- 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.
Featuring a pavilion used for community events, Shedd Park provides tennis and basketball courts along with baseball and softball fields. The park also has a children's playground, a spray park, picnic tables and a track for walking and jogging.
Located in Lowell, Massachusetts, the Merrimack Repertory Theater presents jam-packed seasons of professional theatrical works, musicals and one-person shows. It is one of the most widely respected theater companies in the state.
Boott Cotton Mills Museum, once a functioning mill which was at the center of the world's cotton textile industry, functions as an interpretive museum today featuring one of the largest industrial exhibits in the country that includes power canals, authentic mill equipment, rail systems and more.
Situated on 23 acres of hillside, Rogers Fort Hill Park offers visitors a walking path to take in the natural landscape from. The park is moderately shaded by trees like Beach trees, and is surrounded by historic Victorian homes.
The Visitor's Center serves as the gateway to Lowell National Historical Park and offers helpful information and suggestions regarding the area. The center also houses Jack Kerouac memorabilia and offers informative presentation on local history.
Salem Town Forest is a park that is home to various wildlife and provides 3.7 miles of trails to visitors for walking, riding horses or mountain biking. Seasonally the park also can be used to hunt, snowshoe or ski.