is a must see if you love antiques and seafood! Essex is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts
and is part of historic and beautiful Cape Ann
. You will find fabulous antique shops
and White Elephant shops along both sides of the main streets.
Visit the Essex Shipbuilding Museum
where more schooners were built than any other town in the world! You may also choose to cruise the area on any one of the many cruise boats or fishing charters. The bird watching on the marshes is unsurpassed so bring your camera!
Essex has many open spaces and conservation areas with trails and gorgeous waterfront scenery. It is a fabulous place to visit or live.
DID YOU KNOW: That the fried clam was invented right here in Essex in 1916? Be prepared for some truly mouth watering, delicious and fresh seafood
including the World-famous fried clams!!