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Things to do in Rowley

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Market Basket in Rowley as well. Eva’s Organic Butchery in Ipswich as well as Green Grocer. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nature
“so amazing! Drive, walk, or bike (my reco) to the very end for a very special beach experience overlooking Ipswich/Great Neck area”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“This Beach is located on the what the call "Little Neck" a beautiful scenic drive from our location . Drive right up to the beach -where there are benches to sit and enjoy the views dawn to dusk or take a walk and collect sea shells. Across the street is a beautiful park and soccer field with lots of picnic benches -to eat and or relax with out getting sand in your food!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Place to shop
“The MOTHER of all flea/antique markets!!! Take a beautiful 25 min drive along scenic rte 1A and enjoy the fall foliage & farm stands along the way. ACRES of fun nostalgic antiques & bargains! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Liquor Store
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
“Walk the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and the basin. Watch the tide come and go. Eat amazing lobster rolls and stroll the preserves to see the wild life. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Famous Ipswich clams, and you can't get fresher than this! You may see a line out the door of the building shaped like it's name- a landmark!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Closest to Little Neck. Great sandwiches and chocolate chip cookies! Call ahead, sometimes long wait. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Its a quintessential old New England restaurant with a cozy atmosphere. The food is very good and the drinks are wonderful. But its popular, so its best to make a reservation or come early.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Farm
“Experience one of the largest and most challenging corn mazes in the New England region.Travel ear to ear in 8 acres of interactive learning and adventure.Maize Quest is great fun for families ,scouts,youth groups,corporate outings , and birthdays parties . Many inflatables and other attractions. The maze was voted the fourth best maze in the country by Family Travel Files.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This cute spot offers one of the best breakfasts in the North Shore. It is like walking into Grandma's house. It will not disappoint, but if you go too late, you may have to wait. Worth it! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Liquor Store
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Famous Ipswich clams, and you can't get fresher than this! You may see a line out the door of the building shaped like it's name- a landmark!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Closest to Little Neck. Great sandwiches and chocolate chip cookies! Call ahead, sometimes long wait. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Its a quintessential old New England restaurant with a cozy atmosphere. The food is very good and the drinks are wonderful. But its popular, so its best to make a reservation or come early.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“This cute spot offers one of the best breakfasts in the North Shore. It is like walking into Grandma's house. It will not disappoint, but if you go too late, you may have to wait. Worth it! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
“Great place to watch sports - try the zucchini sticks. They also have restaurant seating. In the winter, ask for a table by the fireplace.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fantastic flatbread pizzas, salads (we love the Cranberry Salad) and sangria. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“We can't live without Mexican, and they even offer guacamole bowls! I love the huge taco salad and Jerry likes the fish tacos. Really nice decor inside, and the outside seating is lovely.”
  • 1 local recommends

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