NEXT STOP: February School Break

It’s that time of year! The kids will be jumping off the school bus soon and they will only have one thing on their mind: February School Break! Don’t worry about finding things for them to do around the house, we’ve got a couple of ideas that everyone will love, including your wallet.

Taking the Amtrak Downeaster to any one of our kid-friendly station communities is a wonderful way to enjoy time with your family. Your hands are off the wheel and you can focus on all the FUN. Enjoy onboard amenities like the Downeaster Cafe, Free Wi-Fi, and reclining seats. Take in the passing views from oversized windows as you wind your way through New England to your destination.

We’ve highlighted our official travel packages partner, Downeaster Travel Packages to provide you with a one-stop shop solution.

Day Trips

NEXT STOP: LEGO® Discovery Center Boston

As of December 2023, LEGO® Discovery Center packages are BACK! Let your child discover and learn through imaginative play, and exploration where you can build your own adventure. Designed for kids ages 3-12+ years there is something for everyone including adults! When you book with Downeaster Travel Packages, your train fare and admission to LEGO Discovery Center is bundled with your Charlie Card for the Boston Subway.

NEXT STOP: Museum of Science in Boston

A leader in cultural education and innovative styles of learning The Museum of Science in Boston offers an ever evolving and exciting schedule of temporary exhibits such as iMAX Films and Planetarium shows. Let your children of all ages interact with over 700 permanent exhibits. Learn alongside your little ones at one of New England’s most notable destinations today. Day Trip Packages include all transportation costs, admissions and taxes.

Overnight Packages

NEXT STOP: Combo Deals

Treat your family to the best of both and book a combo package! With admission to BOTH The Museum of Science in Boston and the New England Aquarium, you don’t have to choose. Packages include transportation, and overnight accommodations at your hotel of choice. All you have to do is pack your bags! This is the most popular choice for families booking overnight getaways.

Downeaster Travel Packages

Offers MANY packages and travel itineraries suitable for all families, travelers, and groups, any time of year. Some packages are event based and are only available while tickets last. (Sporting Events, Theatre Packages) but can be a wonderful gift or family getaway. We suggest you bookmark the site and revisit when you want to get out of the house and leave the planning to the Travel Packages team.