Take a Charter Bus Tour Around Peabody, MA
Visit Peabody’s Unique Landmark Attractions and Historical Points of Interest
In the beginning, Peabody was incorporated as a part of Salem as an unassuming farming community. Thanks to the city’s location, streams and rivers winds its way around the city and communities, making it a popular place to live. Peabody was also swept up in Salem’s Witch Hysteria incident in 1692, leaving a mark in the city’s history. The city had a functional role in New England’s leather-making industry, fueling the rise in number of tanneries. The tanneries may have ceased operations but the abandoned sites are still referred to as Leather City or Tanner City.
Together with its surrounding Massachusetts communities like Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Lynnfield and Reading, Peabody makes for a fantastic place to have vacation or event like wedding receptions, corporate functions, business meetings, school outings, sports trips, church summer camps and even family vacations.
You can always count on attractions like North Shore Music Theater for endless year-round entertainment, Peabody Essex Museum to provide insight into the local art scene, Independence Greenway Bike Route and Brooksby Farm for the unforgettable outdoor experience.
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An Unforgettable Experience in Charming Theaters and Unique Old Malls
Whether it is catching a show in one of New England’s oldest theaters or biking through a trail that provides you with amazing scenery, there is something fun to do for everyone in Peabody, MA. Here’s a quick list of things to do and points of interest to check out during your trip.
- Entertainment & Amusement Parks — When you feel like catching a show to unwind after an exhausting day of touring around the city, there is always Warwick Cinema with its intimately-styled auditorium. It has its very own private screening rooms for group events or parties. An alternative would be North Shore Music Theater approximately 4.5 miles away, in Beverly, MA. Here is where you will catch the most entertaining children’s shows, concerts and the occasional musicals. You have the option of enjoying a meal after the show at the attractions bistro-restaurant, The Backstage Bistro.
- Art & Cultural — When it is time to get artsy during your trip to Peabody, the go-to place is the Peabody Essex Museum. It is one of the country’s oldest continually-running art museums today; featured are artwork from talents from all over the world including works from other cultures like Asian, Native Indian, Japanese, African, Korean and many more. Without a doubt, the visit will leave you inspired and awe-struck. With a 10 minute drive in the charter bus, visitors will be given the chance to explore life-sizes replicas related to the infamous Salem Witch Trials at the Salem Witch Museum. The unique attraction can be found in Washington Square North Salem. This unique museum is a kid-friendly indoor museum that will appeal to people of all ages.
- Restaurant & Shopping — Travelers can get all their shopping done at the many options on Andover Street, the city’s vibrant shopping district. It is home to a host of department stores like Northshore Mall, JCPenny, Nordstorm, Macy’s and even unique clothing stores like Francesca’s Collection. Northshore Mall is said to be a grand mall without being too glitzy or elite; this mall provides travelers with well-maintained public amenities, lots of options when it comes to retail outlets, brand names, restaurants, cafes, coffee houses and unique gift stores. Some may contend that the mall is a little aged but quirky. Most malls have a string of diners to choose from but if you are looking for German and gluten-free meals, organize a group trip to Karl’s Sausage Kitchen and European Market on Bourban Street. In the meantime, Marco’s Restaurant offer great Italian dishes, Trackside Bar and Grill has authentic Portuguese deals and Plum Tomatoes Brick Oven Pizza offers mouth-watering oven-baked pizzas ready for travelers.
- Historical Sites & Landmarks — The city had a very vibrant history related to the country’s leather-making industry; The George Peabody House Museum aims to collect, preserve, exhibit some of the artifacts in an effort to educate visitors about the city’s rich and diverse culture. Visitors will also get insight into the life and legacy of one of Massachusetts’ biggest and most respected philanthropist, George Peabody.
- Parks & Outdoor Activities — Travelers who have a love for the outdoors can get some biking action done at Independence Greenway Bike Route. The clearly paved pathways are suitable for hikers, joggers, walkers, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and pets too. The scenic trail is a great spot for family weekend day outs, even if you are there to relax and watch people rollerblade around the park. The rail-trail measures up to 8 mile long and hikers will also get a good view of wetlands, the occasional wild animal, memorial and abandoned railroads which are collectively nostalgic. Another activity that you might want to try out is to organize a group trip with a charter bus out to Brooksby Farm on Felton Street in Peabody. Get the kids active picking their own strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, peaches and of course, apples. There are seasonal produce like farm fresh garden vegetables and winter squash. The attraction’s unique gift store offers coffee, holiday decoration, cider, donuts and more. Proper timing is key, the farm gets very busy during the weekends. Fret not if you would like to enjoy the great outdoors without a big challenge because the Peabody-Middleton Rail Trail lets visitors wander past wetlands and abandoned railroads too. You can then have a casual walk-around while learning about the city’s history. For those who wish to do some fishing should take the charter bus around to Devils Dishfull Pond at Lake Street and start throwing in a line to try your luck. There are many other quiet parks in neighboring communities - Obear Park (13 minutes away, along Danver River), Endicott Park (165 acres worth of green land) and Lynch Park (this picturesque park is located less than 10 minutes drive away from downtown).
- Zoos & Aquariums — When the kids get restless, make the drive out in the rented charter bus to Stone’s Zoo, located at Pond Street in Stoneham. The half an hour drive out of the city center will be well worth it in the end because the kids will get up close and personal with many wonderful animals in the zoo.
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