- 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.
Situated on 76 acres, Derryfield Park is located next to the Weston Observatory, which was built in the late 1800s. The park offers a children's playground, walking trails and facilities for soccer, baseball, football and tennis.
A video game seller and arcade, Game Underground features a full line of video games and systems, from current generation systems to decades-old models and brands. The store also has an arcade with classic games, and hosts tournaments.
Established in 1969, the Algonquin Indoor Tennis Center Inc is a non-profit organization dedicated to the sport of tennis. The tennis center contains two heated indoor courts, a lounge, and locker rooms for both men and women.
At the historic Plymouth colony, visitors can learn about the spooky history of the town with Colonial Lantern Tours. Visitors get to carry their own lanterns to light the dark while walking around the colony and hearing ghost stories.
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Province Lands Road and Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA MoreLess Info
Enjoy views of the Provincetown shore while getting some exercise with a walk along Provincetown Causeway. This roughly one-mile stretch begins near a park that commemorates the Pilgrim's first landing, and trekkers are better able to see lighthouses not reachable by car.
Captain John Boats is a local company which specializes in whale sightseeing tours of Cape Cod where visitors can catch glimpses of a variety of whales including Minke and Humpbacks as well as dolphins. They also offer deep sea fishing trips and private charters.
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10 Town Wharf, Plymouth, MA 02362 MoreLess Info
Visitors can spot Humpback whales on Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours. The tour goes through a variety of sight-seeing destinations on the ocean, including a mini-lighthouse. They also have a deep sea fishing tour.
Visitors can step aboard a 45' boat from Lobster Tales Pirate Cruises to go on a sightseeing cruise to visit destinations like the Mayflower Ship and Plymouth Rock. During the cruise, the staff members catch lobsters and explain their biology.