Editors' Choice

Foote Brothers Canoe & Kayak Rental 


PHOTOGRAPH by Sarah Phillips


Experience the North Shore from a whole new perspective when you set out on the idyllic waters of the Ipswich River with Foote Brothers Canoe & Kayak. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced boater, Foote Brothers is a great choice. Its canoe and kayak rentals are available for different runs of the river, depending on your experience and how long you’d like to be out on the water, ranging from the easy Willowdale Run that’s great for families to all-day and even overnight camping excursions to Colt Island, Foote Brothers’ private island.

Willowdale Dam, 230 Topsfield Rd., Ipswich, 978-356-9771, footebrotherscanoes.com


Readers' Choice

Plum Island Kayak

Rent a boat or stand-up paddleboard or join one of Plum Island Kayak’s exciting guided tours, including beautiful full-moon nighttime paddles.

92 Merrimac St., Unit 101 B Newburyport, 978-462-5510, plumislandkayak.com


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