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Curious Creatures Crawl on by the Children’s Museum in Easto
Curious Creatures Crawl on by the Children’s Museum in Easto
Recreation in Easton, MA USA

Experience different exotic creatures! Chinchillas, baby alligators, snakes and many other unusual creatures will be visiting the Children’s Museum in Easton for the Curious Creatures Drop in Day on Friday August 15. From 10am-3pm there will be many creature related crafts to create.


Dennis and Provincetown Parasail
Dennis and Provincetown Parasail
Excursion in Cape Cod, MA USA

Parasail and Jet Skiing on Cape Cod Dennis Parasail and Jet Ski is the largest and most experienced parasail operator on Cape Cod. Operating the only US Coast Guard inspected and approved parasail vessel in New England, you'll know your adventure is in good hands with these professionals.

EcoTarium
EcoTarium things to do on a rainy day in Sturbridge, MA
Science Museum in Worcester, MA USA

Science and Nature Museum in Worcester, MA The EcoTarium is a unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, MA.

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.

Exploring Music
Exploring Music things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Recreation in Easton, MA USA

Come to the Children's Museum in Easton for Exploring Music!

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.


Free Fun Friday is Coming to the Children’s Museum in Easton
Free Fun Friday is Coming to the Children’s Museum in Easton
Recreation in Easton, MA USA

The Highland Street Foundation is sponsoring Free Fun Friday The Children’s Museum in Easton is participating in the 6th annual Free Fun Fridays program sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation. Free Fun Fridays is a program that includes 60 museums and cultural venues across Massachusetts.

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.

Fright Fest Presented by Snickers®
Fright Fest Presented by Snickers®
Theme Park in Agawam, MA USA

Thrills by day, fright by night at Six Flags New England Six Flags New England offers family-friendly Halloween thrills during the day, but after 4 p.m., the sun goes down and the ghouls come out. Families can find plenty of fun Halloween-themed activities during the day.

Fun with Snowflakes!
Fun with Snowflakes! things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Recreation in Easton, MA USA

Come make snowflakes grow at the Childrens Museum in Eason! Come to the Children’s Museum in Easton on Thursday December 6th from 10am to 10:45 am for Fun with Snowflakes! Come make snowflakes grow! This class will help children to explore how snowflakes are made! Children will have the opportunity to make a snowflake card.

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.

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.

Grinch in a Pinch
Grinch in a Pinch things to do on a rainy day in Massachusetts
Recreation in North Easton, MA USA

Ring in the holiday season! The Children’s Museum in Easton will be transforming into Whoville on Friday, December 9 & 23. Pull up your stockings and sleigh over to the museum between 10am and 1pm as we will be reading Dr.

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.

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

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Boston
Cambridge
Greater Springfield
Hyannis
Plymouth

Best Places to Stay in Massachusetts


Courtyard By Marriott Boston Foxborough/Mansfield
Guest Score:
From $114 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms, Restaurant.
Hampton Inn Boston/Marlborough
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Chicopee/Springfield Ma
Guest Score:
From $124 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston/Canton MA
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From $129 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet.
Residence Inn By Marriott Boston Cambridge
Guest Score:
From $116 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.

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.

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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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