- The list below includes 589 free or cheap things to do in or near Beverly, Massachusetts, including 111 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Beaches, Gardens and Parks.
- From Lynch Park to Long Hill, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Beverly and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Lowell, Cambridge and Gloucester.
Winter Island Park is a marine park where visitors can visit a historic fort, harbor and lighthouse. There is also a boat launch, a beach with a lifeguard, picnic areas and RV and tent camping from May through October.
A candlepin bowling center, Sunnyside Bowladrome features 32 lanes suitable for both open and league bowling. The center offers private event hosting, a pro shop with balls and accessories, electronic scoring, bumpers and a game room.
Set on 41 acres of land, Proctor Farm Conservation Area offers visitors several nature trails for hiking. In addition to trails, there is a gazebo and picnic area where visitors can relax and enjoy a meal.
Washington Square North, Salem, MA 01970 MoreLess Info
Salem Witch Museum houses numerous life-sized replicas of stage sets, lighting and prominent figures providing visitors the opportunity to learn more about the infamous Salem Witch trials of 1692.
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115 Derby Street, Salem, MA 01970 MoreLess Info
The House of the Seven Gables is an original colonial mansion dating back to late 17th-century which operates as a local museum today featuring restored period furnishings and a variety of other artifacts.
The Salem Maritime National Historic Site is a nine-acre national park featuring historic buildings, wharves, and reconstructed tall-ships that tell the stories of the sailors and merchants who brought the goods of the world to America. Free tours are offered.
The Old Burying Point Cemetery is the oldest burial ground in Salem and contains the gravesites of many notable persons including Justice John Hathorne who was one of the judges of the Witch Trials, as well as many Mayflower passengers.
A majority of artwoks on display in the Peabody Essex Museum, considered as one of the oldest operating museums in America, comprises of multiple exhibits about the diverse cultures of the world such as Asian, Native Indian, Japanese, African, Korean art and more.