- TripBuzz found 232 things to do with kids in or near Rockport, Massachusetts, including 220 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Gloucester, Beverly and Lynn.
- From Pirate Ship Formidable to Texas Coast Fly Fishing, the Rockport area offers 113 different types of family activities, including: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Located forty miles northeast of Boston is the city of Rockport. Surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean, the waterfront city is a popular tourist destination, famous for its lobster and prime fishing locations. A scenic strip of old fishermen shacks turned into shops and cafes is one of the most popular spots in the city, as is Thacher's Island, an offshore attraction that features twin lighthouses.
A 65,000-square-foot, water-based entertainment facility, Coco Key Water Park includes a lazy river, slides, pools and splash areas. The park has a snack bar, arcade machines and cabanas equipped with seating, a table and a television.
Featuring 46 candlepin lanes, Metro Bowl offers open and league bowling with automatic scoring, bumpers and cosmic bowling. The center provides arcade and redemption games, billiard tables and a snack bar with food and drinks along with adult beverages.
Situated on 165 acres, Endicott Park features historical farm buildings, woodlands, marshes and orchards. The park offers fishing, barnyard animals, nature trails for hiking and a playground as well as sledding and cross-country skiing opportunities in the winter.
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205 Washington Street, Peabody, MA 1960 MoreLess Info
Located close to Boston, the George Peabody House Museum is an educational opportunity for the entire family. Philanthropist George Peabody's home in Peabody, Massachusetts is preserved as well as a collection of artifacts relating to the leather trade and industry.
Brooksby Farm is a working farm and apple orchard with pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches and apples. Hand-feed the farm animals, or visit the farm store for fresh baked cider donuts, mulled hot cider, coffee, fudge, candies and holiday decorations.
Newburyport's Maudslay State Park is a park and wildlife preserve open throughout the year. It is especially popular for cross-country skiing and is an important eagle breeding ground. Sections of the park close during breeding season.
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90 Curzon Mill Road, Newburyport, MA 1950 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1979, Children's Theater At Maudslay the is a performing arts group dedicated to bringing theatrical entertainment to the local community. The theatre performs a number of shows, acting workshops, and summer programs.
A play center for children under 13, Monkey Joe's features inflatable play structures as well as an arcade with video and redemption games. The center offers party and event hosting, a toddler play area and a snack bar.
A working museum, Lowell's Boat Shop is also a National Historic Landmark that has been in operation since 1793. The shop is dedicated to the craft of building wooden boats, and hosts an apprentice program and other educational events.