- 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.
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Torbert Macdonald Park, Mystic Valley Parkway, Medford, MA 02155 MoreLess Info
The Mystic River Reservation is a recreational park that supports activities including swimming, rowing, sailing, soccer, biking, running, hiking, and tennis. The park is also available for boating and picnicking.
An open field surrounded by trees, Victory Park is located on 12 acres and features swings, a rope climbing area and a traditional play structure. The field can be used for soccer and the park provides tennis and basketball courts.
Fishing Finatics is the bait and tackle store operated by Pete Santini, the designer of a proprietary lure sold only here. In addition to offering tackle advice to anglers of all abilities, they also book regular charters as well.
Situated on 3.6 acres, Barry Playground features one baseball field along with courts for basketball and tennis. The park provides trees, open grassy areas, paved walking paths, picnic tables, benches and a children's playground.
Featuring nine batting cages with 11 different pitching machines, Ironwood Batting Cages is a popular location for baseball enthusiasts to practice their swings. The batting cages are open in-season (April to September) and offer slow to fast pitches.