Things To Do In Braintree

Up to 67% Off at Crossfit 93

CrossFit-93

$150 $79

Students build core strength, flexibility, agility, and endurance during energetic CrossFit classes

50% Off

North Braintree

$70 $35

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Up to 70% Off Indoor Boot Camp

North Braintree

$125 $49

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Trainers lead boot camps designed to challenge beginners through elite athletes in a spacious studio

Up to 86% Off Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes

Braintree

$100 $19

Boxing-based classes incorporate elements from the ancient fighting art of Muay Thai

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

Quincy Center

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

70% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Launch Fitness

South Quincy

$250 $75

Trainer motivates and challenges boot-camp participants to reach their fitness goals

50% Off Boot Camp

Quincy

$125 $63

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56% Off Katie's Kickbutt Bootcamp

Quincy Center

$45 $20

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50% Off

Quincy Center

$300 $150

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67% Off CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Toe to Toe

Wollaston

$189 $69

CrossFit classes mix a variety of functional exercises into high-intensity sessions; striking classes add fighting skills to the workout

Up to 70% Off Yoga or Pilates with Nutritional Counseling

Quincy

$175 $59

Yoga and Pilates classes pair with a 35-minute nutrition session that discusses which diets, foods, and supplements are right for clients

Up to 57% Off Golf at Atlantic Country Club

Plymouth

$76 $39

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Bent-grass fairways and greens spread across tree-lined terrain make for challenging rounds of golf at acclaimed course

36% Off a Helicopter-Flying Lesson

Plymouth

$250 $159

Introductory flight lesson begins with a 20-minute briefing before student and instructor take off on a 30-minute helicopter flight

Up to 42% Off Plymouth Whale-Watching Tour

Plymouth

$43 $25

Guides narrate whale-watching tours as guests rest amid a 100 ft. boat with open decks and an enclosed cabin

Up to 65% Off a Meteor-Shower Boat Cruise

Plymouth

$300 $109

High-powered laser pointer showcases planets, galaxies, and nebulae during guided astronomy boat tour

Up to 81% Off Kickboxing or Karate Classes

Multiple Locations

$119 $39

Kickboxing and Karate classes help kids and adults get fit while learning skills such as self-discipline and self-confidence

Up to 53% Off Wedding or Kids' Dance Classes

Weymouth

$100 $49

Brides- and grooms-to-be learn the best moves for their first dance; a month of kids' dance classes teach children an array of styles

Up to 53% Off at The Jenney Museum

Plymouth

$36 $18

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Local historian and guide leads walking tour that includes views of Plymouth Rock and the historical town square

42% Off at Skydive Barnstable

Marstons Mills

$249 $145

Skydive harnessed to a USPA-certified instructor while free-falling at up to 120 mph, then glide gently under a canopy over scenic Cape Cod

Up to 56% Off Private Golf Lessons

Paradise Driving Range

$595 $259

PGA master pro analyzes students' swing tendencies with a variety of tools to develop correct form and course-management skills

60% Off Private Guitar Lessons

Middleton

$150 $60

Seasoned session musician, performer, and School founder helps students of all ages and skill master the guitar or bass with private lessons

Up to 70% Off at DW Kim’s US TaeKwonDo Center

Multiple Locations

$180 $59

Students of all ages gain self-defense skills and build strength, mental and physical discipline, and confidence in tae kwon do classes

Up to 81% Off at Fitness Unlimited

East Milton

$150 $29

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Expansive women's-fitness club offers personal training, childcare, and more than 80 classes per week, including yoga, Pilates, and spin

Up to 85% Off at Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Randolph

$139 $29

Kids gain focus, confidence, and self-defense skills in martial-arts classes

55% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Holbrook

$99 $45

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Up to 69% Off Fitness Classes at So Fly Fitness

South Braintree

$85 $35

Zumba, Kickboxing, yoga, piloxing, and So Fly classes—fitness dance with plyometrics—make for challenging and calorie-burning workouts

Up to 54% Off Mini Golf or Kids Birthday Party

Whitman

$18.50 $9

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18-hole outdoor mini-golf course; frozen yogurt and ice cream plus toppings such as hot fudge, caramel, and peanut butter

Up to 59% Off Golf Round from Six Boston Area Courses

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Cart-borne clubbers traverse one of six Boston-area courses, hunting pars across 18 holes of New England countryside

45% Off Football Lessons

Hingham

$200 $110

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Up to 76% Off Small-Group Strength Training

Rockland

$90 $22

Fitness training and nutritional coaching administered in small groups for personalized attention; all fitness levels welcome

Up to 70% Off Youth or Adult Martial Arts Classes

South Boston

$99 $39

Kids as young as 3 leap into Karate and Judo; older kids and adults can enroll in Karate,Self Defense, Judo, or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Up to 70% Off Yoga Therapy Sessions

Jamaica Plain

$120 $59

Yoga therapy aims to ease stress and tension, build physical and emotional self-awareness, and promote mental clarity for mind-body healing

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

45% Off Dance Lessons

Oakdale

$65 $36

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Up to 88% Off Boot Camp at The F.I.T.T. Pit 

Hyde Park - Cleary Square

$150 $19

Trainers keep clients motivated in boot-camp workouts and also provide nutritional advice to ensure weight-loss

Up to 51% Off Muay Thai Classes

Hyde Park

$150 $75

Muay thai classes focus on a variety of punching and kicking techniques while instilling core values in students

Up to 53% Off Kids’ Indoor Recreation

Upper Washington - Spring Street

$12 $6

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While parents supervise, kids aged 6 or younger frolic on climbing structures and slides or create crafts at the art table

Up to 67% Off Yoga at Inner Strength Studios

Multiple Locations

$150 $49

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Meditate, breathe, and stretch during 60- to 90-minute vinyasa yoga classes, most of which are heated

45% Off 3 Months of Bootcamp at Unified Fitness Studio

Readville

$360 $198

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44% Off

Stoughton

$50 $28

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Up to 50% Off Indoor Play Center Admission

Stoughton

$8 $4

Kids play in an indoor facility with bounce houses, slides, and a miniature bowling alley

Up to 67% Off at Bikram Yoga Stoughton

Stoughton

$125 $49.50

Inside a hot studio, certified Bikram yoga instructors guide students through 26 yoga postures designed to boost strength and flexibility

60% Off Candlepin Bowling at Timber Lanes

Abington

$60 $24

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24 candlepin lanes with computerized scoring and bumpers on every lane

Up to 65% Off Pilates Reformer Classes

Brookline Village

$115 $45

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Pilates Reformer classes grouped by skill level emphasize form while toning muscle; Learn Pilates package includes private and group classes

Up to 80% Off Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes

Coolidge Corner

$219 $49

Class options include Brazilian jujitsu, wrestling, strength and conditioning, and striking

50% Off Membership at Larz Anderson Auto Museum

South Brookline

$30 $15

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A chateau-style, converted carriage house filled with automotive exhibits and tours

Half Off Anderson Comedy Show

Great Scott

$10 $5

Friday-night comedy shows see sketches and local comedians

The Old State House - America's Revolutionary Museum – 70% Off

Downtown

$20 $12

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Experience the American Revolution through Revolutionary-era artifacts & live performances, then tour the Boston Massacre site out front

Barry Gibb – Up to 47% Off Concert

TD Garden

$66.40 $35

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On his Mythology tour, the legendary singer-songwriter salutes his brothers in a set spanning the entire Bee Gees catalog

50% Off New York Tour from Go Go U.S. Tour

Boston

$70 $35

All-day tour takes groups around some of NYC's most famous sites including Times Square and Rockefeller Center

Up to 38% Off Mozart's "Don Giovanni" Opera

Boston University Theatre

$40 $25

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Mozart's opera follows the adventures of an unrepentent playboy antihero

Boston Philharmonic Orchestra – Up to 40% Off Mahler's Ninth

Symphony Hall

$88 $56

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Mahler's final completed symphony meditates on death with distorted waltzes and a dissonant sendup of Baroque counterpoint

Up to 45% Off "Star Trek" Convention

John B. Hynes Convention Center

$20 $12

Along with appearances by stars such as Karl Urban and Kate Mulgrew, the two-day Star Trek convention includes fan panels and costume party

Walker Stalker Con 2014 – Up to 62% Off

Westin Boston Waterfront

$31.60 $16

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The stars of AMC's The Walking Dead and The Boondock Saints treat fans to panels, events, and zombie fun

50% Off Zombie Problem-Solving Game

Boston

$28 $14

Work with teammates to solve clues and find the key that opens the escape door before being grabbed by a zombie chained in the corner

Up to 50% Off Bridal-Tradeshow Admission

Multiple Locations

$14 $7

Attend one of seven 2014 bridal tradeshows featuring wedding specialists, planners, and product vendors

Up to 53% Off at Evolve Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$192 $99

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Enthusiastic instructor motivates students of all fitness levels during high-intensity, outdoor boot-camp classes

Up to 58% Off from Boston Civil War Tours

Boston Common Visitor Center

$12 $6

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Tour highlights locations where abolitionists spoke, demanded fugitive slaves be freed, and united to save the Union

Up to 56% Off Two- or Three-Night Stay at Rock On Rentals

Boston Bay Marina

$989 $499

Guests spend nights in luxurious houseboats, and explore the city via unlimited complimentary water-taxi rides to the heart of downtown

40% Off Basketball or Volleyball Camp

Lower Roxbury

$350 $210

Boys an girls ages 8–17 hone basketball or volleyball skills during day-camp sessions led by experienced instructors

Nick's Comedy Stop – Up to 52% Off Standup

Back Bay

$45.70 $22

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Intimate, 30-year-old venue hosts emerging and established comedians such as Mike Koutrobis and Orlando Baxter

50%% Off Kayak Rental from Boating in Boston

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Set amidst a serene natural backdrop, rental kayaks or paddleboards float on calm waters at five locations

Up to 45% Off Speedboat-Captaining Experiences for Two

North End

$159.95 $99

Boston's skyline backdrops 90-minute self-piloted voyages across Boston harbor that pass famous vessels & Charleston Navy Yard

Up to 22% Off Sunset or Day Sail for Two

Boston

$104 $81

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Flagship vessel modeled after 1890s schooners takes up to 41 passengers on two-hour tours of the Boston Harbor

Up to 58% Off Walking Ghost Tour

Irish Famine Memorial

$30 $15

Guides lead 90-minute walking tours by lantern through historic streets of downtown Boston, sharing stories and reported ghost sightings

Up to 55% Off Trolley Tour and Harbor Cruise

Boston

$38 $20

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Historical sites headline a trolley tour and a 45-minute harbor cruise affords sweeping views of the city

Up to 58% Off Golf Lessons 

Multiple Locations

$100 $49

Seasoned golf ace Jim Fenner harnesses video swing analysis to address client-specific needs in lessons

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Downtown

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

39% Off from City Wine Tours

Multiple Locations

$66 $40

Groups stroll through Harvard Square or the Back Bay area, stopping in at local restaurants to sample and learn about various wines

55% Off Capoeira

Back Bay

$60 $27

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Up to 57% Off Boston Ghost & Legends Lantern Tour

North End

$50 $25

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Uncover the secret macabre history of Boston during a 90-minute guided nighttime tour

50% Off Services

Boston

$80 $40

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Up to 58% Off Lessons at City Golf Boston

Multiple Locations

$200 $99

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Year-round improvement with PGA instructors and video swing-analysis technology at three locations, including a downtown facility

56% Off In-Studio Piano Lessons

Multiple Locations

$135 $59

Lessons based in classical training for pianists of all ages and experience levels

Up to 56% Off Boot Camp

Boston

$80 $37

Professional trainers help students get into strong, sleek shape with up to four weeks of fitness bootcamp

45% Off

Boston

$180 $99

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Up to 82% Off Classes at Back Bay Fitness

Boston

$150 $39

Personal trainers lead small groups of no more than eight students through cardio and core-strengthening workouts

Up to 58% Off Freedom Trail Tour

Downtown

$29.90 $14.95

Costume-clad tour guides lead visitors along the Freedom Trail passing by historic landmarks and imparting facts about revolutionary figures

Up to 53% Off Zumba at The Z Spot

South End

$110 $52

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Licensed Zumba instructors engage exercisers with Latin-inspired dance-fitness numbers

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Owner Richard Lanza began Open Doors as a metaphysical healing center and store in 1992, and he carried that healing spirit into the yoga studio he opened in 2003. At Open Doors Yoga Studios, Richard's goal is to create a space where people feel empowered to explore their personal beliefs on a path toward self-healing. Thus, yoga instructors at the studio's numerous locations help practitioners achieve their personal goals through accessible classes, each designed to build core strength while quieting the mind and increasing body awareness. From slow-flow heated classes to unheated Hatha sessions, students can participate in a variety of yoga styles geared toward beginners, more experienced participants, and those who only feel comfortable in a 98-degree room.

395 Washington St
Braintree,
MA
US

Safety-trained staff man all aspects of Atlantis's clubs, whether stationed near the free weights and resistance machines or leading group classes in practices such as yoga and Pilates. Treadmills, stationary bikes, and stairmasters set pulses racing without the need to keep convincing oneself that the oven's still on at home. As high windows set indoor pools sparkling at the Braintree, Danvers, and Hyannis locations, tykes reclaim their amphibious heritage in swim classes and adults aggressively burn calories as they cradle tender joints in aqua fitness classes. Afterward, guests can put in an intensive lounging session in the steam room or sauna.

37 Forbes Road
Braintree,
MA
US

Color Me Rad stages 5K races that transform runners into mobile rainbows by launching cheerful barrages of colored cornstarch. Each color station along the racetrack flings a new, nontoxic pigment at passersby, who wear white shirts to enhance the chromatic onslaught's costuming effects. Brilliant neon-blue, green, purple, and yellow clouds dapple participants along the way, and the race concludes with a prismatic finish-line finale as sprinters chuck colors at each other in celebration. The race's noncompetitive credo shifts the emphasis from speed to silliness, and a portion of its proceeds go to local charities.

Upon registration, each runner collects a Color Me Rad T-shirt, sunglasses, sponsor gifts, and a race bib. Though they don't receive a gift packet, runners younger than 8 years old can sprint for free, provided they have a waiver signed by a guardian and won't give in to demands for gold from confused leprechauns.

250 Granite Street
Braintree,
MA
US

871 Washington St
Braintree,
MA
US

In 1949, the USS Salem began its 10-year career patrolling the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. A flagship of the 6th Fleet during the Cold War era, it served as a “Lady of Diplomacy,” using its massive canons to impress ambassadors, not to fire on enemies. The ship also made headlines in 1953 when it harbored refugees from Greece following a massive earthquake.

Today permanently docked in Quincy Fore River Shipyard, the Salem is one of the last preserved naval heavy cruisers in the world. Three quarters of the ship is used to honor the history of those who served, with features including a Navy SEALs exhibit, the USS Newport News Memorial Room, and a US Navy Cruiser Sailor Memorial. In addition to memories, the Salem also hosts birthday parties and overnight adventures filled with simulated battles and real-life survival instruction. If they listen closely, visitors might even hear some of the spooky sounds that earned the ship a feature on the SyFy channel’s Ghost Hunters in 2009.

739 Washington St
Quincy,
MA
US

Yoga can instill its practitioners with inner strength and peace, and Real Life Yoga helps students capture these qualities through more than just sun salutations. The studio conducts its classes in an environment designed to be non-competitive, welcoming, and lighthearted. Owner Dee Lyon and her team of accomplished teachers welcome brand-new students as well as yoga aficionados, providing mats to those without. The certified instructors encourage safe, healthy sessions, suggesting modifications that can ease stress and prevent discomfort, injury, or getting stuck that way. They offer non-yoga classes, too, including tai chi, self-defense, and a high-energy combination of boxing, dance, and Pilates.

101 Adams St
Quincy,
MA
US

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