- TripBuzz found 601 things to do with kids in or near Lowell, Massachusetts, including 577 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Cambridge and Brookline.
- From LeLacheur Park to Lowell Spinners, the Lowell area offers 114 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Theaters, History Museums and Specialty Museums.
- A short distance from Boston, Lowell is a large city with several parks and outdoor recreational spaces. This includes walking trails, playgrounds, picnic areas and a state forest with year-round activities. Home of the University of Massachusetts – Lowell, the city also offers a number of art galleries and public museums.
LeLacheur Park, home to the Lowell Spinners, is a little known professional baseball field with reasonably priced tickets. Reviewed by families as kid-friendly with low priced concessions, a kid area with inflatable activities is available during games.
Lowell National Historical Park was established in 1978 and encompasses a number of sites which relate to the days of textile manufacturing boom in Lowell during the Industrial Revolution. The site also includes a museum, powerhouses, gatehouses and more.
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.
American Textile History Museum offers a glimpse into the numerous aspects of American textile industry from the point of view of art, history and science. The extensive collection includes authentic looms, old and new printing technological equipment and more.
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.
Book lovers of all ages are welcome at the Pollard Memorial Library in Lowell, Massachusetts. The library features books, digital media, periodicals, microfiche archives and computer stations. It also hosts a panoply of community enrichment programs.