Haverhill has a plethora of historical, and recreational, communities to explore. With more to come in the years to come, Haverhill is beginning it’s an era ready for it to be explored.

Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce’s

“Get to Know the Region” segment with North of Boston

Historical Spots

Whittier Birthplace

305 Whittier Road 978-373-3979

Located on its original site the Whittier Birthplace is an example of an old New England farm. The family lived in the house for five generations. It looks as it was when John Greenleaf Whittier was born. Most famous for his literature, Whittier was also a dedicated abolitionist and Quaker.

Buttonwoods Museum

240 Water Street 978-374-4626

This museum is named for the Buttonwoods or sycamore trees on the property planted in the early 1940s by an Irish immigrant, Hugh Tallent. it houses furniture, glassware, and ceramics, illustrates the importance of the Merrimack River in trade, commerce, and travel. Located in the middle of hundreds of years of Haverhill and Merrimack Valley history!

Dustin Garrison House

665 Hilldale Avenue 978-423-4506

A historic First Period house. Under construction by farmer & brick-maker Thomas Duston in the 1697 attack on Haverhill during King WIlliam’s War. During the raid his wife, Hannah Duston, in bed at their existing home a half mile away, was captured by Native Americans. The house is one of a small number of brick houses that survived. Fun for Kids & Families, Free Parking.

Museum of Printing

15 Thornton Avenue 978-372-0567

The Museum was created to save and preserve printing equipment and library materials associated with the graphic arts industry. Printing has changed during the last 200 years, moving away from letterpress printing to photographic and electronic technologies. One of the world’s largest collections of printing and typesetting hardware and ephemera.

Firefighting Museum

75 Kenoza Avenue 978-372-4061

A collection of historical firefighting. Interactive Children’s Corner; dress up in firefighters’ gear and imagine driving to a fire in the child-size firetrucks. Antique trucks, firefighting, and rescue equipment. Memorial for the first responders lost on September 11, 2001, and a gift shop.

Winnekenni Castle

247 Kenoza Avenue 978-521-1230

A historical landmark constructed in 1875 of stone harvested from the surrounding area. This unique and picturesque venue serves as a cultural center that hosts public & private events, from April to December, such as a Wine and cheese reception, Independence Day pancake breakfast, and a classic car show!

Tattersall Farm

542 North Broadway 978-374-2334

Established in 1757, the farm has 150 acres of beautiful views of rolling hills and meadows. Once owned and operated by the Tattersall Family. It was gifted to the City of Haverhill in 1999. Conservation and open space preservation are in place to maintain its original condition. Enjoy miles of wooded trails for walking, jogging, or cross-country skiing.

Riverfront Cultural District

Downtown Haverhill

Haverhill is one of 25 official cultural districts in Massachusetts! In April of 2014, the triangle of Washington Street. Railroad Square and Essex Street became a compact, walkable area with arts, culture, and creative activities. Recognized by the Massachusetts Cultural Council possible via the MCC’s Cultural District initiative authorized by the Massachusetts state legislature in April 2011.

Golf Courses

Atkinson Country Club at 85 Country Club Dr. Atkinson, NH 

Atkinson Resort & Country Club 85 Country Club Dr. Atkinson, NH 603-362-8700


Murphy’s Garrison Golf Center, Inc. 600 Hilldale Ave. Haverhill, MA 978-374-9380


Haverhill Golf & Country Club located at 58 Brickett Lane Haverhill, MA 978-373-1146


Renaissance Golf Club Located At 377 Kenoza St. Haverhill, MA 978-556-0990

Parks and Recreation 

Haverhill is home to all different sorts of trails, fishing, swimming, boating, and play spaces for all ages. Some include the Bradford Rail Trail a half-mile trail alongside the Merrimack River. It’s for pedestrians, cyclists, and joggers and any other non-motorized users. Swasey’s Field is home to a basketball court, splash park, walking path, open space, and wintertime sledding.  Riverside Park has a tennis court, a soccer field, and a biking path. And Lake Saltonstall, which is a lakefront area for boating, swimming, fishing, and Volleyball. There are so many outdoor activities to explore in Haverhill in all four seasons, whether it’s sledding or sunbathing Haverhill is the place to do it.


110 Grill 

1179 Main Street

Haverhill, MA


Aroma Joe’s Coffee

67 Plaistow Road

Haverhill, MA



Athen’s Pizza & Subs

781 River Street

Haverhill, MA 01830


2 Merrimack St.

Haverhill, MA 01830

Benedetti’s Deli, LLC

350 Washington Street

Haverhill, MA 01832

Biggart’s Ice Cream

506 Amesbury Rd.

Haverhill MA, 01830


Blue Ocean Music Hall

4 Ocean Front N.

Salisbury, MA 01952

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream

124 Main Street

Haverhill, MA 01830


Butch’s Uptown

63 Locke St.

Haverhill, MA 01830

Cafe Sabrina 

269A Central St.

Georgetown, MA 01833

Carter’s Ice Cream

534 Salem St.

Haverhill, MA 01835

(978)- 469-8345

Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant Haverhill

2 Essex Street

Haverhill, MA 01832

Chic-Fil-A Methuen

73 Pleasant Valley St.

Methuen, MA 01844

(978) – 872 – 1421

Copper Door 

41 S Broadway, Salem NH 03079


150 Washington Street

Haverhill, MA 01832



11 Hilldale Ave.

Haverhill, MA 01832

Essex Street Grille
25 Essex St.
Haverhill, MA 01832

Giovannis Roast Beef and Pizzaria

298 Main St.

Haverhill MA 01832


G’s Texas Southern Flare 

35 Washington St.

Haverhill, MA 01832

Heav’nly Donuts

55 S Main St.

Haverhill, MA 01835

Joseph’s Trattoria Bakery & Cafe

6 Moulton Way

Haverhill, MA 01835

Keon’s 105 Bristo 

105 Washington St.

Haverhill, MA 01832

Kobe Buddha House

89 Plaistow Rd.

Haverhill, MA 01830

La Pizza Di Forno

109 Merrimack St.

Haverhill, MA 01830

Lechonera Restaurante

By Aurora

145 Winter St

Haverhill, MA 01830

Maria’s Family Restaurant & The Galleria Banquet Room

81 Essex Street

Haverhill, MA 01832

Michael’s Function Hall Inc. 

12 Alpha Street

Haverhill, MA 01832

Pollo Centro

95 Winter St

Haverhill, MA 01830

Roasted Coffee Bar

181 Groveland St,

Haverhill, MA 01830

Shoe City Urban Bistro 

45 Wingate St.

Haverhill, MA 01832

Smith’s Tavern 

124 Essex St.

Haverhill, MA 01832