Things To Do In Milton

Up to 69% Off Simulated Golf for Two or Four

OptiGolf

Middleton

$160 $50

7,000 square-foot center features nine simulators with 14-foot HD projections screens and a library of 85 championship courses

Up to 56% Off Private Golf Lessons

Rick DePamphilis NexLevel GoIf

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

Up to 82% Off Fitness Classes at bodyco

bodyco

Middleton

$175 $39

Group fitness classes such as boot camp, Box Fit, and cycling are tailored to suit students of all ages and experience levels

Up to 55% Off Roller Skating

Chez Vous Roller Skating

Franklin Field South

$10 $5

A neighborhood landmark for 80+ years, the roller rink hosts skaters who sail across the floor to music from the '70s and later

50% Off Tour at Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Blue Hill Observatory & Science Center

Milton

$16 $8

Tour the weather observatory, the home of the oldest climate record in the country, and see historical weather instruments still used today

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

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

44% Off Mini Golf for Four at Golf Country

Golf Country

Multiple Locations

$32 $18

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18-hole mini layouts surrounded by flower beds, trees, and water features challenge players to produce their best putts

Up to 50% Off Drum and Bugle Corps Concert

Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps

Veterans Memorial Stadium

$24.95 $15

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Drum and bugle corps from across the country gather to create a bombastic tribute to drum-corps competitions of the past

Up to 53% Off a Firearms-Certification Class for One or Two

Massachusetts Gun Safety

Multiple Locations

$95 $47

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Expert instructors delve into gun safety, loading, storage, and transport, and a shooting simulator allows students to practice

70% Off Boot-Camp Classes at Launch Fitness

Launch Fitness

South Quincy

$250 $75

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

Up to 83% Off Karate or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Uniform

East Coast Martial Arts Academy

Quincy

$179 $39

Get a great cardio workout while learning the self-defense skills of karate & Brazilian jiu-jitsu from coaches with over 40 years experience

52% Off Murder-Mystery Dinner Show

The Murder Mystery Company

Quincy Center

$60 $29

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

50% Off Boot Camp

T.T.S.U. Boot Camp

Quincy

$125 $63

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56% Off Katie's Kickbutt Bootcamp

Commit 2B Fit Studio

Quincy Center

$45 $20

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50% Off Personal Trainer

L.i.f.e. Professional Trainers

Quincy Center

$300 $150

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67% Off CrossFit Classes at Crossfit Toe to Toe

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

50% Off Kart Racing or Pub Food at F1 Boston

F1 Boston

Braintree

$38 $19

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Race on an indoor track in a European-style kart while a computer system times you and your opponents; burgers and truffle fries at the cafe

50% Off Personal Trainer

Any Length Fitness

North Braintree

$70 $35

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Up to 54% Off Metal Arts Class

Stonybrook Fine Arts

Jamaica Plain

$150 $75

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Students create silver rings and pendants or learn the basics of welding

Up to 70% Off Yoga Therapy Sessions

Intra Yoga Therapy

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

Make Your Own Seasonal Fruit Preserves with a Master Foodie

Cooking and Canning Workshop

Hyde Square

$40 $40

Leah Waldo immerses you in the basics of jams, jellies, and preserves from cooking to canning

Up to 62% Off at Yoga Now

Yoga Now

Downtown Dedham

$130 $49

Students work through a variety of styles including power yoga and prenatal yoga in a studio with gleaming hardwood floors and natural light

Up to 50% Off Bowling, Skee-Ball, and More at Kings Dedham

Kings

Dedham

$40 $19.99

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Retro wall art and vibrant high-def screens surround bowling alleys, shuffleboard tables, and skee-ball games

Up to 53% Off Kids’ Indoor Recreation

Kids' Fun Stop

West Roxbury

$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

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

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

Primal Fusion World Dance

Oakdale

$65 $36

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Up to 45% Off Ceramics Painting at Make Meaning

Make Meaning

Dedham

$50 $29

Guests paint ceramics such as picture frames, bowls, and trays

Up to 69% Off Lessons at Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Fred Astaire Dance Studios

Multiple Locations

$238 $79

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Group dance lessons introduce beginner couples or singles to the basic moves, and private lessons let students work on more advanced skills

Up to 61% Off Vinyasa Yoga

Inner Strength Studios

Multiple Locations

$85 $49

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

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

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

45% Off 3 Months of Bootcamp at Unified Fitness Studio

Unified Fitness

Readville

$360 $198

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40% Off a Four-Week Outdoor Boot Camp

Ultimate Bootcamp

Multiple Locations

$239 $143

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Participants burn calories & strengthen muscles as instructors lead creative workouts with cardio circuits, interval training & group games

Up to 52% Off Pool Pass at Randolph Recreation

Randolph Recreation

Randolph

$25 $12

Passes grant individuals or families access to a renovated, indoor lap pool at community rec center

Up to 85% Off at Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Boston Tae Kwon Do Academy

Randolph

$139 $29

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

Up to 50% Off Pub Food at Coolidge Corner Clubhouse

Coolidge Corner Clubhouse

Coolidge Corner

$20 $11

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25 screens show pro and college teams' triumphs while guests dine on hearty burgers, inventive wraps, barbecue, and southwestern cuisine

Up to 51% Off a Sushi-Making Class

Sea To You Sushi

Brookline Village

$140 $69

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Adept sushi chefs instruct on how to construct and serve rolls during events that include all-you-can-eat sushi

Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas – Up to 55% Off Comedy Show

Anderson Comedy Presents The Gas

Great Scott

$10 $5

Friday-night comedy shows host standup by local comedians

Up to 65% Off Pilates Reformer Classes

The Body Center

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

45% Off Martial-Arts Lessons

Neil Stone's Karate Academy

Brookline

$510 $281

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Up to 80% Off Unlimited Martial-Arts Classes

Florian Martial Arts

Coolidge Corner

$219 $49

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

Up to 73% Off Fitness Classes

The Body Center Fitness

Brookline Village

$130 $39

Experienced trainers keep workouts interesting and results-driven by creating new, intense challenges and keeping class sizes small

Up to 39% Off a Fast-Ferry Round Trip

Plymouth - Provincetown Fast Ferry

Plymouth

$40 $25

Ferry brings travelers across the bay from Plymouth to Provincetown during trips that take just more than an hour

Up to 57% Off Shakespeare Plays

The Bay Colony Shakespeare Company presents "Hamlet," "Much Ado About Nothing," or "Macbeth"

The Spire Center for Performing Arts

$23 $12

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Company presents their take on two of Shakespeare's powerful tragedies and one of his most beloved comedies

Up to 65% Off a Meteor-Shower Boat Cruise

Mark's Tree Farm

Plymouth

$300 $109

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

Up to 40% Off Whale-Watching Tour for Two

Capt. John Boats

Plymouth

$94 $56

A 3–4-hour boat tour takes visitors through Cape Cod Bay to see wildlife such as humpback whales, minke whales, dolphins, & razor bills

Up to 36% Off Golf at Atlantic Country Club

Atlantic Country Club

Plymouth

$76 $49

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

Up to 53% Off at Om Yoga and Fitness

Om Yoga and Fitness

Weymouth

$67.50 $32

Peaceful yoga poses and flowing sequences simultaneously strengthen muscles, improve flexibility, and quell stressful thoughts

45% Off a Pinball Party Package at Pop Bumpers Pinball

Pop Bumpers Pinball

Weymouth

$250 $138

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Up to 81% Off Kickboxing or Karate Classes

American Kempo Karate Academy

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

South Shore Dance Academy

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

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

Up to 55% Off Classes at LiveLifeBelieve Fitness

LiveLifeBelieve Fitness

North Plymouth

$50 $25

Classes at this motivating gym include Les Mills's BodyPump and BodyFlow, spinning, TRX suspension training, and Rock UR Body dance fitness

50% Off Personal Training Services

Anytime Fitness Plymouth

Plymouth

$165 $83

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36% Off a Helicopter-Flying Lesson

New England Helicopter Academy

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 69% Off Fitness Classes at So Fly Fitness

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 79% Off Membership to Elements Wareham

Elements Wareham

Multiple Locations

$69 $20

Yoga, Zumba, spin, and more classes at women-only gym with hydrotherapy massage bed and infrared sauna

71% Off CrossFit Classes

CrossFit HomeBase

Canton

$99 $29

CrossFit instructors help beginners build muscles and burn calories through intense, rep-based workouts

50% Off Guitar Labs

Senchant's Art Of Teaching

Canton

$220 $110

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45% Off Photography Classes

Litewriting Photography

Clinton

$225 $124

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54% Off High-Speed Boston Harbor Boat Tour

RIB Adventure Tours

North End

$170 $79

High-speed guided tour of historic islands' lighthouses, forts, and wildlife

Up to 65% Off BYOB Island Picnic to Spectacle Island

Boston Harbor Shuttle

Boston

$120 $59

Three-hour excursion ferries passengers to a verdant island in Boston Harbor for picnicking, hiking, and more

Up to 60% Off Urban-Race Entry

CitySolve Urban Race

The North Star

$50 $20

Teams race on foot past city landmarks, solving clues and tackling obstacles for a chance at cash and other prizes

Up to 55% Off Trolley Tour and Harbor Cruise

Cityview Trolley Tours

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 57% Off Boston Ghost & Legends Lantern Tour

Colonial Lantern Tours

Boston

$50 $25

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

50%% Off Kayak or SUP Rental from Boating In Boston

Boating in Boston

Carson Beach

$20 $10

Set amidst a serene natural backdrop, rental kayaks or paddleboards float on calm waters at Boating In Boston's Carson Beach location

41% Off Beer and Wine Festival

Red, White, & Brew Summerfest

Boston Center for The Arts

$59 $35

Wine and beer fest offers sips from around the country

Tower Hill Botanic Garden - Up to 50% Off Visit

Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Boylston

$24 $12

Visitors explore a 132-acre indoor and outdoor live museum, gazing at colorful flowers and plants

51% Off Bowling for Up to Six at South Boston Candlepin

South Boston Candlepin

South Boston Bowl

$59 $29

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New England–born variation of bowling employs balls and pins smaller than standard 10-pin games

Up to 85% Off Golf Discount Cards

The Links Card

Online Deal

$215 $32

Card offers discounted green fees at over 130 courses in five states; MA, ME, VT, NH, NY, and includes cart

Up to 52% Off at Boston Pedal Boats

Boston Pedal Boats

DCR's Hatch Memorial Shell

$60 $29

Tour the Charles River in a private pedal boat; bring a lunch or dinner aboard

39% Off a Month of Kayaking and Paddleboarding

Community Boating Inc.

Charles River Esplanade

$99 $60

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30-day pass includes lessons and unlimited paddling in the Charles River basin with both kayaks and paddleboards

Laugh Boston – Up to 55% Off Standup

Laugh Boston

Laugh Boston

$56 $25

Comedy superstars, including Brian Posehn, Tommy Johnagin, and Andy Kindler, fill the summer schedule

54% Off Basketball Camp

FLS International

Boston

$300 $139

Students spend three full days a week at the beach to study basketball techniques under experienced instructors

Up to 54% Off Rowing Session for One or Two

Community Rowing Inc.

Community Rowing Boathouse- Charles River

$37 $17

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Experienced coaches lead rowers along the Charles River, teaching essential rowing techniques

46% Off a Sunset Cruise for Two

Massachusetts Bay Lines

Downtown

$48.40 $26

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On sunset cruises, passengers watch the evening overtake Boston's skyline and get a glimpse of the USS Constitution, a historic Navy frigate

The Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour – Up to 48% Off

Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour

Wilbur Theatre

$31 $16

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Four stars from TBS's Sullivan & Son strut their standup roots for the third year in a row

Up to 56% Off Boat Cruises of Boston Harbor

Karma Crew Yacht Charters

Boston

$1,800 $989

Take in views of Boston Harbor aboard a private chartered yacht for your social or corporate events

50% Off Sailing Lesson or Cruise

Courageous Sailing

Thompson Square - Bunker Hill

$190 $95

Under instructor supervision, guests sail 19-ft. Rhodes sailboats or take in a leisurely cruise along the historic waters of Boston Harbor

Up to 58% Off Haunted Ghost Walking Tour

Haunted Boston Ghost Tours

Downtown

$36 $18

90-minute walking tours explore Central Burial Ground, Boston Commons & Boston Athenaeum & include info about ghosts & Boston history

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Despite being housed in a former chocolate factory, Milton Hill Sport & Spa is more dedicated to burning calories than consuming them. By adopting a holistic approach to health, Milton Hill encourages its members to exercise regularly and practice nutritious eating habits—and it has the resources to back up this approach. Personal training sessions focus on lifestyle and health goals, as opposed to just building muscle or the ability to tolerate sweatbands. Nutritional counseling is tailored to each participant to include vitamins, minerals, and healthy food plans. And spa services, such as massages and facials, help destress members and boost their overall health and wellness.

1 Eliot St
Milton,
MA
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Lorenz Island Kuisine’s roots are immediately visible on its ceiling, where a Jamaican flag proudly hangs. A few more steps inside the warmly lit eatery and more roots begin to show. There’s the orange walls with green trim, and the smell of Jamaican food wafting from the open kitchen. There, the kitchen staff cooks curry goat and plates crispy, brown pieces of jerk chicken. Other dishes include oxtail, plantains, rice and beans, beef patties encased in flaky crust, and almond cake made with rum and topped with icing. Many of the dishes double as loveable characters in the eatery’s recipe book.

657 Washington St
Dorchester Center,
MA
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Working alongside her husband Joe, Horseplay Stables co-owner Terry Hoy draws upon her more than 25 years of equestrian riding and training to help students realize their full riding potential. The pair also relies on help from an extensive team of licensed instructors and volunteers. At Horseplay Stables, students can master the basics of several horseback-riding styles, including huntseat, jumping, classical dressage, or western pleasure.

704 Randolph Ave
Milton,
MA
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Tai Chi & Qigong Instruction for health maintenance and well being. I offer weekly classes in Yang Style Tai Chi & Qigong. Self defense applications are also taught upon request.

60 Adams Street
Milton,
MA
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It didn’t take long for Robert Bennet Forbes to make a name for himself. He was made a captain by the age of 20, and he quickly amassed wealth and influence as a China Trade Merchant. And despite becoming one of the country’s most prominent businessmen, Captain Forbes still found time to design ships, write, and build an estate that would make Scrooge McDuck molt with envy. Along with his brother John, the Captain commissioned a Greek Revival mansion to be built in 1883. The house was intended for their mother, but over the decades, it would become home to many members of the entrepreneurial family—who collected four generations worth of paintings, artifacts, and various artwork.

Perched atop Milton Hill, the mansion—now a National Historic Landmark called the Forbes House Museum—transports visitors back to key moments in American history. In one part of the house lies memorabilia focused on President Lincoln and the Civil War, collected by the Captain's granddaughter Mary Bowditch Forbes. Her passion for that time period was so strong, she even had a replica of Lincoln's birthplace built on the museum's grounds. Other rooms showcase the valuable Chinese exports collected by the Captain. Sitting atop a table of Cantonese marble and hand-carved rosewood is the crown jewel of this collection, the Election Bowl, a porcelain vessel adorned with two Forbes family crests and two depictions of Scottish castles. In addition to tours, the mansion also hosts various cultural events, including a monthly roundtable discussion on the Civil War.

215 Adams St
Milton,
MA
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Equipment: Hoist, LateralX, Keiser, LifeFitness, Precor, Arc Trainer, StepMill
Students should bring: Optional: bottle of water, towel, change of sneakers
Average class length: 60 minutes
Number of Staff: 25+ people
Class location: Indoors only
Established: 1980
Registration required: Yes
Good for beginners: Yes
Guests allowed: No
Parking: Free street parking

Fitness Unlimited's owners boast more than seven top brands of workout equipment and 28 unique fitness classes on a mere two floors, dedicating every square inch to women's fitness. They invite members to chart their own course toward fitness with solo workouts on the gym floor or one-on-one personal training, or they can take one of more than 80 group classes held each week. Classes cover everything from yoga and barre workouts to full-on strength and endurance training for those preparing for the annual Grand Piano Shoulder Press Grand Prix. The gym's program advisor notes that this variety is key to helping members achieve success. "Frequently throughout the year we have fitness challenges that our members really enjoy," the advisor says. "They feel that it keeps them motivated and encourages them to try new things."

364 Granite Ave
Milton,
MA
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Milton Scene