There are so many beautiful orchards where you can pick-your-own apples here in Massachusetts, so we’ve gathered up some fabulous spots for you to take the family. Before you go, be sure to call ahead or check the individual website for picking conditions. [read more]
We look forward to summer all year long it seems, but once it gets here there I hear a lot of “I’m bored” and “What are we doing today?” If you’re stumped for ideas on what to do, we’ve pulled together a list of 100 things to do on the South Shore (and a bit beyond) that will keep your family busy all summer long. This is our best list yet, and we are so excited to share it with you!
Patriots Training Camp is one of our favorite free summer activities each year. We get a chance to see the Patriots practice up close, and play on the many inflatables set up in the Fan Zone. It’s a hit with all three kids! Preliminary dates have been announced starting July 28th. [read more]
FREE story time events in July and August. These are great if you have little ones and need to get out of the house but still get out of the sun! Many also include craft projects or character appearances. [read more]
During the summer, the Paragon Carousel in Hull offers free activities for kids and families! Stop by for story time on Friday mornings, and special youth talent showcases on Wednesday nights. [read more]
This summer, the South Shore offers lots of free family fun, including some free outdoor music series events throughout July and August. Grab your chairs and blankets, pack a snack, and head out to hear [read more]
The Highland Foundation is back with their 7th year of Free Fun Fridays, and it’s better than ever. This summer you can get free admission to 80 Massachusetts attractions, 8 different sites each week! See [read more]
Did you know that Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France during the Franco-Mexican War? It’s also a great excuse to fire up some Mexican food and celebrate with family and [read more]
Norris Reservation in Norwell is a great spot for a family walk or an easy hike! Trails are mainly flat, well marked, and easy to follow. Kids can stretch their legs and explore the 2 miles of trails that loop through the pine and oak forest. There are plenty of spots go off trail a bit and explore fallen trees, or cross a small brook on mossy rocks. Check it out! [read more]
Looking for something to do during April Vacation Week? Local businesses are hosting camps and events, full day and half day, drop in and preregistration required. Whether you’re looking to spend the day or just drop in for an hour, there is something out there to suit your needs and fit your schedule. [read more]
The weather is beautiful (finally)! Celebrate SPRING with these fun, easy and inexpensive Egg Carton Crafts. For most of them you won’t need much more that empty egg cartons, paint, pipe cleaners and maybe some googly eyes. Have fun creating!