Spend a day enjoying the beautiful scenery that North Andover has to offer by visiting some of the state parks. The Harold Parker State Forest spans over 25 miles and is home to trails, a swimming beach, and a campground. Fishing, hunting, biking, and more can also be done within the park. The Boxford State Park will surround you with beautiful landscapes and breathtaking views. The park is full of pastures, wetlands, and vernal pools, along with remnants of stone walls. This park is the perfect place to witness wildlife in its natural habitat or to spend the day bird watching.
North Andover is full of fine dining options. If you are looking for a local favorite, stop by Harrison’s Roast Beef, which is popular amongst the residents in the area where they claim that the roast beef sandwich is the best in town. When in the mood for ethnic cuisine, stop by the China Blossom. This is one of the oldest restaurants in town and has a daily buffet and a full dinner menu. During the weekend, the establishment turns in a full bar along with comedy and karaoke acts. A host of other eateries are also available in North Andover.
Sheep Shearing Festiv
For an unforgettable experience that encompasses the heart of North Andover, visit the annual sheep shearing festival. The festival is centered around sheep shearing demonstrations and herding, but also features a host of other activities for the entire family to enjoy. Craft booths are set up in order for local residents to show off and put their handiwork up for purchase. Music and other types of performances are also held at the festival to provide families with live entertainment all day long. Food vendors and kids' activities can be found at the event as well.