Places To Go

What are you going to do today?

Looking for something to do but not sure what? Check out our latest posts on things to do in your area.  If we've been there, we wrote about it.  If we haven't, we've listed it for you!   No matter the weather or the season, there are plenty of places to go here on the South Shore!

10 Places to Get Lost in a Corn Maze this Fall!

One of our favorite ways to spend a family fun-day together is to take the kids to get lost (and eventually found) in a local corn maze! Many farms incorporate fun activities and games into their mazes, and also have loads of other activities on site to keep everyone busy for hours. Kids can shoot corn cannons, ride pedal karts, jump on giant bounce pillows, race rubber ducks, go on a hay ride and much more. Check out our list of local farms!

11 Places to Pick-Your-Own Apples

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.

McGolf in Dedham: Mini Golf, Driving Range & Ice Cream!

Mini Golf is an easy outdoor activity to keep the kids busy for a few hours. Our favorite place to head out for a round of 18 holes is McGolf in Dedham. We can golf, hit at the driving range, and get ice cream too!

TreeTop Adventures in Canton

TreeTop Adventures is an aerial adventure park for ages 7 and up, where kid and adults alike can climb up into the trees, tackle above ground obstacles, and zip line from tree to tree on 10 courses of varying height and difficulty. It’s perfect for the whole family!

Winter Skate at Patriot Place

Looking for some ideas for family fun this winter? Try Winter Skate at Patriot Place! And at $6 per child and $8 per adult for unlimited skate time, it’s also affordable!

Family Fun at Starland in Hanover

Starland in Hanover is an easy spot to stop when you need something to do with the kiddos. Go karts, bumper cars, mini golf, a rock wall, batting cages, laser tag, an arcade, and multiple indoor sports courts!

A Visit to Norris Reservation in Norwell

Norris Reservation in Norwell is a great spot for a family walk or an easy hike! Kids can stretch their legs and explore the 2 miles of trails that loop through the pine and oak forest.

5 Indoor Toddler Play Spaces on the South Shore

If you’re trapped in the house with your tiny people and need to get out for a bit, check out these 5 local spots that are perfect for toddlers to play in. Call up some mama friends, grab a cuppa coffee, and get out there!

Goldfish Swim School in Braintree

Goldfish Swim School has arrived in Braintree, and it’s fabulous!  The new facility opened in December 2015.  Starting in January 2016, they will be offering swim classes for children 4 months to 12 years old. 

Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens

Challenge yourself with treetop courses in The Adventure Park at Heritage Museums and Gardens! Kids and adults too!

An Afternoon at Blue Hills

A few photos from a recent hike in the Blue Hills. It’s a great local destination to take the family for some active outdoor fun!

Indoor fun at Challenge Rocks in Hingham

Looking to go someplace where your kids can literally climb the walls? Try Challenge Rocks in Hingham!

Kids Indoor Fun on the South Shore

Whether it’s too hot, too cold, or too wet to play outside, if you’re looking to entertain your kiddos indoors, we’ve got some great ideas for you!

Webb Memorial State Park

Webb Park in Weymouth is a great place to take a walk or go exploring with kids!

The Nature Trail at Patriot Place

If you’re looking for a quick, easy (and free) outing with the kids, The Nature Trail & Cranberry Bog at Patriot Place is a great spot to spend a few hours.  The trail, located right

Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms

Strawberry season is here! Get out with the family and pick yourselves some delicious strawberries at one of these pick-your-own farms.

Splash Parks Around the South Shore

Splash Parks around the South Shore to help you beat the heat!

Blue Hills Reservation, Milton

Blue Hills is a great spot for hiking with the family!

World’s End, Hingham

251 acres full of tree lined paths that are perfect for walking, jogging, or having a picnic. Views of the Boston skyline are visible from many spots along the paths.

Castle Island, South Boston

Castle Island is a 22 acre urban park featuring paved walkways, beachfront, a playground, Sullivan’s restaurant, and Fort Independence.

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