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Ipswich Travel Guide

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!

Things to Do in Ipswich

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.

Best Time to Visit Ipswich

The best time of the year to visit Ipswich is during the warm and sunny summer months.

Price and Availability Index in Ipswich

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ipswich is in August, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ipswich is in the high season in August. Ipswich has its low season in March, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ipswich tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Ipswich tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Ipswich

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ipswich. The warmest months in Ipswich are July and August, when temperatures reach 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.

Vacation Rentals in Ipswich

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. AllTheRooms has 108 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Ipswich, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Ipswich comes in at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Ipswich costs on average $341 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 80 accommodations in Ipswich that have WiFi. We have 17 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 5 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Ipswich by car, be sure to choose from 79 accommodations that provide parking.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 37 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Ipswich accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 64 places to stay from Airbnb, 12 accommodations from Homeaway and 9 places to stay from VRBO.

57 of our accommodations in Ipswich have been reviewed and rated. 52% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 36 places to stay right now.

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