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Edaville Express: Where's Santa Package
Edaville Express: Where's Santa Package
Recreation in Carver, MA USA

Edaville's interactive Santa train ride is coming to town! Edaville Express: Where's Santa Package Join Mrs.


Edaville Family Theme Park
Edaville Family Theme Park
Theme Park in Carver, MA USA

Explore Thomas Land, Dino Land and Cran-Central! Built by the late Ellis D. Atwood, Edaville Family Theme Park has evolved over the decades from a 220-acre working cranberry plantation, to an unforeseen tourist attraction.

Edaville Family Theme Park is open Weekends in September!
Edaville Family Theme Park is open Weekends in September!
Recreation in Carver, MA USA

Edaville is open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday in September Repeats every week until Sun Sep 30 2018.

Escape Your Reality, Visit King Richard's Faire!
Escape Your Reality, Visit King Richard's Faire!
Historic Site in Carver, MA USA

New England's longest running and largest Renaissance Festival, Carver Families can find fabulous food and drink, eight stages filled with entertainment including the King's Knights jousting on horseback, fun rides and challenging games of skill on the King Richard’s Faire’s 80-acre site.

Essex National Heritage Area
Essex National Heritage Area
National Park in Essex County, MA USA

National Park The Essex National Heritage Area begins just 10 miles north of Boston and extends for 40 miles along the scenic coast of Massachusetts.


Essex River Cruises & Charters
Essex River Cruises & Charters
Tour in Essex, MA USA

Offering daily sightseeing cruises & private charters Essex River Cruises offers daily narrated sightseeing cruises & relaxing evening cruises 7 days a week May through October. We cruise down the pristine Essex River offering spectacular views of the coastline. Get up close to beaches, islands, and salt marsh.

Explore space with Rosalita's Puppets
Explore space with Rosalita's Puppets things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Theatre in North Easton, MA USA

Visit the Children's Museum in Easton for some puppet fun Help us countdown and blast-off! Visit the Children’s Museum in Easton on Thursday, July 17th from 10am-3pm for some rocket science fun. You can experience what it’s like to be an astronaut and launch rockets by using water, air and other interesting fuels.

Fall River Seal Cruises with Save The Bay
Fall River Seal Cruises with Save The Bay
Recreation in Fall River, MA USA

Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Enjoy a 75-minute scenic boat ride down the Taunton River into beautiful Mt. Hope Bay on the lookout for visiting winter harbor seals and early spring wildlife.

Franklin Park Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo in Boston, MA USA

Open Year Round - One of the area’s best values Franklin Park Zoo is a 72-acre site nestled in Boston’s historic Franklin Park, long considered the “crown jewel” of Frederick Law Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace Park System. The Zoo was founded in 1913.


French Cable Station Museum
French Cable Station Museum things to do on a rainy day in Cape Cod, MA
Museum in Orleans, MA USA

A collection of old Marine Telegraph Equipment. The station closed in 1959 and reopened as a museum in 1972. Most of the equipment remains in the building and some can be demonstrated. Tours generally have a section for the history of the Transatlantic Cable and the Station.

Fundamentals of Gardening Every Thursday in March
Fundamentals of Gardening Every Thursday in March things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Recreation in North Easton, MA USA

The Children’s Museum in Easton Dig into the fundamentals of gardening at The Children’s Museum in Easton on from 10-10:45am every Thursday in March with Karen Cacciapuoti.

Ghost Ship Harbor
Ghost Ship Harbor
Theatre in Quincy, MA USA

Halloween attraction Ghost Ship Harbor will return to the USS Salem in the Quincy Shipyard for another season of sheer terror.

Ghost Ship Harbor
Ghost Ship Harbor
Theme Park in Quincy, MA USA

Ghost Ship Harbor is Boston's scariest Haunted House

Great Island Artisans Guild fine arts and craft fair
Great Island Artisans Guild fine arts and craft fair things to do on a rainy day in Plymouth, MA
Shopping in Plymouth, MA USA

Arts and craft fair featuring the work of talented artisans The fair featuring artisans from the PineHills, Plymouth and beyond will include original paintings, fairy houses, woodworking, soaps, pottery,unique jewelry, photography, hand sewn items, sea glass art and more.Every half hour we will be giving away a $25.

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen
Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Nature in East Sandwich, MA USA

Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen is unique. The Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen is owned and operated by the Thornton W. Burgess Society, a non-profit educational organization founded in 1976 to carry on the pioneering conservation work of author/naturalist Thornton W. Burgess [1874-1965]. Mr.

Halloween Book Adventure
Halloween Book Adventure things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Recreation in North Easton, MA USA

Attend our spook-tacular Halloween Book Adventure! Come join us at The Children's Museum in Easton for our special Halloween themed book adventure taking place on Thursday, October 31st at 11am! Admission is $7.50 per person; members and children under 1 are free.

Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell The Fairy Queen
Handel and Haydn Society to Perform Purcell The Fairy Queen things to do on a rainy day in Boston, MA
Concert in Boston, MA USA

Two performances of Henry Purcell's The Fairy Queen Conducted by Harry Christophers and narrated by Antonia Christophers, Purcell’s exquisite music is made vivid and colorful with ingenious dramatic effects and an entertaining script by Jeremy Sams, creator of the Metropolitan Opera’s The Enchanted Island.

HARBOR TOURS ~ NEW BEDFORD
HARBOR TOURS ~ NEW BEDFORD
Tour in New Bedford, MA USA

NARRATED BOAT TOUR OF HISTORIC NEW BEDFORD HARBOR 60 Minute narrated tour of Historic New Bedford Harbor. See a real working waterfront! No 1 Fishing Port in the U.S,for dollar value landed,since 2000! Cruise between the fishing vessels in port! Travel the same waters as Herman Melville.

Hedge House Museum
Hedge House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Plymouth, MA
Historic Site in Plymouth, MA USA

Elegant Federal era mansion overlooking Plymouth harbor The handsomely restored 1809 Hedge House Museum features unusual octagonal rooms and tells the story of Plymouth after the Pilgrim era.

Here the Wild Things Are!
Here the Wild Things Are!
Recreation in Easton, MA USA

Make a nature inspired art project!!! Make a nature inspired art project at the Children’s Museum in Easton during our new program, Here the Wild Things Are.

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Massachusetts

Attractions
Activities
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Events
Places to stay

Regions

Boston
Cambridge
Greater Springfield
Plymouth
Sturbridge

Best Places to Stay in Massachusetts


8 Dyer Hotel
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From $154 / night.


Restaurant.
Changing Tides Bed & Breakfast
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From $158 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse At Custom House Boston
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From $319 / night.


Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Free Breakfast.
Rose And Crown Guest House
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From $104 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Two-bedroom One-bath In North End
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From $191 / night.



Best Time to Visit Massachusetts


The best time to visit Massachusetts is in the fall and summer. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the mid 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the upper 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Summer nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's.

Spring Visit Massachusetts in the summerSummer Visit Massachusetts in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Massachusetts


Month Low Avg High
January 19.8 27.9 36.0
February 21.5 29.7 37.9
March 29.1 37.4 45.5
April 38.1 46.7 55.4
May 47.7 56.9 66.0
June 56.8 65.9 75.1
July 62.6 71.7 80.7
August 61.6 70.3 78.9
September 54.2 63.0 71.7
October 43.4 52.4 61.4
November 35.5 43.3 51.1
December 25.7 33.4 41.0

Destinations in and around Massachusetts to Visit



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