The aquarium at the Woods Hole research center not only displays a wide range of sea creatures but even features a touch tank where you and the kids can get tactile with lobsters, tautogs, clams, spider crabs, starfish, hermit crabs, and horseshoe crabs. Free admission. BEST AQUARIUM TOUCH TANK.
New England Traveler
Planning a New England day trip, weekend getaway, or longer adventure? Explore our curated New England travel directory, featuring picks from the editors of Yankee Magazine (the New England experts since 1935) for the best things to do in each state, plus where to shop, eat, and stay.