Students of maritime history will want to set anchor in Fall River, Massachusetts, located 45 mi/70 km south of Boston and just a 15-minute drive from New Bedford. It's home to Heritage State Park at Battleship Cove where visitors can board the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts
, the submarine USS Lionfish
, the destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy Jr
. and a wooden PT boat. Back on land, take children to the park's restored carousel.
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