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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Boston

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 360 fun things to do in Boston for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 229 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Boston day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Boston with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Inside view of St. Botolph's Church in Boston

St. Botolph's Church

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Landmarks

St. Botolph’s Church has a passion for people and are always delighted to welcome visitors to the congregation. It’s a truly historic spot but with a...

Ball Pit at Fuzzy Ed's Spirit of Endeavour

Fuzzy Ed's Spirit of Endeavour5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Looking for a soft play area in Boston? Well Fuzzy Ed’s Spirit of Endeavour is perfect for all the family, you can sit back and relax while your un...

Bowling alleys at Boston Bowl

Boston Bowl

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

A day out at The Boston Bowl will have you feeling like you are living The American Dream. With 12 lanes of super bowl fun to be had shoot and score...

Inside soft play frame at Playtowers in Boston

Playtowers

  • Boston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Why not come and join in on all the fun at Playtowers Boston! Explore the furthest corners of activity, dare you climb to the top and experience the...

Classic car at The Bubblecar Museum in Boston

The Bubblecar Museum

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Bubblecar Museum is a quirky little place that has some wonderful cars and bikes in themed settings, such as a scrap yard, and a picnic diorama....

Fox at Ark Wildlife Park in Stickney

Ark Wildlife Park

  • Stickney
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Ark Wildlife Park is Lincolnshire’s newest rescue zoo and wildlife park! At the Ark you will find a wide variety of fascinating animals from exotic m...

Lemurs at Lincolnshire Wildlife Park in Boston

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

  • Boston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Home to nearly 2,000 birds, including the UK’s largest collection of parrots, it’s clear to see what’s got everyone talking at Lincolnshire Wildlife...

Aircraft flying at Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre in Coningsby

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre

  • Coningsby
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre provides a great opportunity to find out about the Battle of Britain and to see a number of historic...

Aircraft exhibit at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in Spilsby

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

  • Spilsby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre will give kids a real sense of history as it is the only Airfield Museum on the country that has been recreated...

Outdoor play area at Tattershall Farm Park

Tattershall Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Tattershall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Tattershall Farm Park is a great mix of indoor and outdoor farmyard fun. Children and adults will love meeting the animals. Take a walk down the outd...

Briefing room at Laser Storm in Spalding

Laser Storm

  • Spalding
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Laser Storm is an exciting indoor laser shoot out game with zero contact infra-red equipment. Strictly for the over 7s, it's a cool combination of hi...

Painted ceramic bowl at Doodles Pottery Painting in Spalding

Doodles Pottery Painting

  • Spalding
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Doodles Pottery Painting Studio is your first destination for fun days out, unusual and bespoke gifts and parties. Welcoming to creative friends of a...

Fun Farm Spalding

Fun Farm Spalding5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Spalding
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The indoor adventure play area at Fun Farm Splading is set across 3 large levels of multi-colour madness that kids of all ages will love to interact...

Outdoor swimming pool at Billinghay Swimming Pool in Lincoln

Billinghay Swimming Pool

  • Lincoln
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Billinghay Swimming Pool is a community run 25m x 10m heated, open air pool with cool little slide and a beach corner sandpit based play area for the...

Boy in ball pit at The Play Barn Spalding

The Play Barn Spalding

  • Spalding
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Play Barn is inside The Springfields Centre and offers loads of nice features for kids including indoor and outdoor play! Dare you climb up to th...

Bowling alleys at Alleycatz in Spalding

Alleycatz

  • Spalding
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Welcome to the most advanced bowling complex in the area! With AMF's brand new and first in the UK new pinspotters and exciting glow in the dark feat...

People painting at Ark Kidz in Long Sutton

Ark Kidz5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Long Sutton
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Head down to ARK KIDZ where you'll find crafty fun for all ages and abilities. There are weekly sessions and daily drop in sessions. You can create j...

Race track at Scalextric Racing in Spalding

Scalextric Racing

  • Spalding
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

No, you're not back in the 60s, and yes, they are as good as you remember! Take the kids out for a retro treat and race around recognisably world fam...

Map and booklet for Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail

Woodhall Spa Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Woodhall Spa
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Enjoy some quality family time outdoors on the Woodhall Spa self-guided spy themed Treasure Trail. Great fun for all the family from 6 to 106 years o...

Outside view of Kinema In The Woods in Woodhall Spa

Kinema In The Woods

  • Woodhall Spa
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Watch a movie like back in the good old days at the Kinema in the Woods. It’s a secret screening experience with all sorts on to suit different taste...

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