- TripBuzz found 664 things to do with kids in or near Melrose, Massachusetts, including 663 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boston, Salem, Lowell and Cambridge.
- From Melrose Dog Park to Pine Banks Park, the Melrose area offers 118 different types of family activities, including: Dog Park, Parks, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- Only 7 miles north of Boston, Melrose, MA is one of many cities with rich histories in early American life. With its proximity to Boston and the Mystic River, visitors can have both big city entertainment, and access to nature and all it has to offer. Some events in Melrose include boxing for charity, performances by the Melrose Symphony Orchestra, and chili cook-offs.
Ryan Family Amusements is a bowling alley with automatic scoring and an arcade. The bowling alley hosts a variety of bowling leagues and maintains a snack bar. Extreme Bowling is offered on Friday and Saturday nights.
With 260 acres of land to explore, Breakheart Reservation offers visitors scenic views of hills, trees, rivers, lakes, and rock formations. In the summer, Pearce Lake has designated areas for fishing and swimming.
A community park, MacArthur Playground features a grass baseball field along with one full and two half basketball courts. It also offers a children's playground area with slides, swings, benches and picnic tables.
Shelscapes Art Studio offers a variety of art classes other art related events. Their offered classes include glass painting, terra cotta pot painting, expressive painting, scrap booking, card making, decoupage, and stamping techniques.