Bed & Breakfast
The Inn at Castle Hill, Ipswich
Standout qualities: Folks who stay here get to enjoy not only a historic and intimate inn, but also the grandeur of being in the heart of the beautiful oceanfront Crane Estate.
What’s unique: Partnerships with its sister property, Appleton Farms, mean that guests at The Inn at Castle Hill have access to special offers, like a cheese and wine package and the chance to participate in Appleton Cooks! events. See the inn’s website for details.
Insider tip: Members of The Trustees of Reservations receive a 10 percent discount off their room rate for all consecutive-night stays.
280 Argilla Rd., Ipswich, 978-412-2555, thetrustees.org/the-inn-at-castle-hill
The Merchant, Salem
Fun fact: George Washington slept here in 1789 after being elected president, and you can, too! Ask for the George Washington Room.
148 Washington St., Salem, 978-745-8100, themerchantsalem.com