- 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.
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Kayakers and boaters love visiting Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate. Three-and-a-half miles of gravel roads and foot trails lead to the Crane burial site atop Choate Island. Wildlife seen in the area include gulls, sanderlings and sandpipers.
Featuring over five miles of well-maintained carriage paths with woodlands on one side and open countryside on the other, Appleton Farms Grass Rides offers a scenic environment for hiking, wildlife watching, and exploration.
Greenwood Farm is a historic and pastoral destination that centers on a 19th Century white farmhouse built by Thomas Greenwood. The farm is surrounded by bucolic pasture lands, and features two and a half miles of walking trails.
A 114 acre property that once belonged to the famous publisher Ellery Sedgwick, Long Hill now boasts an extensive network of meticulously landscaped gardens. The gardens combine intentional plantings with wilderness, and feature walking trails.
Despite its grim-sounding name, Coffin's Beach is a picturesque white sound beach that stretches for almost two miles. The beach features scenic dunes, and when the tide goes out visitors can see a large rock formation with crabs and lobsters.
Located in Beverly, Massachusetts, the North Shore Music Theatre features children's shows, concerts and musicals. The Backstage Bistro, at the threatre, serves dinner before evening performances. The restaurant is closed during matinees or during children's shows.