Ipswich Topsfield and Boxford bicycle ride

Ipswich-Topsfield-Boxford

Ride from Ipswich MA to Topsfield, a charming New England village.  A private driveway is used to connect Pineswamp and Topsfield Roads, then continue along beautiful Perkins Row takes you through the Ipswich River Sanctuary before arriving in Topsfield. The long route adds a loop through parts of Ipswich and Boxford west of Rt. 1. Both…

Donald Trump bicycle ride

The Politically Correct “Greatest Ride Ever”

“I made this new route, and it’s the greatest ride ever! Let me tell you; you’re going to love it. Everybody will love it. Did I say it’s a great ride? It leaves from Cushing Park on Kent Street in Newburyport. This one goes south. That means I was able to take advantage of the…

Castle Neck hike Ipswich

Around Castle Neck

This 5.5 mile walk begins on the Green trail from the far right side of the Crane Beach parking lot in Ipswich, MA. Go right at the Red trail. Shortly after descending the second steep dune, take the trail on the right to Castle Neck River, then circumnavigate to Crane Beach and back to the…

Cape Ann bicycle ride

North Shore cycling tour

This cycling tour of the Massachusetts North Shore was developed for Road Scholar, and is based in Ipswich and Newburyport, Massachusetts. The tour is designed for experienced road cyclists on road bikes or fast road hybrids, who are capable of maintaining a minimum 11 mile per hour average pace for the day. City bikes, beach bikes,…

Ipswich MA hilly bicycle ride

Seven Hills of Ipswich

There’s about 2300′ of climbing on this 44-mile ride, with a lot of “out and back” on beautiful roads you may have never ridden. Experience these hills and views, in order of occurrence: Start from the Hammatt St. parking lot in Ipswich Town Farm Rd. out and back, up Town Hill at Highland Cemetery Pineswamp Rd.…

NSC Wednesday evening ride from Ipswich

NSC Ipswich Wednesday ride

Start: YMCA, 110 County Rd. (Rt. 133 east and 1A south ), Ipswich Massachusetts. map to start and driving directions Directions: Take Rt. 133/1A heading east from Ipswich. Before the highways split, the YMCA will be set back on the left.  The driveway is between the two sets of new apartment buildings. What to expect:…