North Andover

McEvoy Playground

Highlights: This is a small, new playground set back from the road. Bummers: The playground-length zip line, while awesome, means you’ll constantly be snatching your toddler out of the path of another child who is about to crash into them at high speed. A bit more adult seating would be handy, too. What’s Nearby: North Andover Main Street […] Read more…

North Andover Early Childhood Center

Highlights: This is a nice fully enclosed playground with equipment sized specifically for the preschool crowd. Bummers: It’s a public school playground so it is open for public use only after school (we usually go around 4pm), on weekends, and in the summer. What’s Nearby: The back exit of the playground opens out to the […] Read more…

Boston Hill Farm

 Boston Hill Farm – 1370 Turnpike Street, North Andover MA Animals: Sheep, goats, chickens and rabbits. You can purchase a cup of animal feed inside the store before you head down to visit them. Food: Inside the store you can purchase fresh produce, eggs, Richardson’s milk, and a variety of delicious baked goods, specialty items, handmade products […] Read more…

Smolak Farms

Smolak Farm – 315 South Bradford Street, North Andover MA Animals: The animals (turkeys, chickens, cows, goats, pigs, and peacocks) are located behind the store. It’s free to see the animals, they just ask for a $1 donation that you can leave in a container by the entrance. Food for the animals is in little hand-crank machines nearby […] Read more…

Good Day Cafe

Good Day Cafe – 19 High Street, North Andover MA This counter-service breakfast and lunch spot serves up excellent food, specialty beverages and smoothies. The space is bright and airy with a mix of large and small wooden tables and chairs, as well as a small bar with high stools. Prices are about on par […] Read more…

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