83 County Road, Ipswich, MA 01938 978-356-9600

Discover all of the spectacular Attractions and Activities in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

Stay at the Rogers and Brown House B&B, c 1700, a colonial inn in historic Ipswich, MA. Great place for a “Girls Getaway”, “Pub Crawl”, “Art Retreat” or walk on Crane’s Beach.

Best local food and pub places include: 1640 Hart House, Salt Kitchen & Rum bar, Ithaki, Clam Box, Ipswich Brewery, 1634 Meadery, Privateer Rum, Choate Bridge Pub and Riverview Pizza.

Photos: Johanne Cassia, Fred Bachiman, & Dylan Brown

Come for the History, Stay for the Mead
Ipswich: just 45 minutes from Boston

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Some of our Area Attractions

Ipswich, Massachusetts is “America’s First Period” town with more than 60 homes remaining built from 1625 -1725. These homes are residences that you will see as you stroll around town. The Whipple House and the Alexander Knight House are open to the public at the Ipswich Museum.

Visit the Ipswich Visitor Center for activities, restaurants, shopping and events. The Hall Haskell Visitor Center has maps, shopping guides and brochures. Visit Ipswich Museum, for hours, exhibits and ancestry information. The Ipswich Public Library has an archives room.

 

Summer Fun - Crane Beach, Water Sports and 3 Golf Courses

Crane Beach- 5 miles of dunes and beach front, spectacular expanse of white sand, soothing surf and scurrying shore birds. Rated in the top 10 best family beaches in the world by National Geographic.

Canoe Rentals - Enjoy a canoe ride on Ipswich River. Contact Foote Brothers.

Music and Culture - Castle Hill concerts, Ipswich Museum Exhibits.

Art Galleries - Olde Ipswich Shop & Gallery.

Antique Shopping - Anntiques is largest of 30 antique shops around the area.

Nature Attraction - Wolf Hollow.

 

Fall  Spectacular foliage, lovely river, farms and “The Great Marsh”

Farms - Russell Orchards, Marini Farms and Appleton farm, oldest farm in USA.

Winter Play - October to May, Horses ride and dog’s play on Crane’s Beach

Outoor fun - Ice Skating, Snow Shoeing, Sledding, Cross Country skiing, Hiking

Ipswich, Massachusetts is along a significant portion of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway, a well marked extensive historic roadway that highlights early colonial and maritime settlements from Lynn to Salisbury, MA.

Johanne Cassia Folk Artist Contact Us Olde Ipswich Shop & Gallery