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The Family-Friendly Post: What to do With Kids in Marblehead, MA

The Hotel Marblehead is the optimal setting for your family’s vacation. There are plenty of hotel activities to help keep your kids busy or the town of Marblehead and the surrounding area is just minute’s away offering additional kid-friendly things to do and see!

Why Marblehead, MA is great for kids

Family-friendly attractions and things to do are abundant in Marblehead.  These are some of our guest’s and our staff’s favorite family-friendly things to do in the area for kids of all ages.

Corinthian Yacht Club

The Corinthian Yacht Club offers sailing classes to children so if your child is interested in being on the water as well as learning something new, this would be a great option for them. The club also offers private lessons which we recommend for the perfect family water experience.

New England Pirate Museum

Ahoy Mates! The New England Pirate Museum offers a history lesson for those both young and old. Experience the real-life adventures of New England sea-robbers. This museum features artifacts from authentic ships including real pirate treasures. You can explore like the pirates did in the 17th century and mingle with the old swashbucklers of the sea.

Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum has different rotating exhibits throughout the year. Each visit to the museum is then a truly unique experience. Here you are able to learn firsthand the culture and the creative process behind the art.  In addition, the museum holds one of the major collections of Asian art in the United States.

Appleton Farms

Appleton farms is one of the oldest farms in the United States established in 1638. Appleton is now owned by trustees who are dedicated to keeping the historical farming traditions alive. Here you will see livestock, perhaps have a picnic, go horseback riding or a hike along the numerous trails, all the while experiencing what farm life would have been like in the 1600’s.

Salem Kids Tours

The Salem Kids Tour is Salem’s only walking tour and it is designed with kids and families in mind. The tour involves a guided walk around the city of Salem, MA learning fun facts and captivating tales about the city and its surrounding neighborhoods. The tour takes about an hour and includes some of the coolest spots in town… Your tour guide will be costumed to really embrace the culture and times of Old Salem. Included is the history of witch trials, a ship that mysteriously went missing, and a graveyard that moves.

Planning a family vacation to The Hotel Marblehead and need additional recommendations on what to do with the family just ask us! For more information on the hotel rooms and our amenities, visit us online. To reach out with any questions please contact us directly on our website or call us at 781-639-9999. We look forward to the opportunity to help you and your family create those long lasting and never to be forgotten vacation memories.

*Please see The Hotel Marblehead’s policy page for our policy about children staying at the hotel.

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