- TripBuzz found 405 things to do with kids in or near Essex, Massachusetts, including 402 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Gloucester and Cambridge.
- From Cogswell's Grant to Essex Shipbuilding Museum, the Essex area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Boat Cruise and Parks.
- A small town outside of Boston, Essex is a popular tourist destination in New England. Located on the Essex River, the city has its economic roots in both shipbuilding and clamming; and its rich history is recorded at its local museum. Other attractions in the area include a variety of antique shops, fishing charters, walking trails and public parks.
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511 Lowell Street, Peabody, MA 1960 MoreLess Info
The James McVann - Louis O'Keefe Memorial Rink is a public indoor skating rink that offers public skating, stick practice, freestyle, and pickup hockey games as well as lessons for all ages and abilities.
Peabody Historical Society is a center for the preservation, study and enjoyment of Peabody's cultural heritage. The Society maintains eight historic properties, an extensive library and archives and a large collection of china, textiles, furniture and fine/ decorative arts.
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Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, MA 01950 MoreLess Info
Experience the impressive variety of fascinating wildlife at the Joppa Flats Education Center & Wildlife Sanctuary in Newburyport, Massachusetts. The center offers a variety of programs for nature enthusiasts of all ages.
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40 Parker Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 MoreLess Info
With wall to wall climbing areas, MetroRock Indoor Climbing Centers offers visitors rock climbing classes. In addition to the wall courses, there is a multilevel rope course for visitors to navigate that culminates in a zip line run.
With the focus on indoor bouldering, MetroRock North has a facility that offers freestyle climbing, classes, and rope climbing stations. The bouldering course imitates natural rock, with cracks, arches, and other features.
Situated on 35 acres of woodland, Windrush Farm offers visitors a facility with indoor and outdoor arenas to take riding lessons at. Visitors can take the horses on a trail ride in the extensive trail system that surrounds the farm.
Playing a selection of independent and foreign films, Newburyport Screening Room is a historic theater located in the downtown. The theater has a variety of antique instruments like a player piano for visitors to look at.
Newburyport, Massachusetts is home to the Custom House Maritime Museum. The museum is dedicated to the history of seafaring life in Newburyport and surrounding areas. Tours should be scheduled ahead of time.