There's no shortage of fun for families in the greater Boston area. With a variety of museums, activities and tours that will trick even the most reluctant learner into enjoying science and history our 10best picks for family attractions let mom and dad be amazing for a few hours.
When you choose to visit the Tea Party Ships and Museum, you'll learn about the night that brought forth the American Revolution while taking part in a reenactment. Alongside period actors you'll be come a member of the Patriots and even toss tea into the harbor.
Give kids hands on learning at the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science and Boston Children's Museum. These museums are very different, but have one thing in common, the chance to touch.
Take a tour that is sure not to bore young minds: Boston Duck Tours. An amphibious vehicle will drive you through the city streets and waterways all the while narrating what you pass and quacking at locals walking by. Enjoy a few laughs while taking in the fun facts.
Get outdoors at Blue Hills, the Franklin Park Zoo, Boston Public Garden or on a cruise to a Boston Harbor Island.
Or escape the elements and bowl for a bit at Sacco's Bowl Haven where good times and good food come together for an ideal indoor family day.