- TripBuzz found 600 things to do with kids in or near Marblehead, Massachusetts, including 586 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Gloucester and Cambridge.
- From Devereaux Beach to Chandler Hovey Park, the Marblehead area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Parks, Historic Homes and Movie Theaters.
- Located on coastal New England, Marblehead, Massachusetts is settled in Essex County with a population of just under 20,000 residents. The city, a rocky peninsula in the Massachusetts Bay, is also settled on the coast of Salem Harbor. The waterfront settlement defines the community's natural scenery and maintains the city's emphasis on coastal commercialism.
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 dark history of the town's infamous witch trials is recounted at The Witch History Museum, where guides relate stories and describe the depicted scenes. There are no artifacts, and the stories are delivered dramatically as in a play.
Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, earlier known as the Witches Cottage, offers live witchcraft and ghost shows and a special show for the kids called Professor Wunder's School of Magic . The lobby functions as a mini museum with numerous replica artifacts of the Salem Witch Trials.
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Arranging for the exploration of several haunted buildings, Paranormal Salem Investigation Tours has received lots of notoriety. And with experienced and knowledgeable guides, the tour can be both entertaining and educational.
With a full range of fair fare the likes of pizza, popcorn, taffy and the famous Chop Suey Sandwich, Salem Willows Amusement Park is host to good eats and good times. A modern video arcade and one of the oldest carousel rides in the country seal the deal.
Arcade games, rides, numerous food selections, and years of history fill the popular Salem Willows Park. The park was first opened in 1859 and contains a historic carousel from 1866 as well as 200 year-old willow trees surrounding.
Opened in 1996, the Beverly Port Marina Inc is a local marina featuring a number of amenities for boat owners to enjoy. Boat storage, rack storage, and boat sales are among the amenities and services offered at the marina.