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Boston Duck Tours
$29 (Adult tickets only. Reg. $36.74 in person - $38.74 online)
Boston, MA

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 April-November from both the Prudential Center and the Museum of Science. Exchange discount ticket at the ticket booth (preferably early morning on preferred tour date) for date/time specific ticket.

New for this year: tours offered in 7 other languages including German, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese (departing from the Prudential Center location starting April 1st).


Butterfly Place

Butterfly Place & Garden
$7/per person (reg. $12/adult; $8/children ages 3-13; under 3 are free)
Westford, MA
Open Now-October 31

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.


Charles Riverboat Cruise
Boston, MA
$9 (reg. $15 adult, $13 senior/student)

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:
10:00am
11:15am
12:30pm
1:45pm
3:00pm
4:15pm


Ghosts & Gravestones

Ghosts & Gravestones
$30 ages 13+ (regular $38)
Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Tour boards beside the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel on 200 Atlantic Avenue, corner of State Street.
Purchase by October 31

Children under the age of 6 are not allowed onboard due to the loud noises on the tour. Walk amongst the dead in burying grounds nearly four hundred years old, hear stories of those whose mortal remains lie beneath your feet, and listen to tales of many of the sordid practices that went along with them. Venture to the site of the biggest grave-robbing scandal in New England's history. And ask yourselves - are you afraid of being buried alive? Pass by the Omni Parker House, Boston's most haunted hotel and hear stories of the hotel's more bizarre and permanent tenants; and visit two of three notable burying grounds: Copp's Hill Burying Ground, the Granary Burying Ground and Kingís Chapel Burying Ground. Ghosts & Gravestones tour guides will drag you kicking and screaming through Boston's sordid past. Never was there a more treacherous lot of characters - each one dying to tell you tales of Bostonís dead in their own unusual way. Tour time is one hour and 30 minutes ~ if you dare! Awarded Certificate of Excellence 2014 by Trip Advisor.


Tourist Trolley Bus

The Old Town Trolley Tours - $32/adult (reg. $65.95 at the booth, $36.86 online)

  • $7/Children 3-12 (reg. $34.95 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
$30/adult (reg. $35)
$18/child, ages 6-12(reg. $21)
Plymouth, MA
Children under 5 and under Free
Open through November 27
Tickets include Plantation, Mayflower II and Grist Mill entrance

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, Mayflower II, 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 $79-$83)
Open May 16-October 13

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.


Southwick

Southwick Zoo

$14 (regular $22/adult ages 13+; $17/children, 3-13 & seniors, 62+)
Mendon, MA
Open April 12-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.


Whale Watch

Whale Watch Tickets (Generic Anytime in 2014 season)
$42/adult (reg. $47)
Via Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA
Opens March 29-October 27

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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