How to Support Small Businesses in North of Boston, Massachusetts
While local businesses are changing operating hours and dine-in schedules, there are still plenty of ways to experience your favorite parts of North of Boston with online ordering, take-out, pre-recorded lectures and more. Massachusetts restaurants are currently closed for table-service dining (through April 6, 2020), however take-out, delivery, and gift card purchases are available from many of the North of Boston restaurants. Don’t forget to shop online. Here’s how you can support North of Boston’s small businesses while adhering to social distancing and enjoying from home.
Learn and Engage Online with Virtual Tours, Live Videos and Digital Experiences:
The Trustees’ ’25 Things to do Before You’re 12.5!’
Marblehead Museum Facebook Page
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm’s Live Baby Goat Cam
Peabody Essex Museum’s #PEMFromHome Page
Salem Witch Museum Facebook Page
The House of the Seven Gables Online Exhibits
Essex Heritage’s ‘Heritage at Home’ Page
Historic Beverly YouTube Page
Haverhill Museum of Printing Facebook Page
The Addison at Home Virtual Tour
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Amesbury
35 Clarks Road, Amesbury, MA 01913
The Fairfield Inn Amesbury is open. Rates are very competitive. We do offer a neighborhood rate and hospital rate for people working in the area or needing to stay close to family in the hospital. Contractors for the Seabrook Station outage work should be asking for the Seabrook Station rate. Our 24 hour Corner Market is open. Our hotel store which has frozen meals, packaged food, sundries and Pepsi products. We are running housekeeping service every other day. We are adhering to CDC recommendations and offering a complimentary to go breakfast option.
Hampton Inn Amesbury
284 Elm Street, Amesbury
Open for business.
Historic Beverly is closed until further notice however they have a number of Spotlight Tours and other videos available, free of charge, on their Youtube channel, and are adding more all the time.
The Wylie Inn & Conference Center
295 Hale Street, Beverly
We are open for groups of 10 or less people per the governor’s ban. We are still booking events, conferences, and weddings for 2020. We are being flexible with rentals as well.
Gentile Brewing Company
59 Park St Unit 1, Beverly
It is our intention to continue with the manufacturing of beer and operate our Beer Pickup Window at 59 Park St. We are temporarily reverting to our original hours, Friday 4-8pm and Saturday 12-4pm.
Hilton Garden Inn Boston Logan Airport
100 Boardman Street, Boston
Open for business. Packaged grab and go breakfast available.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Logan Airport Chelsea
145 Beech Street, Chelsea
Open for business and following all government safety guidelines. Pre-packaged breakfast available. All hotel directly for discounted rates.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore/CoCo Key Water Park
50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers
Open for business. CoCo Key Water Park is closed.
Residence Inn Boston Boston/Danvers
51 Newbury Street, Danvers
The Residence Inn is open. All rooms are suites with full kitchens. We are providing grab & go breakfast. Extended stay rates are available.
Woodman’s of Essex
119 Main St, Essex
Curbside takeout available, free delivery to homes and businesses in Essex, Manchester, Hamilton, Wenham and W. Gloucester. Daily specials on website and social media, kids eat free with a purchase of any dinner plate.
Ryan & Wood Distilleries
15 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester
Curbside Pick-up – Please call ahead
7 Seas Whale Watch
63 Rogers Street, Gloucester
Plan to Open April 18th. Please check website or call for any changes or updates.
Cape Ann Whale Watch
415 Main Street, Gloucester
We have pushed the opening of our 42nd season of whale watching from Sat. April 25 to Tentatively Sat May 2! Updates will be available on our Facebook page or our website. Our Six Passenger 35 ft. Fishing and Ultimate Whale Watching Vessel “Lady D” is still on schedule to start operating on Sat. April 18th for her private fishing charters and ultimate whale watching adventures! Visit our website at www.CoastalFishingCharters.net to view trips and to make a reservation.
Atlantic Vacation Homes
4 Old County Road, Gloucester
Open for business – contact online for properties to rent.
Cape Ann Motor Inn
33 Rockport Road, Gloucester
Open for business.
Cape Ann’s Marina Resort
75 Essex Avenue, Gloucester
Cape Ann’s Marina Resort is currently open, but there are limited desk hours. The restaurant and pool are closed. Our Events Department is standing by phone or email for weddings and other event planning requests link to our website. https://capeannmarina.com/wedding-events/. Also our Marina and Marine sales and services are open, however it is preferred to email or call us for sales quotes and service requests vs in person visitation.
71 Western Avenue, Gloucester
Open for business. Following all necessary precautions. Continental breakfast available.
22 Thatcher Road, Gloucester
The Vista is scheduled to open on April 3rd. We will operate the Front Desk remotely and leave keys for check-ins but we are available by phone if needed. Please remember our proximity to Good Harbor Beach and how a walk along the beach can do wonders for the psyche! Also, as a motel, guests drive right up to their own room, have their own heating and cooling system in the room with no shared vents, as well as no common halls or walkways.
Museum of Printing
15 Thornton Ave, Haverhill
Closed until further notice however check their Facebook page and website for informational videos and posts.
Hampton Inn – Haverhill
106 Bank Road, Haverhill
Hampton Inn Haverhill is open and offering good rates at this time. We are offering breakfast to go. The pool is closed but the fitness center is open.
Our historic houses, indoor galleries and other indoor spaces are closed until further notice.
Trustees outdoor properties remain open with appropriate measures to protect the health of the community. We ask that you practice social distancing while visiting these properties. This includes keeping 6 feet between yourself and others and keeping your dog on a leash and away from others at all times.
3 Short Street, Ipswich
Pick-up Outside of Meadery – Call ahead or order online. Online Ordering Save 10% off two bottles or more with checkout code: SAVE10
True North Ale Company
116 County Road, Ipswich
Curbside pick-up available Noon – 6pm, seven days a week. Please call ahead. Food Truck take-out available on select dates please call or check the website.
Crane Estate & Crane Beach
290 Argilla Road
Our historic houses, indoor galleries and other indoor spaces are closed until further notice. Crane Beach is closed to all non-Ipswich residents until further notice. The beach is open for Ipswich residents from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday only. Residents must have a 2019 or 2020 beach sticker on their vehicles to access the beach. The beach is closed to all people from Monday through Thursday. No dogs or horses are allowed. Anyone parked illegally along Argilla Road or at the beach gates will be ticketed and/or towed.
Holiday Inn Express Andover & Lawrence
224 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843
Holiday Inn Express Andover & Lawrence is open and offering good rates at this time. We are offering breakfast to go. The fitness center is open.
Kings Dining & Entertainment
510 Market Street
If you share our optimistic vision for a late spring and summer of reconnecting with one another over food and fun, we’d like to ask that you consider purchasing a gift card from our online store or booking your upcoming event with us today.
170 Washington St., Marblehead
Closed until further notice. Please continue to follow our posts on social media for creative ways of engaging with the Museum and Marblehead’s history.
Harbor Light Inn
58 Washington Street, Marblehead
Open for business. Starting Saturday, March 21, there will be reduced hours for the front desk, closing at 5 p.m. The Tavern is closed. Hot breakfast is dropped off at rooms. Rooms and fully furnished apartments are available to rent for extended stay.
Compass Rose Inn
5 1/2 Center Street, Newburyport
Open and following all necessary precautions. There is no breakfast available. Reduced rates are available.
Essex Street Inn
7 Essex Street, Newburyport
The Essex Street Inn & Suites is open and operating. Stone Crust Pizza and Essex Street Inn & Suites are teaming up to provide a safe and unique lodging and dining option that provides ample social distancing. Guests of the Essex Street Inn & Suites will be able to enjoy delicious, freshly prepared pizza and sandwiches delivered directly to their hotel room. Our in-room package includes: rooms starting at $99 per night, a $25 gift card for take-out from Stone Crust Pizza and 500 points for Choice Rewards members.
235 Andover Street (Route 114), Peabody
Full takeout menu with online ordering available from 7am-7pm. Epicurean Shoppe is open for business.
Boston Marriott Hotel Peabody
8A Centennial Drive, Peabody
Open for business. Restaurant closed.
Hampton Inn by Hilton Boston Peabody
59 Newbury Street, Peabody
The Hampton Inn Boston Peabody is open. Gyms, pools and breakfast is closed per government directive. Packaged to-go bags are available for breakfast and there is in-room coffee. Anyone (traveling nurses, military, emergency personnel, etc.) interested in reduced rates should contact the hotel directly.
Holiday Inn & Suites Boston-Peabody
1 Newbury Street, Peabody
Open for business. We have to go breakfast available. Our restaurant, shuttle, and catering is closed at this moment. We can still host small meetings for essential workers. We have a Medical rate available. We are offering promotions for future booking: 10% off catering, double IHG rewards points, $100 off room rental, complimentary flip charts and markers.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Peabody
57 Newbury Street, Peabody
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Boston Peabody is open. Gyms, pools and breakfast is closed per government directive. Packaged to-go bags are available for breakfast and there is in-room coffee. Anyone (traveling nurses, military, emergency personnel, etc.) interested in reduced rates should contact the hotel directly.
SpringHill Suites Boston Peabody
43 Newbury Street, Route 1, Peabody
Open for business. Pool and fitness center closed. Pre-packaged grab n go breakfast offered.
Rockport Music – Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street, Rockport
Rockport Music has cancelled all events through the end of April and a few in May. For any customer inquiries, leave a voice message (978-546-7391) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and it will be returned within a couple of days. Regular notifications to patrons regarding concerts and events are being sent out. We have started a Virtual Music Series from past concerts and plan to host a livestreamed virtual concert next Friday, March 27 featuring Cape Ann favorite Mari Martin.
Inns of Rockport
Check with individual properties directly.
Rockport Inn and Suites
183 Main Street, Rockport
Open for business. Pool is closed. No breakfast served at this time. We have outside entry rooms as well as interior rooms.
Peabody Essex Museum
161 Essex St
PEM is physically closed until further notice but has launched #PEMfromHome on social media to invite guests to take a deep dive into their collections from home. They have pulled together all sorts of interesting digital content for you to explore while the museum is closed. Subscribe to the PEMcast, read their stories, and take a deep dive into the collection.
Sea Level Oyster Bar & Finz Seafood & Grill
94 Wharf St, Salem
Curbside takeout with a selection from both menus is available from Sea Level at 94 Wharf st. from 12-8m. Family dinners available. 50% off for first responders and industry workers. Online ordering and payment feature on website.
The Salem Athenaeum
337 Essex Street, Salem
The Salem Athenaeum is closed until further notice. We are, however, hosting virtual group meetings for book discussions, writing groups, etc.
The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby St, Salem
Our grounds will be open to the public 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. None of our buildings will be open to the public. All public programs through April 14 are either canceled or postponed. We are still working on information for the March 25 New Immigrants and Refugee Visions Community Conversation. We will be offering digital information ranging from films to past lectures to facebook live mini-tours and education programs while we are shut down. We hope you’ll virtually join us and stay engaged! More info here.
The office is open Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm. They are booking charters for future celebrations.
Summer seems long way away right now, but early spring is camp sign-up season. This summer’s Schooner Camp sessions (July 13-17 and August 10-14) are anticipated to proceed as scheduled. But we want to assure parents signing up their children that if the sessions have to be cancelled, ALL deposits will be fully refunded.
Parents with questions can call: Capt. Michael Rutstein at 978-729-7600.
Salem Waterfront Hotel & Suites
225 Derby Street, Salem
Open for business.
Salem State University Summer Conference & Hospitality Services
121 Loring Avenue, Suite 850, Salem
Will be open this summer and are still currently booking groups.
Salem Historical Tours
8 Central Street
We are open Apr. 11, 12 & 16 starting at 11:30 am with our General History tour, followed by the Cemetery tour at 1 pm, Midday Ghost Tour at 2:30 pm, 1692 Witchcraft Walk at 4 pm and Haunted Footsteps Ghost Tour 8 pm. All other days are by appointment. We will reassess hours mid-month. Email us at TheSalemHistoricalTours@gmail.com or call us at 978.745.0666. We are keeping the tour size to 10 people and will add another guide if there are more than 10 guests on the tour.
Seaglass Restaurant & Capri
4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury
Both Seaglass, and our sister restaurant Capri, are currently offering take-out service from one centralized location at the Blue Ocean Event Center location, 4 Oceanfront North in Salisbury.
Our limited offerings Take-Out Menu will be available during the following hours:
Stay tuned for convenient delivery options coming soon!
517 Broadway, Saugus
Full menu available for curbside pick-up, counter pick-up or free local delivery. Online ordering available.
Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield Boston Hotel & Conference Center
One Audubon Road, Wakefield
The Four Points by Sheraton Wakefield Hotel is offering a $69.00 sleeping room rate per night plus applicable taxes to anyone needing housing during this Covid-19 Health Crisis. We have newly renovated rooms equipped with Smart Refrigerators, microwaves, safes, hardwood floors, 55″ TV’s, and complimentary parking. Conveniently located within walking distance to Whole Foods and Market Street Shops. Our hotel has equipped the lobby and public areas with hand sanitization stations as well as a continuous cleaning schedule. Please email Dmcmanus@fourpointswakefieldboston.com or Nrivera@fourpointwakefieldboston.com or call 781-245-9300.
Fairfield Inn Boston Woburn/Burlington
285 Mishawum Road, Woburn
The Fairfield Inn Boston Woburn/Burlington is opened, staffed, and thoroughly cleaned! We are still serving complimentary breakfast to our guests (though it is now a safe grab and go bagged breakfast, instead of buffet). We are welcoming guests with open arms (from at least 6 feet away).
2 Forbes Road, Woburn
Open for business but restaurants are closed. Guest can use room service or grab and go items from the shop. Offering discounted rates at this time. We still provide complimentary shuttle service in a 5-mile radius of the hotel.
Holiday Inn Express Boston North-Woburn
315 Mishawum Road, Woburn
Open but gym is closed. Grab and go breakfast (oatmeal, fruit, juices, yogurts, milks) are provided. Discounted rates available for emergency personnel and those who are displaced by the Covid-19 situation.
Member businesses should log into the webinar on March 25th at 12pm. Any questions or concerns reach out to your local representative Jennifer or Colleen.
- In the Game – closed until further notice
- Davio’s – closed until further notice
- LARK – The Counter – closed until further notice
- LARK – The Roof – closed until further notice
- The Tap Brewing Company – Closed until further notice
- Surfside Salisbury (open seasonally)
- Cruiseport Seaport (Closed through April 6/until further notice)
- The Gloucester House – Closed until further notice
- Briar Barn / Grove Restaurant – Closed until further notice
- Cider Hill Farm – closed for the season until 4/17
- Marini Farm – closed for the season until late April/Early May
- Russell Orchards – closed for the season until May
- Barn at Bradstreet – Closed until further notice
- Addison Gallery of American Art – The Addison Gallery is closed until further notice, and as of now all events are cancelled through May 1. We are currently working on ways to share our resources and collection online.
- HNE Beauport, the Sleeper McCann House – closed until April 10
- HNE Cogswell’s Grant – closed until April 10
- HNE Philips House – closed until April 10
- HNE Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm – closed until April 10
- Rebecca Nurse Homestead – closed for the season, opens in May
- North Shore Music Theater – has suspended regular operations until the end of May. Please check their dedicated web page for show updates and ticket information/refund policy
- Dustin-Duston Garrison House (closed for the season until June)
- Cape Ann Museum – closed until further notice
- Essex Shipbuilding Museum – closed for the season until early April
- History Alive Salem – cancelling all programs and public events through April 4
- Kings Dining and Entertainment Lynnfield
- Longyear Museum – closed until further notice
- Lynn Museum – closed for the season, TBD Spring opening
- Maritime Gloucester – temporarily closed through March 29, 2020. Public programs, meetings, and events will be postponed and rescheduled where possible and we will update you here and on social media on future decisions along the way.
- Witch Dungeon Museum – closed until further notice
- Witch History Museum – closed until further notice
- New England Pirate Museum – closed until further notice
- The Witch House – will be closed until at least March 28th
- Witch Pix – closed through April 3rd
- Shea’s Riverside Inn and Motel – closed through April 17.
- Encore Boston Harbor – closed to the public beginning Sunday, March 15 until Sunday, March 29.
- Beauport Hotel Gloucester – closed through April 5. We plan to accept room reservations for arrivals beginning April 6th, 2020 but this timeline may be adjusted as we continue to assess the situation daily. Our reservations team is ready and available to assist you at email@example.com. Our Weddings and Events Teams remain fully available for future bookings and planning –contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for all questions and interests.
- Castle Manor Inn – closed for the winter season and scheduled to reopen after Easter.
- Blue- Inn on the Beach – closed through April 5.
- Emerson Inn – closed until May 1.
- Pleasant Street Inn – closed through May 1.
- The Tuck Inn Bed & Breakfast – closed until April 17.
- Hotel Salem -closed through April 5.
- The Merchant -closed through April 5.
- The Best Western Plus Danvers – closed until further notice.
- Hawthorne Hotel – We will be pausing operations and will be closing all three properties Monday, March 23, 2020 through Monday, April 6, 2020. Please visit our website in the coming days for updates on hotel operations as well as department directories for future bookings of rooms, events and dining.
- Sea Level Oyster Bar – Closed until further notice