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Boston By Foot
$8.50 (Adult- reg. $13-$15)
Boston, MA
Exchange ticket in person at the tour departure location (found here!) - No reservations by phone or online. Tours do not sell out.

Learn about Boston's history and architectural heritage with a walking tour from Boston by Foot ~ a Boston tradition since 1976! Valid for any of the 9 regularly scheduled Boston by Foot Tours, April-November. Walking tours include Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Boston by Little Feet, Reinventing Boston: A City Engineered, Road to Revolution, The Dark Side of Boston, The Heart of the Freedom Trail, the Hub of Literary America, & the North End. Note: Tickets are not valid for any Special Tours, Architecture Cruises, or Holiday Tours. Tours run rain or shine and last approximately 90 minutes. A Certificate of Excellence Winner (Trip Advisor). Tickets do not expire.


Peter and the Wolf

BSO Family Concert: Prokofievís Peter and the Wolf (Family Concert with the BSO),
Saturday, October 29
12:00 noon
$22/1st Balcony ages 19+, Children 18 and under free (must register when ordering adult tickets)
Symphony Hall, Boston, MA
Purchase by September 30

BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall. The BSO's Family Concert Series provides engaging, age-appropriate, educational orchestral concert experiences especially for children ages 3-8 and their families. Program includes Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf.


Butterfly Place

Butterfly Place & Garden
$8/per person (Saves on 3 and up!)
Westford, MA
February 14-October 31(Closed Easter)

See New England butterflies and tropical species from all over the world. Walk along a winding pathway. Observe butterflies sipping from flowers, basking in the sunshine and flying freely in a natural habitat. Enjoy the koi fish and quail birds which live among the butterflies. Visit the show-and-tell bench where a staff member is always available to answer your questions and help make your visit fun. See eggs, caterpillars or other interesting creatures up close. Plus, visit the indoor garden filled with hundreds of freely-flying butterflies! Great fun for the whole family. Tickets valid anytime and do not expire.


Six Flags

Canobie Lake Park
$34 (regular $38-saves on 48" and up and under age 60)
Salem, NH
Open April 30-Oct. 30

Take on the Yankee Cannonball, Corkscrew Coaster, Psychodrome, Starblaster, Xtreme frisbee, Wipeout.....cool off on the Boston Tea Party and Log Flume....have the kids check out the Alpine Swing, Boats, Helicopters, Junior Sports Cars, Carousel, Untamed Grizzly Bear Coaster! Over 85 rides, games and live entertainment and attractions. A family fun park for over a century. Great summer fun for all.


Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions 2016
Sunday, November 13
$70/balcony 303 & 304 (reg. $75)
1:00pm
TDGarden, Boston, MA
Purchase by Sept. 30

Showcasing members of the 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Teams, and well-known names from the sport, the 2016 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions will "celebrate what gymnastics means to kids and fans of all ages"! An inspiring championship tour showcasing hard work to achieve one's full potential.


Georges Island OR Spectacle Island Cruise Discount
$15 (Adult- reg. $17)
Boston, MA
Purchase your ticket at MITAC and call 617-227-4321 to make a reservation

Departing from Long Wharf, NORTH, Boston.This is the other side of Long wharf where Christopher Columbus park is located, backside of Marriott hotel & Tia's restaurant. Cruises run through Oct. 10, 2016. Steeped in history, legend and natural beauty, get away on a summer's day to either Georges Island or Spectacle Island ~ both a short jaunt from Long Wharf. Spectacle Island, one of the greenest of the Harbor Islands, is home to wildflowers, sea grasses, and a sandy beach for swimming. George's Island, a frequent haunt of a reputed ghost known as the Lady in Black, is a Civil War Monument unto itself. Learn more about the island's history at its new museum, take in the stunning view of the Boston skyline, and more. A relaxing summertime escape, right at the front doorstep! Tickets can be used anytime during the 2016 season (no blackout dates), and are exchanged at the Boston Harbor Cruises ticket booth for the preferred cruise date/time.


Kings Bowling Discounts
$16/pp- Ticket includes 2 games of bowling and Shoe Rental
Various MA locations
(reg. $18/pp, before 6pm; $20/pp/after 6pm)

Kings, "The Classy Bowling Joint," focuses on rekindling the fun and escape of bowling by creating a memorable entertainment experience, emphasizing good comfort food, great music & more! Valid at any MA Location (Boston, Burlington, Dedham, and Lynnfield). Valid anytime. No expiration. Award-winning fun year after year! Certificate of Excellence Winner, Trip Advisor; 2016 Diamond Award Winner; Best of Boston & more! Challenge your friends, family, colleagues to some great games at the lanes!


Six Flags

Six Flags New England
$45 Saves on ages 3 and up! (reg. $61.99/adult/at gate; $51.99/online; children 2 & under Free)
Springfield, MA

Experience Goliath, a nearly 20-story free-fall at speeds of 65 miles per hour at the top of the tower, before racing head-over-heels on the outside of a 102 foot tall vertical loop! Additional rides include Superman - Ride of Steel; Batman - The Dark Knight; Gotham City Gauntlet Escape from Arkham Asylum & Survivor Live!; Hook's Lagoon; Buzzsaw; Captain Feathersword's Rockin' Pirate Ship; Blizzard River; Bertie the Bus; Jokers' Wildcard; 1909 Illions Carousel; Harold the Helicopter; Tornado; Thomas the Train; Wiggles World; Mr. Six's Splash Island! and much much more! Tons of fun for the whole family. Tickets valid anytime during the 2016 season.


Southwick

Southwick Zoo

$16 (regular $25/adult ages 13+; $18/children, 3-13 & seniors, 62+)
Mendon, MA
Open through Mid October

Visit with elk, leopard, reindeer, camels, monkeys, giraffes, chimpanzees, flamingos, kangaroos, llamas and more at the Southwick Zoo in Mendon, MA. Daily shows includes Elephant Fun facts, Bird Talk, Arabian horses, and more. Great fun for the whole family.


Topsfield Fair- Discounted Tickets and/or Food Vouchers
September 30 - October 10
Tickets: $9/ages 8+ (reg $11 weekdays, $15 weekends)
Food Vouchers (new this year!): $6.50 (reg. $8)
Topsfield, MA
Purchase by October 7

Begun in 1818 by the Essex Agricultural Society, don't miss this year's nearly two century old New England Fall tradition ~ the 198th Topsfield Fair! Donít miss the Giant Pumpkin Contest; the Beekeeping Exhibit; sheep shearing; Hallamore Clydesdales; horse and oxen pulling; Cider Mill; Maple Sugar House; Furniture Institute of New England; Blacksmith Shop; hands-on digging for potatoes, carrots, onions, turnips; the Royal Canadian Mounted Police & more!


Whale Watch

Whale Watch Tickets (Generic Anytime in 2016 season)
$43(reg. $51.45/adult)
Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA
Open through November 20

Open March 26-Nov. 20. Via Boston Harbor Cruises. Boston's only 3-hour whale watch. Hear from professional researchers from the Whale Center of New England, the region's foremost authority on whale populations, as they teach you about everything from whale behavior and migration patterns to the local ecology. Travel to the whales provided by Boston Harbor Cruises' high speed catamarans. Relax on the deck and keep an eye out for humpbacks, minkes, finbacks and white-sided dolphins. Great fun for all.

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