Favorite Place to Take the Family on a Day Trip?

Voter for your favorite staycation destination with the fam.

For this week's topic, we're asking readers to tell us their favorite place to take the family on a day trip.

What's the best staycation destination?

We've gathered together a bunch of places around the area, but if there's somewhere else you love to go, please let us know and we'll add it below.


If you're looking to stay in Peabody, there's always fun with the kids at , or a trip over to the city owned and operated or also a spin on the city's bikeway -- the  stretches for 4.6 miles from behind Lahey Clinic out to the end of Russell Street at the Middleton line.

If it's local history you're after, there are the , and all the properties maintained by the .

Salem, of course, has its own attractions from the  to the  and the . And there's fun to be had in the opposite direction over in Danvers at the ,  or Monkey Joes.

And there's also Bow Ridge Reservation next door in Lynnfield, the , the Marblehead Lighthouse, or if you want to go down to the ocean there's , also in Marblehead, and and in Swampscott, or take a trip down to the and the IMAX Theater in Reading.

Vote for your favorite, leave a comment below and a review on that place's page in our directory between 5 a.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Friday. Please just vote once.

See the attached .pdf for the official rules.


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