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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.

Boston Duck Tours
$31 (reg. Adult $42, Student (12+)/ Senior (62+)/ Military - $31 -These prices don't include $2/ticket online ordering, or 5% CCF fees)
Boston, MA
Open March 21-Nov. 26

Take a colorful and memorable cruise around Boston on an original World War II amphibious landing vehicle ~ both through the streets of Boston and on the Charles ~ with a Boston Duck Tour! Tours depart daily March 21-November from both the Prudential Center and the Museum of Science. Tours are offered in 7 other languages including German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese (departing from the Prudential Center location starting April 1st). Exchange discount ticket at the ticket booth (preferably early morning on preferred tour date) for date/time specific ticket.

Boston Harbor Islands Ferry
Georges Island or Spectacle Island Cruise
Boston, MA
$15 (regular $17)
Open May 14-October 9

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 2017 season (no blackout dates), and are exchanged at the Boston Harbor Cruises ticket booth for the preferred cruise date/time. Call Boston Harbor Cruises at 617-227-4321 to make a reservation by phone, then exchange the discounted Spectacle Island or George’s Island ticket at the Ferry Center at Long Wharf, North (Christopher Columbus park side). Ferry leaves from Boston Long Wharf (near New England Aquarium) to either Georges Island or Spectacle Island.

Butterfly Place

Butterfly Place & Garden
$8/per person (Saves on 3+)
(reg. $12.50/adult, 4+; $10.50/Senior, 65+; $8.50/child, 3-12; children 2 and under are free)
Westford, MA
February 14-October 9

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. $29 Under 48" or over 60 years at the gate, ages 3 and under free)
Salem, NH
Open May 6 - October 29

Take on the Yankee Cannonball, Corkscrew Coaster, Untamed Grizzly Bear Coaster, Psychodrome, Starblaster, Xtreme frisbee, off on the Boston Tea Party and Log Flume....have the kids check out the Alpine Swing, Crazy Cups, Bumper Cars, Sky Ride, Antique Cars, Carousel.....and more! Over 85 rides, games and live entertainment and attractions. A family fun park for over a century. Great spring/summer fun for all.

Charles Riverboat Cruise
Boston, MA
$10 (reg. $18 adult, $16 senior/student/military, $10 Children under 12)

60-minute sightseeing tour of the Charles River, departing from CambridgeSide Galleria.
Charles Riverboat Cruise CANNOT accept reservations by phone. Please go to the ticket booth anytime the day you would like to cruise to exchange that ticket for a boarding pass for the next available cruise.
Tours depart daily from May through October at:

Davis Farmland, Children's Discovery Farm
$20.00 (regular $19.95 -$24.95 ages 2-59. Under 2 is Free. Saves on 60+ June 8 - September 5)
Sterling, MA
Open now-October 15

Great farm fun for everyone! Visit with farm animals; help with milking, egg collecting, bottle feeding; visit Imagine Acres, where imagination is the only limitation; explore pretend houses; shop at Bunnie's Market; visit Moo Moo's Bounce House; take a pony ride, visit Adventure Play and Spray and Adventure Land (dig for dinosaur bones and much more) ~ great fun for the whole family!


Edaville Family Theme Park
$29 (reg. $37)
Open April 8 - December 31
Purchase by December 31

Opening in 1947, and regarded as one of the oldest heritage railroad operations in the United States, come explore Edaville Family Theme Park~ great family fun in South Carver, MA! Over 90 rides and attractions including the Astronaut Ride, Bumper Cars, Thomas the Tank Engine Train Ride, Cranberry Ball Crawl, the Jolly Caterpillar, & more! Visit Edaville’s two newest additions~ Thomas Land, A Top 3 Winner for Best New Amusement Park Attraction as chosen by readers of USA TODAY and 10Best, with 11.5 acres including the Island of Sodor, Knapford Station, Tidmouth Sheds, and rides featuring Cranky the Crane, Harold the Helicopter and more! Dino Land (open May 20-Oct. 29), featuring 23 life size animatronic dinosaurs that roar, move and educate as you journey through a walk-through exhibit of dinosaurs in their natural habitat. Note: Tickets are valid through Jan. 1, 2018, but exclude special events and upgrades. All special events and upgrades must be purchased separately.

Tourist Trolley Bus

The Old Town Trolley Tours - $32/adult (reg. $40.95 at the booth, $36.86 online)

  • $7/Children 3-12 (reg. $19.95 at the booth,
    $17.96 online)
  • Seniors (reg. $40.95 at the booth, $36.86 online)
  • Children under 3 are free.
  • Boston/Cambridge, MA

Present your discount vouchers purchased from MITAC at an Old Town Trolley Tours storefront for these upgrades.

Open daily from 9am-4pm. Tours are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and Patriot's Day. Tours depart from the MIT Bookstore in Kendall Square, and across the street from the Marriott, Kendall Square, approx. every 25-30 minutes (Nov.-March) and approximately every 15-20 minutes (April-October). Voted Boston's Best Tour on Wheels, Boston's Choice Awards 2005. Includes Guide to Boston pamphlet and coupon book. Free Boston Harbor Cruise promotion starts again in April.

Plimoth Plantation & Grist Mill
$27/adult (reg. $31)
$17/child, ages 6-12(reg. $19.95)
Plymouth, MA
Children under 5 and under Free with Adult ticket purchase
Open through November 27

Mayflower II is undergoing renovation until 2019! Step back in time, and visit a 1627 English Village, as it was in the early 17th century. Learn what a pottage is; how a duck is cooked on the hearth; see cows or goats being milked; talk with a householder and hear about issues of land ownership and payment of debt, and more. Take time to explore the Wampanoag homesite, Crafts Center, Nye Barn, Wampanoag education site, Colonial education site and much more. Great exploration and discovery for the whole family.

Provincetown Fast Ferry
Boston, MA
$72 (regular $88)
Open May 18-October 9

Ferry leaves from Boston to Provincetown. Reservations required. Exchange the discounted ticket for a Provincetown Ferry ticket at the Boston Harbor Cruises Company Ticket window.

Six Flags

Six Flags New England
$44 (reg. $63.99/adult/at gate; $49.99/online; $53.99 under 54"; children 2 &; under Free).
Springfield, MA
Open April 8 - October 29

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 2017 season.


Southwick Zoo

$16 (regular $25/adult ages 13+; $20/children, 3-12 & $18/seniors, 62+; children 2 years and under are free)
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.

Water Country
$34/adult (regular 44.99 - Under 48" and 65+ Seniors 27.99)
Open June 11 - September 5 Portsmouth, NH

Cool off! and take on....Dr. Von Dark's Tunnel of Terror, Double Dive Boggan, Adventure River, Black Hole & Warp 8, Double Geronimo, Dragon's Den, Giant Wavepool, Shoot and Screamer, Triple Giant Slides, Thunder Falls and Thunder Falls & Wild, for the kids, Bubble Bay, Olli Octopus, Pirates Lagoon, and Tahiti Tree House. Great summer fun for the whole family!

Whale Watch

Whale Watch Tickets (Generic Anytime in 2017 season)
$45 (reg. $53/adult, ages 12-64)
Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA
Open through November 19

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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