Outdoor Activities Guide – Winter 2023 Edition
A list of local mountains for skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing as well as outdoor ice rinks and other fun attractions!
A Visit to Real Pirates Salem
Learn about the Golden Age of Piracy and its ties to Massachusetts!
Ice Skating on the North Shore
19 Local Spots – Including indoor rinks, outdoor ponds and seasonal parks.
Visit Boston Lights at Franklin Park Zoo
Local mom, Allie Hamner, shares her tips for taking your family to this beautiful, outdoor experience!
2021 North Shore Peach Festivals (and PYO)
Where to find and celebrate juicy, local peaches this year!
Whale Watching on the North Shore
A perfect summer day trip!
34 North Shore Parks & Playgrounds to Explore
Get outside and explore!
Apple Picking on the North Shore – 2020
Enjoy some outdoor fall fun at a local farm. Apples, cider, donuts….yum!
Best Spots to Hike with Kids on the North Shore
Get your family out of the house and moving, in between all that remote learning!
15 Local Experience Gifts for Kids
If you’re struggling with what to get a kid on your list who has everything, check out these 15 experience gifts that you can find locally.
Day Trip: Stone Zoo Brick Safari
Brick Safari, now at Stone Zoo, is a great day trip for kids of all ages. Check out 40+ life-size animal sculptures made from millions of colorful LEGO® bricks.
Day Trip: Briar Barn Inn
Rowley’s boutique hotel, The Briar Barn Inn, will make you feel like you’ve been transported away on vacation, no matter how nearby you live.
Day Trip: York’s Wild Animal Kingdom
Have you been to York’s Wild Animal Kingdom? We recently took a day trip to York Beach in Maine and were pleasantly surprised by what we found.