- 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.
Seacoast Gymnastics Center provides a range of gymnastic activities for youth including recreational gymnastics, tumbling and team gymnastics. The center offers tot, preschool, beginner and intermediate classes and also features ninja challenge classes for boys.
Plimoth Plantation is a living museum which features the original settlement of English Colonists at Plymouth during 17th-century. The replica of 17th-century English village houses numerous historic artifacts and interpreters dressed in period costume who play out the daily-to-day activities of the early Colon…
Located roughly one mile from the Provincetown center, the Province Lands Visitor Center is open daily from Memorial Day through the end of October. Exhibits about local animals and plants along with displays about the Pilgrims are featured at the site, and there is an observation deck.
A two-screen movie theater, Plimoth Cinema specializes in first-run foreign and independent movies. The theater offers digital projection and sound, adult beverages and a concession area with popcorn, candy and soft drinks.