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Best hotels in Essex

What's Essex Like?

Spend time by the river, as well as checking out the local cuisine in Essex. Why not take time to see places like Essex Shipbuilding Museum and Cogswell's Grant? Popular sights in the surrounding area include Cape Ann.

Where are the Best Places to Stay in Essex?

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in Essex and the surrounding area:

  • • 13 5-star accommodations from USD 178 per night
  • • 253 4-star accommodations from USD 94 per night
  • • 158 3-star accommodations from USD 78 per night
  • • 26 2-star accommodations from USD 64 per night

How to Get to Essex

Flights to Essex

  • • Beverly, MA (BVY-Beverly Municipal), 7.5 mi (12.1 km) from central Essex
  • • Lawrence, MA (LWM-Lawrence Municipal), 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from central Essex
  • • Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 22 mi (35.5 km) from central Essex

Things to See and Do in Essex

What to See In Essex

  • • Hampton Beach
  • • Cogswell's Grant
  • • Stavros Reservation

Things to Do near Essex:

  • • Wolf Hollow (2.5 mi/4 km from the city center)
  • • Ipswich Museum (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city center)
  • • Long Hill (4.6 mi/7.4 km from the city center)
  • • Wenham Museum (5.8 mi/9.4 km from the city center)
  • • Sargent House Museum (6 mi/9.7 km from the city center)

When Is the Best Time to Visit Essex?

  • • Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 78°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, March (average 18°F)
  • • Rainiest months: March, November, October, and April (average 4.54 inches of rainfall)