- Our list of the best things to do in Peabody, Massachusetts, features the top 766 nearby activities — including 351 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Peabody, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 7 things to do within the city of Peabody, MA , followed by 759 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boston, Lowell, Salem, Cambridge, Gloucester, Concord, Brookline, Somerville, Beverly, Watertown, Newton, Lynn, Newburyport, Hingham, Waltham, Lexington, Marblehead, Danvers, Rockport, Ipswich, Haverhill, Medford, North Andover, Arlington, Quincy, Wellesley, Hull, Amesbury, Saugus, Dedham, Malden, Milton, Braintree, Needham, Methuen, Lincoln, Woburn, Andover, Lawrence, Revere, Billerica, Salem, Burlington, Chelsea, Chelmsford, Everett, Tewksbury, Weymouth, Scituate, Melrose, Essex, Seabrook, Westford, Chatham and Dracut
88% 528 votes
77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139 MoreLess Info
Established in 1861, Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a reputed institution of higher learning with a special focus on science and mathematics. Located near the Charles River, MIT's campus is home to numerous historic buildings designed by famous architects such as William Welles Bosworth.
MIT Museum is home to a diverse collection of artifacts ranging from technological designs and architectural models to nautical engineering and holography exhibits, compiled by the various departments of MIT. The Museum also offers many hands-on activities and educational programs.
Established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on a defunct railroad right of way, the Minuteman Trail passes through the area where the American Revolution began, notably part of the route of Paul Revere's midnight ride. The 10-mile bike path is maintained by its four local communities.
90% 41 votes
137 Andover Street, North Andover, MA 1845 MoreLess Info
The Stevens-Coolidge Place is a vibrant country style garden preserve and previous home to diplomat John Gardner Coolidge. Chinese porcelain artifacts and American-European art can be found while visitors observe the over-the-top split staircase and delft-tiled dining room fireplace.
Apple Cinemas is a movie theater with a large selection of first-run movies, including Bollywood films at times. There are weekly specials and their extensive snack bar features a popsicle assortment, coffee and tea.
14% 79 votes
168 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138 MoreLess Info
Fresh Pond Entertainment Cinemas is a movie theater multiplex that shows a variety of first run Hollywood movies in full digital video and sound. The theater can be reserved for parties and special events.
40 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 MoreLess Info
Featuring the talent of local comedians, ImprovBoston Theatre offers a range of comedy performances, from sketch comedy to stand up. On Saturdays, the theater hosts a Battle Royale comedy show that incorporates audience participation.
96% 23 votes
Jason Street & Gray Street intersection, Arlington, MA 02474 MoreLess Info
Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast, Menotomy Rocks Park provides for an array of recreational activities. A picturesque park with wooded trails, it is ideal for fishing, walking, hiking and wildlife/bird watching.
100% 2 votes
422 Summer Street, Arlington, MA 02474 MoreLess Info
The Veterans' Memorial Skating Rink is an indoor ice facility that is open to the public during the months of August through April. The facility has a complete snack bar service and vending machines.
Cambridge Historical Tours offer guided educational tours of Harvard and Cambridge. With the guides dressed in period costumes, visitors get a chance to explore the campus of Harvard, Old Cambridge, Harvard Square and more.