North of Boston/Merrimack Valley offer indoor & outdoor fun for adults & kids

Visit scenic Cape Ann north of Boston with its rocky coastline and charming seaside villages like Rockport and its famed harbor with historical attractions, unique shops and restaurants. There is so much to do, on an adults-only or family vacation – an example is whale watching and sailing tours. Canobie Lake Park has been one of New England premier family attractions for 100 plus years. The Stone Zoo offers animals from near and far including bald eagle, black bear, reindeer snow leopard and more. Or climb onto the Beanstalk adventure ropes course and hit the cargo nets and angled rope ladders. Music, comedy, seasonal festivals and other delightful events happen all year long.
Wedding Rings - Concord Museum - Concord, MA
Concord Museum

35 Cambridge Turnpike at Lexington Road Concord, MA, 01742 Phone: 978-369-9763

Museum attractions include Paul Revere’s lantern, Henry Thoreau’s writing desk

Items that tell all sorts of stories about famous people and everyday residents attract visitors to the Concord Museum, where you can see the lantern used by Paul Revere and much more. Also part of the museum’s 45,000 objects: the writing desk, flute and spyglass owned by Henry Thoreau; David French’s bust of Ralph Waldo Emerson; and the kettle used by Louisa May Alcott during her service as a Union Army nurse in the Civil War. The April 19, 1775 gallery holds muskets and powder horns from the Revolutionary War-era and features a digital map that shows, step by step, what happened on that important day. There are fun scavenger hunts and interactive stations.
Rockport Chamber of Commerce

22 Broadway Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-6575 Toll-Free: 888-726-3922

Fall in love with Rockport

Rockport, Massachusetts is a charming seaside village on Cape Ann; an hour North of Boston by car or train. This historic Art Colony is home to a number of internationally acclaimed artists and photographers along with their galleries. Rockport also offers numerous unique shops, restaurants, and accommodations, and boasts a magnificent rocky coastline. It is known for fresh seafood and world-renowned "Motif #1". Rockport further delights with its seven beaches, a state park, coastal walks, bird and whale watching, kayaking, scenic day and evening sailing tours, golf, diving and a number of historical attractions. Rockport harbor is listed as one of the top 10 most scenic places in the country by Walt Disney Productions. Come visit scenic Rockport, you'll be glad you did!
Old Sturbridge Village - More than a Museum!