- 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.
The Melrose Dog Park provides visitors with the chance to let their dogs exercise in a dedicated play area that is surrounded by trees. The location features a doggie water fountain for dogs that are feeling a bit thirsty.
Whale-watching excursions led by Atlantic Whale Watch depart regularly from New Hampshire's Rye Harbor. The company also conducts chartered fishing expeditions in the Atlantic Ocean. Call or email Atlantic Whale Watch to make reservations.
Checkered Flag Indoor Karting is an indoor kart racing facility that has electric karts operating up to 30MPH for experienced racers and up 18MPH for younger racers. They also have a Mini Cup Track for racers 4-9 years old.
Sonny Myers Park features a large playground area for children, as well as plenty of outdoor space for adults to enjoy. It's a quiet little park that is perfect for spending some time outside while walking or sitting and relaxing.
Organized by a group of local historians, Andover Historical Society features exhibits containing artifacts from the town's past. These exhibits include historical information from the Civil War and Edwardian times, including furniture, clothing, and tools from the 19th century.
Chunky's Cinema Pub is a combination movie theater and restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Chunky's features a gluten-free menu. Movies are first-run Hollywood fare for the most part, with occasional sporting events and special features.
A youth baseball facility named after former major league baseball player Carl Thomas, the Carl Thomas Facility includes three well-maintained baseball fields for practice and games. The facility also has restrooms and concession stands.