- TripBuzz found 559 things to do with kids in or near Dracut, Massachusetts, including 558 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Lowell, Boston and Cambridge.
- From Veterans Memorial Park to Boott Cotton Mills Museum, the Dracut area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Theaters.
- Primarily a quiet suburban community, the city of Dracut features picturesque neighborhoods and expansive farmland. Visitors to the area can enjoy the scenery and ease of access to the greater Boston area. Both residents and visitors can enjoy the local shops, farm to table eateries and hiking trails located throughout.
Centered on a war memorial, Veterans Memorial Park is a large recreation and sports park with activities for all ages. It features two baseball, football and soccer fields, as well as a large sprinkler park for hot summer days.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, once a functioning mill which was at the center of the world's cotton textile industry, functions as an interpretive museum today featuring one of the largest industrial exhibits in the country that includes power canals, authentic mill equipment, rail systems and more.
LeLacheur Park, home to the Lowell Spinners, is a little known professional baseball field with reasonably priced tickets. Reviewed by families as kid-friendly with low priced concessions, a kid area with inflatable activities is available during games.
Named after former U.S. Senator Paul Tsongas, Tsongas Arena is a venue that is host to numerous sporting events and concerts throughout the year. The arena can hold 7,800 individuals during concerts and 6,500 for sporting events, such as hockey.
The Visitor's Center serves as the gateway to Lowell National Historical Park and offers helpful information and suggestions regarding the area. The center also houses Jack Kerouac memorabilia and offers informative presentation on local history.
Lowell National Historical Park was established in 1978 and encompasses a number of sites which relate to the days of textile manufacturing boom in Lowell during the Industrial Revolution. The site also includes a museum, powerhouses, gatehouses and more.