New England Experience at Orchard Cove

New England Experience

Historic, charming, and sophisticated, Canton exemplifies all the attraction of a New England town, while offering geographical diversity and close proximity to Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod. Residents of Orchard Cove can enjoy the brilliance and beauty of every season by looking out over the "cove" (part of Reservoir Pond), walking the trails along the water and woods, and visiting many of the attractions nearby, such as the Blue Hills Reservation and the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Visual Arts Center.

Canton and its surrounding towns offer ample opportunities for enjoying New England throughout the year; residents can easily visit the region's most popular cultural, historical, and recreational attractions.

Museums

Museum of Fine Arts  The MFA features the works of European masters, American heritage, and contemporary art.

Museum of Science  With more than 600 exhibits, this museum is a learning experience for everyone.

JFK Library and Museum  Interested in the Kennedy's? This is a must see!

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  Experience one of the world's most beautiful museums, with amazing architecture and surrounding gardens.

Institute of Contemporary Art  See the exhibits of cutting-edge contemporary art.

Peabody Essex Museum  Go back into New England's historic past and explore the region's connections to the art and culture of Asia, Oceania, Africa, and more.

Harvard Museum of Natural History  You don't have to go far to see the world-renowned Glass Flower exhibit that is housed at the HMNH.

Peabody Museum  Step back in time, way back, at one of the oldest museums in the world devoted to anthropology.

New England Sports Museum  You can't visit Boston and not see this amazing collection of artifacts and interactive exhibits.

Gibson House Museum  Experience the world of subdued Victorian opulence at this beautifully restored 19th-century residence.

USS Constitution Museum  Learn all about the amazing history of the world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat.

MIT Museum  Check out all the high tech gadgetry that has made MIT famous, including the world's largest holograph exhibit.

Boston Children's Museum  Bring the whole family to one of America's top children's museums.

Paul Revere House  Visit the small wooden home from which silversmith Paul Revere departed for his legendary ride into history.

Old South Meeting House Museum  Stand on the spot where the Colonists launched the Boston Tea Party and spurred the American Revolution.

Old Sturbridge Village  Live and learn in America's past! OSV recreates a 1830s New England village.

Liberty Fleet Tall Ship Adventure  Take the wheel, set the sails, fire the cannon, throw tea in the harbor, feast on sumptuous fare, or just sit back and enjoy the sights and beauty of Boston Harbor and Islands.

Old North Church  View the steeple where two lanterns were hung, prompting Paul Revere's famous ride and the start of the Revolution.

House of the Seven Gables  Explore three centuries of architecture, maritime history, and the literary legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne in historic Salem, Mass.

Salem Witch Museum  Stage sets with life-size figures, lighting, and narration bring to life the hysteria of Salem's 1692 witch trials.

Boston & Cape Cod

Foxwoods Casino Tour  Go to the world's largest luxury casino for comfort, pleasure and excitement.

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets shopping excursion  For serious shoppers, this is everything you could want. The largest collection of name brand outlets in New England.

Two-Day Beantown Trolley Tour Pass  This trolley tour brings you all over town--with 19 stops!

Boston Duck Tours  Be part of the fun-filled tour of Boston by land AND by sea.

Mass Bay Lines Whale Watch  Spend a truly incredible day with the amazing Humpback Whales.

Freedom Trail Walking Tour  Walk into history with costumed historic characters who lead visitors along the red brick line of Boston's Freedom Trail.

Boston Harbor Islands, Harbor Express Ferry  Only 20 minutes from Boston, you can camp, hike, fish, swim, picnic, explore tide pools, or just kick back and relax.

Boston Harbor Cruise's 45-minute Constitution Cruise  History, stories, and more. Tour the waterfront and see Boston like no one else can.

Bay State Cruises Ferry to Provincetown  Just getting to Cape Cod is half the fun on the PROVINCETOWN II, Boston's largest passenger cruise ship.

Charles River Boat Tours  Enjoy the spectacular Boston and Cambridge skylines while cruising the beautiful Charles River.

Historic Swan Boats  Take part in a unique Boston tradition, riding aboard these elegant boats in the Public Garden Lagoon.

Ferry to Martha's Vineyard  Hop aboard Hy-Line's traditional ferry to the Vineyard and enjoy all the charm and beauty that the island offers.

Ferry to Nantucket  Take the two-hour cruise to discover the whaling history, elegant boutiques, and pristine beaches of Nantucket.

New England Aquarium  You'll find more than 70 exhibits with aquatic animals from around the globe inside the giant aquarium.

Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library  Walk through the center of the earth in a one-of-a-kind journey across time and space.

Franklin Park Zoo  Founded in 1911, the zoo today is home to more than 200 species of animals.

Plimoth Plantation  This living history museum and recreated  Mayflower II give you a glimpse into the life of New England's first European settlers.

Cape Cod

A Cape Cod guide to beaches, golfing, trails, biking, nightlife, restaurants, lodging, accommodations and more.

Sandwich Glass Museum  View more than 5,000 glass pieces created in Sandwich during the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as glassblowing demonstrations.

Heritage Museum and Gardens  Enjoy acres of award-winning gardens, antique automobile and bicycle collections, carousel art, and much more.

Olde Barnstable Trolley Company  Take a fully narrated tour through historic Barnstable County. Your ticket includes narration and same- day shuttle service.

Cape Cod Canal Cruises  This two-hour sightseeing cruise includes live commentary about the history and sights, including Mass Maritime Academy, the Bourne Bridge, Vertical-Lift Railroad Bridge, Aptucxet Trading Post, and Gray Gables.

Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike Rental  The Rail Trail Bike Shop is your gateway to exploring Cape Cod the best way, on a bike!

Hyannisport Harbor Cruise  Live commentary offers you a wonderful way to get to know the local landmarks, popular beaches, and other points of interest.

JFK Hyannis Museum  The Museum is a multimedia exhibit designed to open a window on the days JFK spent on Cape Cod.

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History  There are two floors of exhibits that include the Cape's ongoing coastal changes, an aquarium, an osprey cam, and more.

Cape Cod Museum of Art  If you truly want to know the Cape, you can discover its heart and soul as envisioned by its artists at the Cape Cod Museum of Art.

Cape Cod Maritime Museum The Museum brings to life the unique and turbulent nautical heritage of the Cape through exciting, family-friendly exhibits.

Local Recreation

Local Historic Sites

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*Note: Although many attractions are offered through Smart Destinations, there are a few that are not and therefore are not included in a Go Boston Card or have a special discount. Smart Destinations may also have additional tours & attractions offered that are not listed.*

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