Cox Reservation - trail out to the river ( great swim + picnic spot )
Cogswell Grant - historical house + meadow leading to the river ( also a great swim + picnic spot ) https://www.historicnewengland.org/property/cogswells-grant/
Agassiz Rock - rocky uphill woods hike to some HUGE boulders!
Manchester Essex Woods - https://mect.org
Essex Ship Building Museum - the heart and soul of Essex - https://www.essexshipbuilding.org
Cape Ann Stand Up Paddle - guided paddle boarding tours https://capeannsup.com
Essex River Cruise https://essexcruises.com
Fishing Charter https://www.agawamboatcharters.com
The Mill - coffee, sandwiches and pre made meals ( grab and go to the Cox Reservation for a picnic with a view ) https://www.themillessex.com
Riversbend - wood fired pizza - https://riversbendessex.com
CK Pearl - https://ckpearl.com
Great Marsh Brewery - https://www.thegreatmarsh.com
Woodmans - https://www.woodmans.com
Farnhams - http://www.jtfarnhams.com
Utopia Farm Stand - 1 Atwater Ave. ( Essex / Manchester line - off of exit 50 coming into Essex )
The Farm - https://www.farmbargrille.com
Village Creamery - Ice Cream! https://villagecreameryessex.com
PLACES STAY -
Cedar Hill Farm Bed and Breakfast - cedarhillfarmbnb.com
Shea’s Riverside Inn - sheasinn.com
SHOPPING IN ESSEX -
Diamonds & Rust - Home Studio available by appointment
See events sections for the Holiday Pop Ups we will be sat during the Fall + Holiday Season.
For the love of Coastal New England. The shop is curated with vintage furniture, home goods and clothing that’s a bit worn in, weather-beaten and a bit salty like the rugged people of New England.
MUZIO - 55 John Wise Ave 3,500 square foot barn filled with consigned furniture
Andrew Spindler - 163 Main Street- an eclectic collection of antiques spindlerantiques.com
We Dream In Colour - 166 Main St
Main Street Antiques - 44 Main Street - three floors filled to the brim with old stuff.
Howard’s Flying Dragon - 136 Main Street
Cape Ann SUP - Stand Up Paddle Board + Surf Shop
Pon - Contemporary Home Wares 164 Main St.
In Home Design Center - 117 Eastern Ave
Sea Meadow Gifts - 7 Main St
Found - Design Studio and Shop - 67 Main St
Perim Lang Antiques - 18 Eastern Ave