- 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 Pemberton Bait and Tackle Company features fishing charters, island taxis to Boston Harbor islands, and a waterfront cafe located on the pier that offers breakfast and lunch starting at 5:30a.m. Bait and tackle rentals also on the premises.
Book your amphibious tour of Boston and its famous harbor by visiting Super Duck Tours. Climb on board one of their 90-minute guided tours of historic Boston on a vehicle that will take you from the streets to splashing into the bay, don't miss this attraction.
Year-round, lifeguard-monitored Nantasket Beach is a 1 1/3 mile long oceanfront beach reminiscent of the area's historic amusement park history. Visitors can take in musical band concerts, dance lessons or the historic Paragon Carousel while enjoying the ocean front
A skating facility that features two identical rinks, The Rinks at Exeter offers a variety of icy activities. Features include public skating, hockey for kids, teenagers, and adults, and figure skating. The facility also has batting cages.
A grand carousel in operation for over 80 years, Paragon Carousel has four rows of 66 horses and two Roman chariots. It is decorated with 35 original paintings, 36 cherubs and 18 goddesses looking down as the organ plays.
Considered to be one of the last remaining throwback arcades of the old Nantucket boardwalk, Dream Machine of Nantasket offers a wide range of classic games like skee ball and games of chance. Directly adjacent to the beach, this indoor arcade even has prizes in exchange for game tickets.
A sports complex and recreation center, Turf Time Tewksbury is home to adult and youth soccer leagues along with adult flag football leagues. The center provides a toddler play area, party hosting, music classes and turf rental.