Things To Do In Salem

Up to 59% Off Park Outing or Membership in Salem

Salem

$22 $10

Maintained trail guides guests through a 4,000-year-old manmade site complete with inscriptions, maze-like hallways, alpacas, and chambers

Up to 56% Off Boot Camp or Krav Maga Classes

Salem

$109 $49

Boot camp mixes cardio and strength training with combat moves, and krav maga classes prep students to subdue armed and unarmed assailants

Up to 56% Off Classes at Drive Health & Fitness

Methuen

$75 $35

Spin, Cardio Core, heated Vinyasa, and more at a fitness facility with a sauna, a juice bar, and experienced instructors

Up to 73% Off Power Yoga or Zumba

Methuen Town

$120 $39

Certified instructors lead vigorous power yoga classes, offered in both heated and nonheated rooms, as well as music-infused Zumba classes

Half Off an All-Day Kayak Rental for Two or Four

North Windham

$80 $40

More than 30 paddling areas await kayakers within 12 miles of the pickup site

Up to 63% Off Group Fitness Classes

Windham

$49 $19

Group fitness classes include yoga, Pilates, strength-training, TRX, and more

Half Off Crazy Apes Basic Challenge Package at Seacoast Adventure

North Windham

$50 $25

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Over the course of three hours, climbers above 4'2" in height can conquer trails with log bridges, rope crossings, and more

50% Off 4-Wk Outdoor Fitness Challenge at Fuel Training Studio

Multiple Locations

$120 $60

Students strengthen cores and burn fat with high-intensity outdoor boot-camp classes, building functional strength with group camaraderie

Up to 50% Off Bridal-Tradeshow Admission

Multiple Locations

$14 $7

Attend one of seven 2014 bridal tradeshows featuring wedding specialists, planners, and product vendors

Up to 51% Off Horse Riding Lessons or Camp

Groveland

$90 $49

Equestrian instructors teach hunt-seat and dressage techniques during group lessons or a week-long summer camp that ends with a horse show

Up to 55% Off Indoor Golf on Flat Screen Simulators

Georgetown

$88 $45

Seven high-definition flat screens simulate realistic golf courses, each with a dedicated server, at an indoor facility

61% Off Adult or Kids' Boot Camp

Haverhill

$199.99 $79

One-hour boot-camp classes teach vital fitness skills to adults and kids

Up to 57% Off Horseback-Riding Lessons

Rowley

$200 $99

Seasoned instructors impart principles of horsemanship, horse-rider communication, and riding

Up to 88% Off at Shinobi Martial Arts

Plaistow

$250 $39

Experienced instructors and students of a legendary martial artist lead classes drawn from japanese ninjutsu

Up to 65% Off Barre Fitness Classes

Haverhill

$110 $38.50

Instructors lead engaging workouts that incorporate dance, yoga, and Pilates as well as interval training for varying fitness levels

Up to Half Off Private or Group Music Lessons

Haverhill

$60 $30

Students study either voice, guitar, bass, piano, or drum in two 1-on-1 lessons; discovery lessons introduce guitar, voice, piano & drums

Up to 53% Off Reptile Tour from Zoo Creatures

Plaistow

$16 $8

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Get cozy with a pink and purple python or alligator during this reptile tour

94% Off MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

Up to 52% Off Yoga Classes

North Andover

$90 $45

Instructors teach students of all levels yoga poses in a relaxing and fun environment

40% Off Introductory Helicopter Flight Lesson

North Andover

$215 $129

FAA-approved helicopter flight instructors; aspiring aviators pilot a Robinson helicopter for 20 minutes while an HD video camera records

Up to 76% Off CrossFit

Andover

$209 $59

Train with functional exercises used by Olympic athletes and law-enforcement officials with help from coaches who eschew routine

45% Off Services

Andover

$40 $22

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Up to 55% Off Semipersonal-Training Classes at Aim Fitness

North Andover

$37.50 $18

Experienced trainer helps students build long, lean muscles in intensive semipersonal-training classes

64% Off at Cervizzi’s Martial Arts Academy

Multiple Locations

$159 $58

Trained instructors demonstrate kickboxing, karate, and mixed martial arts in courses separated by age and ability

New England Civic Ballet – $19 for "Snow White"

Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College

$22 $19

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Dancers leap through the classic Grimm tale of jealousy and magic; a meet-and-greet follows matinées

Up to 75% Off Cardio Kickboxing Classes

Derry

$120 $39

Cardio kickboxing classes combine boxing, martial arts, and aerobics into a workout that improves strength and flexibility

55% Off Services

Dracut

$150 $67

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56% Off Gym Membership at XFitness

Dracut

$89 $39

The membership includes access to all gym equipment and one month of Synrgy360 group training

Up to 73% Off at Discover the Wonders Yoga

Dracut

$75 $25

Certified yoga instructors lead Hatha and Vinyasa yoga classes for all levels

Up to 57% Off Mead Tour and Tasting

Londonderry

$50 $25

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Expert mead maker Michael Fairbrother offers up fermentation insight as well as fruit-tinged and spiced meads for tasting

Piccadilly Circus – Up to 52% Off

Tsongas Center

$51.70 $25

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Exotic animals, death-defying stunts, and chortle-inducing clowns roll into town for a 90-minute family-friendly spectacle

"Hair" – Up to 34% Off Musical

Lowell Memorial Auditorium

$55.75 $37

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Iconic musical of the 1960s returns to the stage with previously unreleased tunes and an updated script for 2014 by co-creator James Rado

50% Off Services

South Lowell

$50 $25

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Up to 71% Off Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Muay Thai Classes

Lowell

$100 $35

Experienced black belt leads classes in Brazilian jiu jitsu and muay thai; offers fundamental and advanced levels

Up to 43% Off Rodgers and Hammerstein Concert

Durgin Hall at Greater Lowell Music Theatre

$21 $12

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An homage to Broadway songwriting greats might include favorites such as "My Favorite Things" and "Oklahoma!"

51% Off Fitness Classes at kjfitness

Tewksbury

$100 $49

Certified group fitness instructor leads fitness boot camps, cardio interval training and muscle conditioning classes

53% Off Laser Tag or Ice Cream

Tewksbury

$32 $18

Play laser tag in a jungle-themed arena, or hit the make-you-own sundae bar

Up to 66% Off Yoga

Tewksbury

$115 $49

Expert yoga instructors lead students of all levels through empowering, gentle, or all-levels yoga classes

Up to 65% Off Indoor Rock Climbing

Multiple Locations

$105 $45

Aspiring climbers learn to belay, climb, and tie essential knots during lessons, then scale 15,000 feet of simulated mountainside

Up to 67% Off Women's Small-Group Training Packages

Nashua

$372 $135

Small-group sessions of up to four trainees; focus on weight-training, cardiovascular exercises, nutrition, and accountability

Up to 62% Off Personal Training at Universe Gym

Nashua

$125 $59

Certified trainer tailors a workout regimen to each individual based on their condition and goals

50% Off Services

Southeast Nashua

$80 $40

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Up to 52% Off Barre Fitness Classes

Mine Falls Park

$60 $29

Barre fitness classes fuse ballet barre movements with other fitness styles to elongate and strengthen muscles

Up to 68% Off Muay Thai Classes

Multiple Locations

$120 $39

Classes teach self-defense while challenging the whole body; assessment includes personalized plan followed by personal-training session

71% Off Mommy Fitness Membership

East Merrimack

$210 $60

Fitness classes designed specifically for mothers of children aged six weeks to four years; yoga, Pilates abdominal exercises, and CrossFit

74% Off Fitness Training at Fit It in Fitness

Northwest Nashua

$299 $79

Learn new ways to efficiently burn calories and make lifestyle changes from experienced trainers who are there to help you meet your goals

49% Off

Tyngsborough

$99 $50

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Up to 56% Off Mini Golf and Arcade Games

Tyngsborough

$24 $12

Underwater- & pirate-themed sights glow at indoor, black-light mini golf course; skee-ball, air hockey & racing games anchor buzzing arcade

43% Off 3 Yoga Classes

Tyngsborough

$30 $17

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Up to 59% Off Obstacle-Course Race 

Amesbury Sports Park

$119 $49

Runners and climbers traverse more than four miles of obstacles to reach an after-party with beer and music; optional competition for prizes

Up to 52% Off Watersports in Hampton Beach

Hampton Beach

$75 $39

Patrons explore the water standing atop paddleboards or take to the skies during a custom parasailing experience.

Up to 50% Off Mini Golf and Ice Cream

Hampton

$19 $10

18-hole mini-golf course winds players through a nautical paradise complete with rushing rivers, storybook coves, and waterfalls

Up to 35% Off All-Day Fishing Trip

Hampton Harbor

$152 $99

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Fishing parties spend a full day on the ocean catching fish with provided rods and bait

51% Off Candlepin Bowling at Riverwalk Lanes

Amesbury Town

$42.50 $21

Eight candlepin lanes supply competitive fun for a bowling outing for up to five

Up to 56% Off Private Horseback Riding Lessons

East Kingston

$100 $50

Trainers educate students not only in hunter/jumper riding, but also in tacking up, grooming, and horsemanship

50% Off Tickets to the American Independence Museum

Exeter

$12 $6.75

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View a Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence as well as historic furnishings, textiles, and military ephemera

Up to 68% Off Cross-Training, Yoga and Kickboxing Classes

Hampton

$119 $39

Cross training works on everything from strength to stamina, yoga boosts core strength, and kickboxing builds up cardio and muscle

Up to 56% Off a Wine-Tasting Experience

Sweet Baby Vineyard

$34 $15

Sip six samples of wine while snacking on cheese plates; take home souvenir wineglasses and wine purchased with a discount

Up to 69% Off Boot-Camp Classes for Women at Incite Fitness

Multiple Locations

$95 $39

Sequences of cardiovascular exercises, resistance training, and plyometrics quickly burn off calories

Up to 59% Off Golf Round from Six Boston Area Courses

Multiple Locations

$60 $29

Cart-borne clubbers traverse one of six Boston-area courses, hunting pars across 18 holes of New England countryside

49% Off

Chelmsford

$35 $18

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Up to 76% Off Drop-In Classes at Forever Health and Fitness

Chelmsford

$100 $29

The Forever Health and Fitness fitness crew leads students through Zumba, Pilates, yoga, cardio, and kickboxing fitness classes

60% Off CrossBox Classes

Chelmsford

$49.99 $20

Get a full-body workout during interval-training classes that focus on boxing, cardio, flexibility, agility, strength, and endurance

Up to 75% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Multiple Locations

$200 $55

A certified trainer propels groups of 5–12 through one-hour workouts designed to shrink waistlines and tone muscles

Up to 82% Off Classes at Amherst Yoga

Amherst

$85 $19

Students practice a variety of yoga styles in classes ranging from gentle to vigorous Vinyasa and yoga-meditation blends

86% Off Martial-Arts Leadership Program

Amherst

$205 $29

Leadership Program builds confidence and real-world skills, includes unlimited martial-arts and weapons-training classes

51% Off Classes at Dance Technics

Merrimac

$120 $59

Kids ages 6–16 hit sharp movements during hip hop classes, or flow through lyrical jazz

50% Off

Amherst

$120 $60

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Up to 43% Off Newburyport Whale Watch Tour

Newburyport

$48 $29

Passengers head out to sea aboard a custom whale-watching craft to enjoy the majestic mammals, aided by an onboard naturalist

Up to 61% Bike Tour of Newburyport

Newburyport

$96 $39

Explore downtown Newburyport’s historic sites as well as Plum island during informative bike tours

Up to 67% Off Lunch in Lighthouse for Up to Four

Newburyport

$900 $299

Meal of soup or salad, entree, and dessert at a private table with harbor views from the top of a historic lighthouse

50% Off Four 30 minute private music Lessons

West Newbury

$100 $50

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Up to 68% Off at CrossFit Billerica

Billerica

$120 $39

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After learning the CrossFit method in OnRamp classes, students participate in daily workouts and intense classes

Up to 84% Off Boot-Camp Classes

Wilmington

$204 $39

Boot-camp classes build strength and endurance

Up to 76% Off CrossFit

Wilmington

$199 $49

Trainers challenge students through the intense reps of dead-lifting, resistance exercises, and squats associated with the celebrate routine

50% Off

Wilmington

$165 $83

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50% Off

North Reading

$70 $35

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Up to 50% Off at Mel's Funway Park

Litchfield

$27.50 $16.50

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Amusement park with laser tag, driving range, go-karts, mini golf, and batting cage with Green Monster replica, arcade, and full restaurant

Up to 47% Off Classes at Centre Yoga

Lynnfield

$70 $49

Instructors lead gentle introductory classes, detoxifying hot yoga sessions, and early-bird classes

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Self Awakening Yoga Studio owner Barbara Sterling describes its mission as guiding students toward a sense of balance that helps them be present in their own lives. Glossy, eco-friendly bamboo floor spans 1,900 square feet of airy studio space, whose white walls are painted with large-scale lotuses and Eastern designs. The studio fosters a community atmosphere with complimentary coffee and tea and by lending books, magazines, DVDs, and CDs to students for use at home.

The studio’s instructors have a variety of reasons for coming to the practice of yoga, whether it was recommended by a doctor after an injury, the solution to physical stress from marathon running or rugby, or the life-changing vocation of a close friend. Consequently, they teach classes and workshops that address a variety of needs through a spectrum of yoga styles, including hot yoga, Vinyasa flow, and Iyengar. Memberships and private lessons are also available to let students adjust the frequency and individual attention of their own curricula.

352 S Broadway
Salem,
NH
US

Enhancing Mother Nature's spiritual flow, Green Tea Yoga energizes chakras and enlivens aspiring yogis with a rotating schedule of seasonal 60-, 75-, or 90-minute classes. Green Tea Yoga's experienced instructors guide twisters and toners through a series of poses to help to strengthen postures and limber up limbs. EarthSky yoga, a moderate-intensity class, brims with Vinyasa flow techniques such as bending, stretching, and controlled breathing. Students in search of a more intense course can slide into a Forrest yoga session, and moms-to-be can partake in a prenatal course or the Momaste class, designed to help to relieve stress and shake off lingering fears of toddlers taking over the world. Occasional children’s classes are also offered throughout the year.

7 Colonial Rd
Salem,
MA
US

On his way to work one day, Andre Boucher spotted a hot air balloon, and on a whim he decided to follow it. He met it where it landed, and the aircraft's pilot offered to take Andre up for a ride. Ever since he was young, Andre had been fascinated by aviation, but airsickness and a codependent relationship with gravity always prevented him from enjoying it firsthand. But as he felt the basket drifting with the wind instead of battling against it, Andre knew he had finally found a way to experience flight. He has since acquired more than 23 years of professional experience, even lending his expertise to an elaborate promotional flight for Pixar's balloon-based film Up.

Andre now captains A&A Balloon Rides, LLC, where colorful carriages lift patrons between 500 and 2,000 feet above the lakes, treetops, and fields of New Hampshire. Guests can arrange private or group flights, and they can set up flown or tethered rides for school events, company picnics, or aerial-photography sessions, the latter of which can finally prove that birds fly on hoverboards.

15 Ermer Rd
Salem,
NH
US

The trainers at Art of Strength eschew newfangled machines. Instead, they employ only fitness tools that have stood the test of time: weight balls, ropes, logs, sandbags, and boxes. Undulation training with heavy ropes challenges strength and endurance, and kettlebells work the body as a whole and torch calories. Instructors also employ vintage progression weight-training exercises, which leave patrons as strong as ancient warriors or the guys who had to push ancient warriors’ strollers.

32 Indian Rock Rd
Windham,
NH
US

Chunky's Cinema Pub has been mixing the polished glimmer of modern technology with the gauzy glow of yesteryear for almost two decades. Eight screens mingle first-run blockbusters with themed throwback classics catering to children of the ’50s or ’80s. There, in the glow of the previews, is another testament to the melding of time—a contemporary dinner-and-a-movie setup brings with it the nostalgia of old-school drive-ins. Instead of traditional cinema chairs, individual cushy Lincoln Continental surround communal dinner tables, and the seats roll and recline to let guests maximize their comfort and customize their sightlines as they catch the onscreen action and pretend to be backseat drivers. At their tables, American pub snacks and entrées from the extensive menu spread out, combining movies with burgers, quesadillas, and steak tips.

While the theater blends old with new, Chunky's Bio Truck zooms into the future with a gas tank full of the 100% trans-fat-free canola oil used for cooking in the kitchen. The bio-fuel reduces the truck's greenhouse emissions and helps to decrease its carbon footprint, spreading an eco-conscious message to the community.

371 Lowell Ave
Haverhill,
MA
US

A stream of yellow and black buzzes by. It's not a swarm of bumblebees, but friends and family racing each other in yellow and black go-karts around Checkered Flag Indoor Karting's 23,000-square-foot speedway. Strapping on helmets and sliding in behind the wheel of 15HP electric karts, up to 10 drivers jockey for position while whipping around eight snaky turns and sling-shooting past opponents on the wide lanes along the 100-foot front stretch. The facility's electronic timing system lets speedsters check out their best lap times from each 20-lap race. Racers must be at least 54" tall or born with tires instead of feet to traverse that track, but during birthday parties kids aged 4–9 and at least 36" tall zip across the 100-foot Mini Cup track. With a snack bar slicing pizza and pouring soda and an arcade, the facility can play host to parties for older kids and adults, as well as corporate team-building events. And for kids and adults seeking serious competition, Checkered Flag organizes leagues lead by indoor karting champion, Tom Prioli.

239 Neck Rd
Haverhill,
MA
US