Living in New England has its perks. We have the beautiful foliage. We have the crisp weather. It's no wonder why the pilgrims decided on Massachusetts as their destination.

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Visiting the interactive museum at Plimoth Plantation dedicated to the first settlers is on the top of my list when it comes to things to do in New England. It's a great place to take the family and kids to learn about history and celebrate our nation's history of Thanksgiving! Looking for more? Make this page a favorite. Here's our list.

Museums and Zoos:

Plimoth Plantation- Plymouth, MA- interact with Native Americans at the Wampanoag site or the 17th century early settlers. You can get a heritage trail pass now on our Seize The Deal site for 30% off in time for your Fall visit.

The Lizzie Borden House- Fall River, MA- We've all heard the nursery rhyme about the infamous Lizzie Borden.  The home she lived in still stands as a Museum and Bed & Breakfast for visitors.

The Buttonwood Park's Boo At The Zoo- Hawthorne Street, New Bedford-MA- One of my favorites! dress up your tykes and bring them to the Zoo in costume during October. check their site for dates and times.

Roger Williams Park Zoo's-Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, Providence, RI- See the wonderful pumpkins, carved with your favorite characters and movies on display! The site is marvelous. The display begins October 3rd in 2013.

Fall harvest and pumpkin picking:

The Silverbrook Farm in Acushnet, MA- They have a great petting zoo, tractor and hayrides, and pumpkin picking. My favorite apple pies are available in their stores as well. Homemade by the Pereira Bread Company!

Simcock Farms in Swansea, MA- They've got farm animals, a veggie stand and an ice cream stand.

Edaville USA in Carver, MA- They host characters throughout the year, but we love their Cranberry Festival. And this October, they're featuring "Pumpkins-A-Glow". Edaville is a great place for parents, families and kids

King Richard's Faire- Hear Ye, Hear Ye. Visit King Richard's Faire this Fall in Carver, MA. See the mud show. Interact with players from King Richard's court and witness the joust!

Local Haunts

Ghoulie Manor in Taunton at The Silver City Galleria- Located right at The Mall, the Ghoulet Family's home is open to all who dare walk through for a thrill of a life time. You can find tickets for their opening night available on our Seize The Deal this month too!

Asylum of Horror on Pocasset St in Fall River- The Asylum of Horror still has souls trapped. They open their doors to let them roam every October. This year, the Asylum opens its doors on October 4th for some serious heart pounding action.

Factrory of Terror on Pearl St in Fall River, MA- This Factory has laid idol since 1856 when the graveyard shift encountered the most terrifying mystery murder massacre.  All 113 employees were massacred. Do you have the guts to walk through?

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