Located on Boston's waterfront, the New England Aquarium is home to penguins, seals, sea lions, and fish of all stripes. The aquarium also offers whale watching tours, which depart from the Aquarium dock from April through October.
Admission to the aquarium is $22.95 for adults and $15.95 for children ages 3 to 11. Kids under age 3 are free. The aquarium is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
(Stephanie Shore for Boston.com)