The north shore of Massachusetts is not only the home of Woodman’s of Essex. It’s also full of exciting and interesting places to see and things to do in Massachusetts. For example, nature lovers will fall head over heels for the tidal estuaries on the Essex River – especially when viewed from a kayak. Or if you consider the sea your mistress, the Essex Shipbuilding Museum will give you a unique view into the history of humanity’s relationship with the deep. From whale watching to deep sea fishing to the famous Twin Lights, a trip to the Essex, Massachusetts area is about more than just our world-famous fried clams! Of course, at the end of the day when your stomach is growling and your tootsies are tired, we’ll be here waiting for you to stop by, take a load off, and indulge with some of our classic seafood treats. While you’re here, we can tell you even more great things to do in Massachusetts.
Read below for lists of local activities in our home town of Essex, Massachusetts or on greater Cape Ann, and enjoy!