Lodgings welcome families in North of Boston/Merrimack Valley

Family friendly hotels, motels, inns and other lodgings are abundant North of Boston, Massachusetts, at towns like Bedford, Rockport, Salem, Gloucester, and others. MA family friendly lodgings and accommodations can be found in every price range. Family friendly hotels and motels generally offer the convenience of restaurants and swimming pools, as well as close proximity to family attractions, beaches and water sports, skiing, hiking, and other forms of family fun. North of Boston region, including picturesque Cape Ann, is a place to go whale watching in Gloucester, visit museums of witchcraft in Salem, learn about New England’s seafaring past at the Peabody Essex Museum, enjoy art and beautiful harbor vistas in Marblehead and Rockport, see the history of the Industrial Revolution in Lowell, and dine on lobster and seafood at every stop.
Indoor Pool - Salem Waterfront Hotel - Salem, MA
Salem Waterfront Hotel

225 Derby Street Salem, MA, 01970 Phone: 978-740-8788 Toll-Free: 888-337-2536

Scenic waterfront hotel fun, comfortable place for your family’s Salem vacation

Bring the family to the Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites and settle in for a fun, and relaxing, getaway by the coast. From its perch on Pickering Wharf, the hotel offers guests spacious, comfortable rooms and suites, including some with refrigerators, microwaves and dining areas. There’s a big, heated indoor pool and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Dining is a breeze at the Regatta Pub, where hearty breakfasts, lunches and dinners are served, all with kids’ menus. Pickering Wharf is a great place to visit, with an assortment of unique boutiques and world-class dining. Stroll along a jetty to historic Derby Wharf Lighthouse, take a cruise along the North Shore’s scenic coastline, or walk into downtown Salem to explore its rich (and witchy) history.
Indoor Pool - Rockport Inn & Suites - Rockport, MA
Rockport Inn and Suites

183 Main Street Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-3300

Explore scenic Rockport, North Shore from your suite in this convenient inn

Your family will love Rockport, and there’s no better place from which to see this scenic town than the Rockport Inn & Suites. Set on five acres, this comfortable inn is just a short walk to downtown shopping, restaurants, galleries and beaches. Book a suite with a full kitchen: a perfect launching pad for your vacation. In addition to great beaches, this active North Shore area offers kayaking, pirate ship charters, whale-watching and plenty of hiking and strolling opportunities. Or, venture into nearby Salem to visit the Witch Museum, Gloucester for the Maritime Heritage Center or Essex for a river cruise. Back at the inn, which offers a complimentary continental breakfast, relax in the indoor pool, or start your daily routine in our fitness center.
Junior Suite - Inn at Hastings Park - Lexington, MA
Inn at Hastings Park

2027 Massachusetts Avenue Lexington, MA, 02421 Phone: 781-301-6660

Your family will step into history at this elegant boutique hotel

History is literally at the doorstep of The Inn at Hastings Park, making the boutique hotel an ideal family getaway. Stroll through the Lexington Battle Green, where the American Revolution began; hop on a trolley to explore historic battlefields, taverns and museums; visit the home of Louisa May Alcott; walk around Walden Pond. Seeking something more active? Take one of the inn’s complimentary bicycles out on the 11-mile rail trail; go hiking, canoeing or apple picking. Visit a local farm or petting zoo, take in an outdoor concert. Come back to your luxurious room or suite. Ask about the Pint-Sized Patriots Package, with kid-sized tricorne hats, slippers and robes as well as milk and homemade cookies.