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Woodsom Farm

The 370 acres of the historic, city-owned Woodsom Farm are a magnet for both hikers and a diverse array of wildlife that call it home.

222 Lions Mouth Rd.

www.amesburytrails.net/woodsom-farm

 

Kitchen Local

Offering a shared space to local food businesses, the kitchen often opens its doors for cooking classes and dinners.

14 Cedar St., Studio 106, 978-204-3197
www.kitchenlocal.com

 

Wolf Meadow Farm

Step into a delicious world of small-batch, artisan Italian cheeses at Wolf Meadow Farm.

91 High St., 978-201-1606

www.wolfmeadowfarm.com

 

Flatbread Company

Now a successful chain that’s devoted to locally sourced ingredients for its delicious pizza, visit the location that started it all.

5 Market Sq., 978-834-9800

www.flatbreadcompany.com

 

Phat Cats Bistro

The casually upscale Phat Cats Bistro inspires devotion from its customers who love the fresh, handcrafted food and house cocktails.

65A Market St., 978-388-2777

www.phatcatsbistro.com

 

No. 8 Kitchen & Spirits

The BONS Award-winning No. 8 Kitchen & Spirits earns its accolades with culinary creations like lobster donuts and the maple-walnut old fashioned cocktail.

37 Main St., 978- 792-5476

www.no8kitchen.com

 

Crave

The dining room and gastropub at Crave are hits with discerning diners who love the fresh, creative fare, craft cocktails, bourbon and rye selection, and more.

32 Elm St., 978.834.6075

www.cravefoodandwine.com

 

Cider Hill Farm

Setting the standard for sustainable local farms with its beautifully stocked farm store, huge pick-your-own fruit selection, fabulous CSA, and gorgeous grounds.

45 Fern Ave., 978-388-5525

www.ciderhill.com

 

Appleton Eye Associates

This friendly optometry office has experienced doctors and the latest fashions in eyewear— including Tiffany & Co.

77 Main St, 978-388-1060

www.appletoneyeassociates.com

 

Lowell’s Boat Shop

Learn to row and discover the history of local boatbuilding—even hand-build your own boat—at Lowell’s Boat Shop, a National Historic Landmark located on the edge of the Merrimack River.

459 Main St., 978-834-0050

www.lowellsboatshop.com

 

New England Sports Park

The hottest spot for snow tubing in the winter.

12 S Hunt Rd., 978-388-5788

www.newenglandsportspark.com

 

Historic Homes

Explore historic homes like the Macy-Colby House (257 Main St., 978-388-3054, www.macycolbyhouse.org), the Mary Baker Eddy Historic House (277 Main St., 800-277-8943 ext. 100, www.longyear.org/historic-houses/amesbury-massachusetts), and the John Greenleaf Whittier Home and Museum (86 Friend St., 978-388-1337, www.whittierhome.org)

 

Nest

Visitors to Nest can find everything from home décor to a garden center to jewelry and housewares in the huge, eclectic, and welcoming store.

45 Main St., 978-388-0283

www.visitnest.com

 

Hodgies Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream and food from the grill make it a must-visit beach-day spot.

71 Haverhill Rd., 978-388-1211

www.hodgies.com

 

A casual atmosphere, good pub food, and a great beer list make The Ale House (33 Main St., 978-388-1950, www.barkingdogale.com) a neighborhood hangout. Its sister restaurant, The Barking Dog Bar & Grill (21 Friend St., 978-388-9537, www.barkingdogale.com), is another neighborhood favorite.

 

Ristorante Molise

Head to Ristorante Molise for authentic Italian cuisine and a romantic atmosphere.

One Market Sq., 978-388-4844

www.ristorantemolise.com

 

The Noshery

Decadent whoopie pies, delicate crêpes, house-made soups, and live music make The Noshery a great place to tuck in and get cozy.

11 Elm St.

 

Ovedia Artisan Chocolates

Find delectable candies and coffee at Ovedia Artisan Chocolates.

36 Main St., 978-388-7700

www.ovedia.com

 

Market Square Bakehouse

A great spot to stop for sandwiches, coffee, and amazingly tasty baked goods.

5 Market Sq., 978-792-5237

www.marketsquarebakehouse.com

 

Essencia Spa Salon Boutique

Relax and indulge with a massage, facial, hair service, and more.

61 Main St., 978-388-4772

www.essencia-spa.com

 

Wild Garlic

Find fresh vegetarian and vegan fare at Wild Garlic.

13 Friend St., 978-388-0072

 

Mill 77 Trading Company

The 6,000-square-foot Mill 77 Trading Company is a vintage and antique lover’s dream.

49 Macy St., 978-792-5046

www.mill77.com

 

Riverwalk Art Gallery

Beautiful handmade pottery and jewelry, and classes make the gallery a lovely oasis.

57 Main St., 978-388-3499

www.riverwalkartgallery.com

 

Bella Bridal Shoppe

Beautiful gowns, couture accessories, and outstanding customer service recommend Bella Bridal Shoppe.

87 Main St., 978-388-4388

www.bella-bride.com

 

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