Society and learn about the future plans for the garden. Also, the garden welcomes people to bring their dogs to wander the dog walking trail on weekends from 10 a.