- TripBuzz found 525 things to do with kids in or near Methuen, Massachusetts, including 519 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Lowell, Manchester and Concord.
- From Jay Gee's Ice Cream & Fun Center to Methuen Town Forest, the Methuen area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bike Paths, Amusement Parks (Kids) and Beaches.
- 45 minutes from Boston, Methuen, MA has a population of 47,000 people. Guests can stroll the Searles Tenney Nevins Historic District to observe and enjoy some historic styles of architecture and notable places. Other attractions include biking or walking the Methuen Rail Trail or fishing, canoeing, and swimming in the Great Pond.
Brockton Rox Baseball is a minor league baseball experience. Housed in Campanelli Stadium, the Brockton Rox play a full schedule of home and away games. The stadium also hosts special events, and is available for party rentals.
At Pirelli Veteran's Skating Rink, visitors can practice ice skating during one of the public skating sessions. The rink also hosts pickup hockey events, ice hockey tournaments, skating lessons, and birthday parties.
The Maliotis Cultural Center is a center for the performing arts that also features lectures and seminars, conferences and meetings, and various types of celebrations. The facility is made up of two levels of seating.
A traditional institution, the Franklin Public Library combines classic manuscripts with available, innovative technology. Its calendar of events includes holiday-appropriate library evening readings, special teen programs and handy educational resources.
Dedicated to preserving local history, the Franklin Historical Museum features collections containing around 4,000 total items, such Native American artifacts and vintage clothing. The museum also conducts several ongoing historical research projects.
A candlepin bowling center, Ficco's Bowladrome features 28 lanes for open and league bowling with shoe rental and automatic scoring. The center offers glow bowling, children's playgroups and a party room for private events.
Visitors can enjoy hiking, supervised swimming, boating and other recreational activities at Chilson Beach. The beach also features ball fields and a playground and offer opportunities for birding and viewing other wildlife like beavers.
A classically-styled independent theater, the Orpheum Theatre screens a combination of art films, foreign films, and classics. It also hosts live theatrical performances from touring companies and from local performers and groups.