Bring Your Family to the Boston Suburbs This Weekend!

Oct 10, 2019

There’s no shortage of fun things to do in the Boston suburbs. Get here and get exploring.

The best way to explore the suburb? Live like a local—even if it’s just for the weekend. These activities are a great way to get in the mix. Interested in other spots? Get in touch and we’ll help you plan your weekend in the suburbs.


Visit the Larz Anderson Auto Museum on Sunday to see classic Volkswagen vehicles. The event runs from 9:30am-3:30pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 6-12. You can also tour the museum, home of “America’s Oldest Car Collection.”


Make a silly slime craft during Lakeshore Learning Center’s free craft session. Get your slime on from 11am-3pm on Saturday. The craft is ideal for ages 3 and up.


The Davis Museum at Wellesley College is offering a free guided “stroller” tour from 11am-11:30am on Saturday. It’s a great opportunity to meet the locals and experience the museum’s collection.


Take a canoe ride down the Charles River at 8:30am on Saturday. Advance registration is recommended. Canoes, life jackets and paddles will be provided.


Go on a family owl prowl at the Blue Hills Trailside Museum from 7pm-9pm on Saturday. During the “prowl,” you’ll learn about owls and try to spot a few while you’re out and about. Admission is $10.


Head to the Discovery Museum for some serious LEGO fun, from 11am-4pm Saturday and Sunday. Admission is required, and includes access to the museum’s hands-on activities for kids.


Weston High’s Pumpkin Festival is from 12pm-4pm on Saturday on the town green. Swing by for a costume parade, pumpkin carving, face painting and crafts.


Make spooky sand art at ArtBeat from 10am-6pm on Saturday. Admission is $15 and families can create spiders, black cats and seasonal art out of sand.


Check out this classic car show in Swampscott from 10am-12pm on Saturday. Come out to see the area and get up close with some one-of-a-kind vintage cars.

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