- TripBuzz found 564 things to do with kids in or near Lawrence, Massachusetts, including 559 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Lowell, Cambridge and Boston.
- From Imajine That to Show Baseball & Softball Academy, the Lawrence area offers 115 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Children's Museums, National & State Parks and Parks.
- A manufacturing community in Massachusetts, Lawrence is home to both a shoe and medical supply plant. The city further has a rich history in American Literature with poet Robert Frost residing and even publishing his early works from Lawrence. Located on the Merrimack River, Lawrence offers a growing parks and recreation program with the development of a parkway connecting outdoor spaces citywide.
Equipped with a playground and waterfront park, Cashman Park is a popular spot with many amenities. Features include tennis and basketball courts, ball fields, a boat launch, and a jungle gym suitable for all ages.
View the beauty of the Newburyport Harbor, Merrimack River and the Great Salt Marsh on the water with Yankee Clipper Cruise Tours. A two-hour sunset cocktail cruise, weekend ecology cruise, and a one-hour narrated scenic harbor tour is available.
The Clipper City Rail Trail is a 1.1 mile trail traversing a variety of environments. The trail passes by several artistic pieces, such as sculptures and murals. One can also find trail-side coffee shops, bakeries, and restaurants.
Setting sail from the historic waterfront, 9th Wave Sailing Charters offers a variety of public trips that are roughly two and a half hours long. Many trips leave from the mouth of the Merrimack River for no particular destination while guests are encouraged to learn how to handle the boat.
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Newburyport Whale Watch is offered with the help of the 110-foot Captains Lady III which can carry up to 149 passengers to the nearby whale feeding grounds. In addition to humpback and minke whales, guests can view dolphins, sharks, sea birds, and seals.
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.
Get wet at the 5000-square foot spray park, or plummet down a 40-ft water slide at the Liquid Planet Water Park, with a variety of water attractions for all ages, or experience the park from 35-feet up on the dual Zip Line tour.