Find fun attractions or lose yourself in historic ones
In a state known for its history, you can find plenty of history-related things to do near Radisson Hotel & Suites Chelmsford-Lowell. Start with a visit to the Boott Cotton Mills Museum or Lowell National Historic Park. If you’re feeling patriotic after those stops, then go see a Lowell Spinners baseball game at LeLaucheur Park. For more sports entertainment, attend a hockey or basketball game at Tsongas Center. You can also take a day trip to Boston by hopping on the train at the commuter rail station in Lowell about four miles from the hotel.
Add these stops to your itinerary:
- University of Massachusetts, Lowell (3 miles)
Recognized for the amount of intellectual property produced by this research university, UMass demonstrates the importance of creative thinking within research.
Phone: +1 (978) 934-4000
- Boott Cotton Mills Museum (4 miles)
Visit this mill that operated for more than 125 years during the 19th and 20th centuries and learn the influence it had on the American Industrial Revolution.
Phone: +1 (978) 970-5000
- Lowell Memorial Auditorium (4 miles)
Built in 1922, this 2,800-seat venue is a popular place for concerts, conventions and other special events in downtown Lowell.
Phone: +1 (978) 937-8688
- Lowell National Historical Park (4 miles)
This historical park offers a peek into what life was like for a textile mill worker during the American Industrial Revolution. Take a walk on the Canalway and ride the trolleys during your visit.
Phone: +1 (978) 970-5000
- Lowell Spinners at LeLaucheur Park (4 miles)
Affiliate team of the Boston Red Sox, the Lowell Spinners have played in the New York-Pennsylvania League since 1996.
Phone: +1 (978) 459-2255
- Merrimack Repertory Theatre (4 miles)
See contemporary plays with down-to-earth plots at this professional, 279-seat theater in Merrimack Valley.
Phone: +1 (978) 654-4678
- New England Quilt Museum (4 miles)
The only museum of its kind in the Northeast, this exhibition hall features a variety of beautiful colors, intricate designs and unique patterns that especially appeal to quilters.
Phone: +1 (978) 452-4207
- Tsongas Center (4 miles)
Home of the UMass River Hawks hockey team, this event center also draws large crowds for concerts, basketball games, wrestling competitions, private events and more.
Phone: +1 (978) 934-5760
- Downtown Lowell (5 miles)
Annual events like Winterfest and the Lowell Folk Festival give downtown Lowell its small-town allure. Enjoy live music, indie crafts and delicious food while you’re out.
- Merrimack Premium Outlets (9 miles)
Featuring more than 100 stores for your shopping pleasure, this outdoor mall is located about 35 miles from Boston.
Phone: +1 (603) 424-0050
- Nashoba Valley Ski Area (10 miles)
Nashoba Valley offers the perfect terrain for skiers, tubers and snowboarders to have a thrilling day of downhill fun.
Phone: +1 (978) 692-3033
- Pheasant Lane Mall (10 miles)
Head to this two-level mall for tax-free shopping at more than 135 stores in Nashua, New Hampshire.
Phone: +1 (603) 888-2331
- Minute Man National Historical Park - Concord & Lexington (12 miles)
See the battlefield where the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired and the American Revolution began.
Phone: +1 (978) 369-6993
- Nashoba Valley Winery (20 miles)
From this 52-acre hilltop winery, you can see the delightful town of Bolton. Pass the time tasting local wines from the orchard, fine beers from the brewery and exceptional food from the family-owned restaurant.
Phone: +1 (978) 779-5521