- TripBuzz found 425 things to do with kids in or near Ipswich, Massachusetts, including 412 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Gloucester, Lowell and Beverly.
- From Crane Beach to Foote Bros Canoe Rentals, the Ipswich area offers 116 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Farms & Ranches, Maze and Beaches.
- The small coastal town of Ipswich is home to Willowdale State Forest and Sandy Point State Reservation, making it a popular tourist destination to outdoor nature lovers. Hiking, camping and fishing are among some of the areas biggest draws. The towns local farms and historic district are also popular points of interest.
Situated on a family owned farm, Marini Farm Corn Maze offers family friendly activities like inflatable bounce houses, rope and corn mazes, and hayrides. The farm stand sells fresh produce and has baked goods available.
Castle Hill lies within the Crane Estate which overlooks the sea and features rolling landscaped gardens that connect to the shoreline. The area comprises of numerous hiking trails and is home to diverse local wildlife.
Part of the Ipswich Museum, the Whipple House was built in 1677 and is a National Historic Landmark. The house is a good example of first period American architecture. Visitors can tour the house -- which contains many original furnishings.