- 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.
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.
Home of the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs hockey team, Tri-Town Ice Arena is an ice skating venue that hosts a number of skating events. These include public skating sessions, stick-and-puck sessions, and hockey games for teams of all skill levels.
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Solomon Pond Mall, 601 Donald Lynch Blvd, Marlborough, MA 01752 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a family entertainment center with laser tag and mini golf at Tilt Studio. The center also offers mini bowling lanes, a bobsled ride, and a large arcade with ticket and prize games.
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601 Donald Lynch Blvd, Marlborough, MA 1752 MoreLess Info
Hoyts Soloman Pond Mall Cinemas offers a wide range of movies. They are wheelchair accessible and have stadium seating. Hoyts Soloman Pond Mall Cinemas provides digital sound. The theater is not available for online ticketing.
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601 Donald Lynch Blvd Ste 1143, Marlborough, MA 1752 MoreLess Info
Island Carousel, Inc is a mall-based carousel provider. The company offers a variety of different carousels, and services and maintains them. The company also offers a Birthday Club and Frequent Rider program.
Within the Regal Solomon Pond Stadium 15 are 15 individual auditoriums that present popular first-run movies and select independent films in digital projection. Select features are shown in RealD 3-D, and there is a full concession stand and game room.
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Solomon Pond Mall, 591 Donald Lynch Blvd, Marlborough, MA 01752 MoreLess Info
The Regal Cinemas provides moviegoers the opportunity to view a wide variety of films in stadium-seating style theaters. The cinema also contains a game room, ticket kiosk, and listening devices for the hearing impaired.
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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Allerton Street, Plymouth, MA 02360 MoreLess Info
National Monument to the Forefathers, formerly called the Pilgrim Monument, is the third tallest statue in the country and supposedly, the world's largest solid granite structure. It was built in 1889 in memory of the first settlers here who were called Pilgrims or Forefathers.