April Vacation Fun in Central Mass!

April Vacation Fun in Central Mass! It’s April Vacation and the kids are out of school, now what?  We’ve found some awesome ways to spend time having fun with the family. Check back often as we will be updating this page!

Davis Farmland

Redstone Hill Rd, Sterling
Open daily at 9:30am for April School Vacation! Get your tickets online and save $$. Davis Farmland opens for the season on April 11.

EcoTarium Community Science Vacation Week

222 Harrington Way, Worcester
Monday, April 15 is free admission day.  Get your tickets in advance HERE. Special events run 4/15-4/20!
Explore ongoing activities throughout the day.

American Heritage Museum

568 Main St, Hudson
From April 15-21, enjoy special events for kids and families this week. Scavenger Hunts, hands on show & tell, board games and more. Buy your tickets online and save $2 per ticket.  Tuesday, April 17 is Free admission day for all courtesy of the Highland Street Foundation.  

American Heritage Museum

Worcester Art Museum

55 Salisbury St, Worcester
Sign up for vacation week workshops for kids 3-17. Extended day available!

Worcester Art Museum Photo

Old Sturbridge Village Earth Days

1 Old Sturbridge Village Way, Sturbridge
Earth Days occur April 19-21 & Kids Free Admission through April.
Seed, sow, celebrate! Join Old Sturbridge Village throughout the school vacation week (Wednesday – Sunday) for a wide variety of talks, walks, workshops, and special activities.

old sturbridge village April Vacation

Kimball Farm Open for the Season!

Route 110, Westford
Just in time for vacation week!  Ice Cream and driving range opened on 3/28 with other attractions opening for school vacation (mini-golf, water bumper boats, zipline, and more)!

New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill 

11 French Drive, Boylston
Spring Discovery Week!  Drop off program for kids.  Sign up for 1 day or more. See the explosion of flowers

Funstuf Party Place April Vacation Events

791 Water St, Fitchburg
Special events are planned each day. Open 10-7 daily.

Southwick’s Zoo

2 Southwick St, Mendon
Southwick’s Zoo is more than a zoo. Southwick’s is a full-on family adventure destination! And they open for the season on April 13th!

Salisbury Mansion

40 Highland, Worcester
The Worcester Historical Museum has some great events planned for April Vacation at Salisbury Mansion.  Hats Off to the Revolution, Little Women Dress Up and Picture Book Reading, Spring into Art – Color, Pattern, Texture, A Revolutionary War Tour and more! Limited availability, reserve in advance.

Salisbury Mansion Worcester Historical Museum Image

Check out our fun family guides to Central MA hot spots

Central MA Mini Golf Guide

Take the kids mini-golfing this week. If the weather doesn’t cooperate, try Trombetta’s Mini Golf (Indoor environment). Oh we love their course and ice cream!

Ice Cream Guide

I scream for ice cream!  Do you? Check out all the hot ice cream spots in Central MA! It sure does feel like summer with a cone in your hand.

Worcester Parks & Playgrounds! 

See our updated guide to all the fun playgrounds and parks in Worcester!

Stroller and Bike Friendly Hiking Guide

Make a bucket list and try a new trail!

Mass Hotel Staycations

Reserve an overnight at a Mass hotel and get some pool time in!

Kids Meal Deals Guide!

Check out all these special deals in Central MA for dining out!

Worth the Trip!

Boundless Adventures

154 River Rd West, Berlin
Opening 4/13 for the season. Get your tix early for vacation week!

Yankee Candle Flagship Store

South Deerfield MA
It is Spirit Week at the home store in South Deerfield.  Lots of fun activities planned! Bird of Prey, Scavenger Hunts, Magic Show, Raffles and more!

Blue Man Group Special Performances During Vacation Week!

Charles Playhouse, Boston
Buy tickets in advance.  Vacation week begins on 4/12.  Special pricing during the week.  $39+

The Butterfly Place

120 Tyngsboro, Westford
Enjoy a tropical environment, even if it’s only for an hour or so.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Dragons and Magical Creatures 

1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence
Dragons and Magical Creatures began on April 7th! Get your tickets in advance!

Hammond Castle Free Admission Week for Kids!

Gloucester, MA
Kids ages 12 and under enjoy free admission April 15-19.  Self guided tours, new exhibit and more!


What is your family doing for April Vacation?  Tell us all about it in comments!

Looking for more fun activities to do over vacation? Check out our calendar for the latest.

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