- 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.
Granite State Roller Derby is a roller derby league that consists of several different local teams. Visitors commonly enjoy attending the derbies and enjoying the excitement and festivities offered during the events.
Located on 212 acres of land, Coggshall Park is a park that offers visitors the opportunity to spend time outdoors in a serene environment. The park offers many miles of wooded trails, a playground, and is dog-friendly.
Walker's Point was the 'summer White House' while President George H.W. Bush was in office. Visitors can pull off the highway and take photos of the New England style home, which has been in the Bush family since the late 1800s.
A candlepin bowling center, Ficco's Bowladrome features 28 lanes for open and league bowling with shoe rental and automatic scoring. The center offers glow bowling, children's playgroups and a party room for private events.
A movie theater featuring 10 auditoriums, Regal Concord 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater provides descriptive video and assisted listening devices as well as a concession area with food and drinks.
At Pirelli Veteran's Skating Rink, visitors can practice ice skating during one of the public skating sessions. The rink also hosts pickup hockey events, ice hockey tournaments, skating lessons, and birthday parties.
At the historic Plymouth colony, visitors can learn about the spooky history of the town with Colonial Lantern Tours. Visitors get to carry their own lanterns to light the dark while walking around the colony and hearing ghost stories.
A traditional institution, the Franklin Public Library combines classic manuscripts with available, innovative technology. Its calendar of events includes holiday-appropriate library evening readings, special teen programs and handy educational resources.