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 13.

EcoTarium Community Science Vacation Week
222 Harrington Way, Worcester
Special events run 4/17-4/21!

Explore ongoing activities throughout the day with special activities on Earth Day 4/21.

American Heritage Museum
568 Main St, Hudson
April 17-23

Enjoy special events for kids and families this week. Scavenger Hunts, hands on show & tell, board games and more.

Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury St, Worcester

Sign up for vacation week workshops for kids 3-17. Extended day available!

Worcester Art Museum Photo

Fruitlands Fairy Forest
102 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard, MA

During School Vacation Week, they encourage all visitors to the grounds and trails to build fairy and gnome houses around the Willard Archeological site along the yellow trail. Special fairy storytime on Wednesday at 11am.

Old Sturbridge Village Earth Week
1 Old Sturbridge Village Way, Sturbridge

Seed, sow, celebrate! Join Old Sturbridge Village throughout the school vacation week for a wide variety of talks, walks, workshops, and special activities.

old sturbridge village April Vacation

Kimball Farm Opening for the Season!
Route 110, Westford

Just in time for vacation week!  Ice Cream and driving range opens on 3/30 with other attractions opening mid-April (mini-golf, water bumper boats, zipline, and more)!

New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill 
11 French Drive, Boylston

See the explosion of flowers at the New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill!  They have drop-in activities as well as workshops that require registration!

Discovery Museum
177 Main St, Acton

Explore the outdoor expanded area. “Tinytropolis” takes place 4/16-4/21. With an Earth Day Celebration on 4/22. Get your timed tickets!

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, in Mendon, Massachusetts, is more than a zoo. Southwick’s is a full-on family adventure destination! And they open for the season on April 15th!

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 4/8 for the season. Get your tix early for vacation week!

Blue Man Group Special Performances During Vacation Week!
Charles Playhouse, Boston

Buy tickets in advance.  There are also family 4 pack specials.

Salem Kids Tour!
Downtown Salem

Tours offered during school vacation. These tours are amazing!

National Parks Free Admission

Free Admission on April 22!  Find one near you, there are about a dozen in MA! They will have special themed events through vacation week.

The Butterfly Place
120 Tyngsboro, Westford

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

Roger Williams Park Zoo Dinosaurs Among Us
1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence

Get your tickets in advance!

Stone Zoo & Franklin Park Zoo Vacation Week
April 17-21: 10am-2pm

School Vacation Programs at Patriot Place
1 Patriot Place Foxboro

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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