Famous for its clams, Ipswich is a picturesque coastal town in Massachusetts. The vibrant city is packed with a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy: from relaxing on the beach and wine-tasting to hiking and visiting farms. While seafood is the best cuisine in town, there are also pubs, cafés and fine dining restaurants for the evening. Remember to try the apple cider donuts when in Ipswich -- they're a local delicacy!
Top things to do in Ipswich include exploring at Sandy Point State Reservation -- the perfect place for hiking as well as fishing and beachcombing along the coast. If you're looking to relax on the warm sands for a day, head to Crane Beach where the white shores and blue water are perfect to work on your tan or splash around with friends. For something more active, head to Appleton Farms. The hiking trails here boast stunning natural scenery and animals, as well as being home to one of the oldest operating farms in the United States.
If you're visiting in the summer, don't miss out on Russell Orchards, where guests can go fruit picking and sample the local wines.
The best time of the year to visit Ipswich is during the warm and sunny summer months.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ipswich. The hottest month in Ipswich is July, when temperatures peak at 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Ipswich is April with 7.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.96 inches of rain.
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Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Ipswich can pick from 156 places to stay that provide WiFi. 34 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 8 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to Ipswich, you'll want to pick from 154 places to stay that provide parking.
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