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Ipswich overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and forests, Ipswich is known for its rich culture, historical sites, and natural features. You'll enjoy Ipswich's parks and castle, along with activities like boating and fishing. Soak up some sunshine at Crane Beach and Wingaersheek Beach. Make it a point to see sights like Ipswich Museum and Greenwood Farm. Whatever you're into, Ipswich has something for you.

Where to stay in Ipswich

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Ipswich has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Ipswich with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Ipswich hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Ipswich hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Ipswich

Fly in to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 23.3 mi (37.4 km) from downtown Ipswich. Manchester, NH (MHT-Manchester-Boston Regional) is the next closest major airport, 34.3 mi (55.2 km) away. Ipswich Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Ipswich

Fun activities such as biking, boating, and cross-country skiing are at hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Pine and Hemlock Knoll
  • • Ski Bradford
  • • Independence Greenway Bike Route
A top draw is the area's local culture, as well as places like:
  • • Ipswich Museum
  • • Cogswell's Grant
  • • Essex Shipbuilding Museum
  • • Wenham Museum
  • • North Shore Music Theatre
Memorable for its castle, historical sites, and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Greenwood Farm
  • • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
  • • Long Hill
  • • Historical Society of Old Newbury
  • • John Cabot House
Its beaches, forests, and parks offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Hamlin Reservation
  • • Ipswich River
  • • Stavros Reservation
  • • Crane Beach
  • • Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Wolf Hollow
  • • Mill River Winery
  • • Essex River
  • • Old Town Hill
  • • Agassiz Rock

When to visit Ipswich

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 50°F day, 16°F night
  • April-June: 78°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 80°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 64°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.64 inches
  • April-June: 11.46 inches
  • July-September: 10.43 inches
  • October-December: 12.99 inches