Amesbury Vacations

30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of North Shore, is Amesbury, a popular spot for visitors wishing to discover more of the region. Coming from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in North Shore, Amesbury lies 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southeast.

Amesbury is near many of North Shore’s well-known sights. Two of the most interesting places to see are the fascinating Apple Hill Golf Course and the fantastic John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead and Museum. Two more worthwhile attractions that are located nearby Amesbury are the American Independence Museum and the Sagamore Golf Course.

Do try to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Visit some of the remarkable artistic and historic collections including the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, the Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth and Albacore Park. To catch home-grown and touring acts, spend an evening at Music Hall in Portsmouth and the Methuen Memorial Music Hall in Methuen, one of the region’s best-loved performing arts venues. The area is a treasure trove for those who love art. Don’t miss the Addison Gallery of American Art in Andover.

If you are travelling with kids, give them a chance to let off some steam at the child-friendly attractions nearby. Explore the Andover Bird Sanctuary in Andover, and learn about some of the most interesting creatures in the world.

When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of North Shore, visit the nearby green spaces. There are some pleasant gardens and parks, so why not take a break in Penguin Park in Andover. To see the local wilderness head out to the Odiorne Point State Park in Portsmouth and the Boxford State Forest in Andover.

Grab a map and a camera and discover the many sights and attractions North Shore has to offer. Start your tour of nearby historic attractions at the Fort Constitution Historical Site in New Castle.

To get active in nature, grab your golf bag and head to the Andover Country Club in Andover, the Crystal Lake Golf Club in Haverhill and the Wentworth by the Sea Golf Club in Portsmouth.

Enjoy window shopping and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Fox Run Mall in Portsmouth and the Mall at Rockingham Park in Salem.

Experience Amesbury’s sporting passions at Edward A. LeLacheur Park, Lowell. This is home to Lowell Spinners baseball team in summer and the Umass Lowell River Hawks in spring. Enjoy a few post-match beers with friendly locals after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.

To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, think about booking your accommodation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Americas Best Inns-Portsmouth, the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel, or the Hilton Garden Inn Portsmouth/Downtown.

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