Whether you want your bachelor party to be a fun night out on the town, a quiet sail along the ocean, or an exciting adventure that tests your limits, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Massachusetts. Join a pub crawl in Boston, dance the night away in Provincetown, or enjoy a peaceful hike at Mount Greylock State Reservation. No matter what you plan to do during your celebration, there are plenty of spacious Massachusetts vacation rentals to relax at when the day’s festivities conclude. Take a look at seven of the best bachelor party destinations in Massachusetts.
Boston is one of the top vacation destinations in the state, and the place to be for those searching for a traditional bachelor party of bar hopping and nightclub dancing. The Bustonian Party Bus promises a night to remember, with a bachelor party pub crawl aboard a neon party bus. Head to all the top Boston nightclubs, such as Tunnel, The Wild Rover, and Royale Boston. For a pub crawl along with some history, head to the Bell in Hand Tavern, Union Oyster House, and Green Dragon Tavern. There are plenty of other fun activities in the city. During the day, take a tour of Fenway Park, kayak down the Charles River, or catch an IMAX film at the Museum of Science.
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Northampton is an excellent base to go on a beer tour with friends. Just minutes away at the foot of Mount Tom is Fort Hill Brewery, which prides itself on crafting traditional German-style ales and lagers. The brewery provides live music in its tasting room, and you can bring in food to enjoy with your beer. Next stop is Berkshire Brewing Company for classic ales such as the Steel Rail Pale Ale or unique stouts such as the Russian Imperial Stout. Next, check out Brew Practitioners Brewery & Taproom to try their blonde ale, Read Amber, or IPA. On the evening, stop by Northampton Brewery for dinner before heading to Iron Horse Music Hall for live music.
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3. Harwich Port
Get onto the water with a bachelor party aboard a fishing boat with Magellan Fishing Charters in Harwich Port. Set off from the harbor marina for several hours of fishing, then come back to shore for dinner and drinks at Brax Landing. Magellan offers charters designed for bachelor parties, so you will have a private boat for you and your friends. If you prefer a more leisurely day on the water, board Monomoy Island Excursions for a trip out to the islands to visit the seal colony, or rent a boat from Nauti Jane’s Boat Rentals and sail along the Cape.
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Those seeking an adrenaline rush from extreme adventure have a blast in Charlemont. The Zoar Outdoor Adventure Resort offers 11 zip lines, three rappels, and two sky bridges, so you can zip along the canopies on a guided tour. The resort also has kayaking and white water rafting down the Deerfield River. Another option in town is Berkshire East Mountain Resort, which offers zip lines, white water rafting, the Thunderbolt roller coaster, and a mountain bike park. Laid-back dining is available at Cold River Cafe & Restaurant, The Blue Rock Restaurant and Bar, and Berkshire Pizzeria in the town center.
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For sports enthusiasts, head to Worcester for a sports-filled bachelor getaway. During the day, join friends on the field for a paintball battle at Allstarr Paintball & Airsoft. Racers can speed around in go-karts at Tri-State Speedway, while golfers can hit the links at Green Hill Golf Course. In the evening, check out a game played by one of the local minor league teams, such as Worcester Bravehearts baseball, or Massachusetts Pirates, or see one of the college teams at the College of the Holy Cross. Grab food and drinks at O’Connor’s Restaurant & Bar, Dive Bar, or The Ship Room.
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6. Mount Greylock State Reservation
Mount Greylock State Reservation is the perfect choice for the outdoorsy guy who wants to enjoy the wilderness. There are many hiking trails available, ranging from easy to aggressive. Hike up to the summit at 3,491 feet, for a gorgeous panoramic views stretching as far as 90 miles away. Mountain biking is also available, and winter bachelor parties enjoy cross-country skiing or snowmobiling. For more outdoor fun, drive less than 30 minutes to Savoy Mountain State Forest for fishing, swimming, kayaking, or hiking. Plenty of vacation rentals are available in the surrounding towns of Adams, North Adams, or Williamstown.
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For those who want a little bit of everything without the big city crowds, Provincetown is an excellent option. This fun loving town has beaches, outdoor recreation, and nightlife, all within walking distance of your vacation rental. In the morning, take a tour through the dunes with Art’s Dune Tours or try to spot whales with SeaSalt Charters. Relax in the afternoon with a swim at Herring Cove Beach or Race Point Beach. Before dinner, head to Boatslip Resort, which transforms into an outdoor dance party at 4:00. Afterwards, walk over to the Crown and Anchor to enjoy dining at its Central House, a live show at The Cabaret Room, or drinking and dancing at its waterfront nightclub, the Paramount.
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