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Ipswich overview

Ipswich is a budget-friendly place distinct for its beaches and known for its college atmosphere and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and bar choices. Soak up some sunshine at Crane Beach and Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Make it a point to see sights like Ipswich Museum and Hamlin Reservation. A family- and business-friendly area, Ipswich also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Ipswich

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, Ipswich has accommodations to fit every need. There are 244 hotels in the Ipswich area and you can shop as many as 77 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 32 2-star hotels with an average price of $69 per night
  • • 117 3-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 72 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night
  • • 7 5-star hotels with an average price of $199 per night

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

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Wolf Hollow
  • • Long Hill
  • • Salem Willows Park
  • • Salem Toy Museum
  • • Amesbury Sports Park
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Crane Beach
  • • Parker River National Wildlife Refuge
  • • Joppa Flats Education Center and Wildlife Sanctuary
  • • Wingaersheek Beach
  • • Singing Beach
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Oldies Marketplace
  • • Square One Mall
  • • Woburn Mall
  • • The Mall at Rockingham Park
Enjoy the university setting or the collegiate vibe around the area of:
  • • Salem State College
  • • Merrimack College
  • • Philips Academy
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Ipswich Museum
  • • Hamlin Reservation
  • • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
  • • Stavros Reservation
  • • Mill River Winery

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: 12.5 inches
  • • April-June: 11.5 inches
  • • July-September: 10.4 inches
  • • October-December: 13.0 inches