b'GreaterNewburyportAmesburyMerrimacIpswich SalisburyNewburyRowley West NewburyNewburyportGreater Newburyport is close to the borders of New Hampshire and Maine. Travel along scenic Route 1A to Ipswich, which has more First Period homes (pre-1725) than any other town in America. Pick up fresh produce at Marini Farm and RussellOrchards. Sample a craft beer at Ipswich Brewery. Tour the grand estate at Castle Hill and visit gorgeous Crane Beach.At the Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm in Newbury, learn about early settler life, visit rescued farm animals, and catch a vintage base ball game.In Newburyport, see a show at the Firehouse Center for the Arts, browse shops, andeat a meal inside or out. Birders ock to Plum Island with its pristine beaches andwinding waterways. Salisbury Beach has swimming, camping, arcades, ne diningand entertainment. Neighboring Amesbury was once the thriving maker of carriages, hats, and boats at Lowells Boat Shop. A welcome center and mill buildings line theriver that runs through its trendy downtown.Photos: Fox Creek kayakersThe Trustees; Crane Estate, IpswichStoney Stone; Salisbury Beach Surfside; Downtown AmesburyHolly Perry/NBCVB; Bartlett Mall, NewburyportBob Watts 10 NorthofBoston.org | 2022 Destination Guide & Group Planner'