Newburyport MA Bed and Breakfast Inn


Russel Orchard in Ipswich, Massachusetts is only a few minutes


Crane Estate & Castle Hill is a great place to visit, with it's rolling manicured lawns and sweeping ocean views. Whether planning a Wedding or a day trip, you will not be dissapointed.





Weekend Attractions

We are strategically located among Boston's historic North Shore communities of Ipswich, Newburyport, Georgetown, Portsmouth, Gloucester & Rockport, Salem, Plum Island & Beaches. This Boston Bed & Breakfast is one of the most Romantic Inns along the Boston North Shore. Train service is available to and from Rowley, Newburyport and Boston.   Guests can also take the train in Ipswich (3 miles South).  Click here for the MBTA Train Schedule.

There are many year round events in the area including Yankee Homecoming in Newburyport, Olde Ipswich Days Arts & Crafts Festival in July, Sandcastle Building Competition at Crane Beach in August, and don't forget the fireworks display on the 4th of July at Castle Hill.

Neighboring Ipswich is well known for its early 17th century homes; fifty-eight houses in town were built prior to 1725 – the largest number still standing and occupied of any community in the country. Visit the Ipswich Historical Society and tour the Heard House or Whipple House Museum. Drive thru town and over the oldest stone arch bridge in the country.

There are many area Flea Markets and Antique shops to browse. Visit Salt Marsh Antiques & High Street Antiques during your stay, as well as the Wenham Tea House.

Dining Ideas

There are many excellent restaurants in the area and we will be happy to provide suggestions or make reservations.

Local Restaurants

Bradford Tavern
Village Pancake House
Agawam Diner
American Barbeque
Clam Box
Plum Island Grille
Mad Martha's Island Cafe
1640 Hart House
Bob Lobster
Woodman’s of Essex
Periwinkles Restaurant and Bar

Newburyport Restaurants

Glenn's Restaurant and Cool Bar
The Rockfish

Ten Center
Michael’s Harborside
The Grog
The Starboard Galley
Joseph’s Winter Street Café
Agave Mexican Bistro
Giuseppe’s Fresh Pasta
Mission Oak Grill
Black Cow Tap & Grill

Things to Do

The North Shore is a four season destination.  We are happy to secure tickets or provide directions to any of the area's great activities and events.

Some Recommended Local Activites

1634 Meadery
Fire House Stage Company
Bicycle Rental
Russell Orchards
Appleton Farms
Plum Island
Crane's Beach
Willowdale State Forest
Bradley-Palmer State Park
Georgetown/Rowley State Park
Whale Watching
Rock Climbing
Bird Watching
Hiking in Ipswich
Mountain Biking
Antique Shopping
Todd's Farm Flea Market
Ipswich Museum
Salem Witch Museum
Horseback Riding