Activities

Legoland Discovery Center

Legoland Discovery Center – 598 Assembly Row, Somerville MA What it is: This felt like a cross between a theme park and a children’s museum. There is a good mix of interactive exhibits, creative exploration spaces, and visual entertainment – all centered around Lego products, mainly mini-figures. Cost: The cost varies between $17.50 – $29.99 depending […] Read more…

Fairy and Gnome Discovery Walk

Fairy Gnome Discovery Walk – Pettengill Farm, 45 Ferry Road, Salisbury MA What it is: The Fairy Gnome Discovery walk is a walk through the woods along a path that is scattered with fairy and gnome houses created by kids and community members from natural materials such as moss, sticks, seashells, and leaves. (The idea is […] Read more…

Wolf Hollow

Wolf Hollow – 114 Essex Road, Ipswich MA What it is: Wolf Hollow is a non-profit educational conservation organization that offers an interactive one-hour presentation where visitors can observe the sanctuary’s resident wolf pack from seats in a covered pavilion. Basically you get to see the presenters feed the wolves and the wolves play while […] Read more…

The Butterfly Place

The Butterfly Place – 120 Tyngsboro Road, Westford MA What it is: The Butterfly Place is not an all-day activity. Depending on the age of your kid, it’s not even an hour-long activity as the business itself suggests. With my curious, nature-loving 3-year-old we were in the building for about 20 minutes, but it was still […] Read more…

Marini Farm

What it is: The Corn Maze at Marini Farm is more like a festival with a corn maze as the main attraction. There are several bounce houses, inflatable slides, a rope maze, an apple cannon, a giant sand pile, a silo filled with corn that the kids can go inside and use like a sandbox, a pirate ship, character […] Read more…