Ipswich Travel Guide

Articles about Ipswich

By Peter Meehan
If you’ve never encountered great New England-style fried clams—the ones that make the short trip from the sandy Massachusetts mud of the estuaries and bays near Essex and Ipswich into the deep fryers of the best local clam shacks—it might be hard...

Restaurants in Ipswich

This spot is indeed shaped like a cardboard clam box—try the creamy, delicious clam chowder.

Things to do in Ipswich

A 5.5-mile span of pristine, dune-backed stretches of white sand. To get there, make a right onto Northgate Road from Rte. 133 in Ipswich (about eight miles from the Rte. 127 switch) and then make another right on Argilla Road.