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Address: Essex, MA
Activities: Kayaking

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good for a slow cruise

A nice cruising area depending on tides you can travel through the Essex marshes and look for wildlife or sneek up to Farnhams for some fried clams, Just don't be in a rush

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2014
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A nice cruising area depending on tides you can travel through the Essex marshes and look for wildlife or sneek up to Farnhams for some fried clams, Just don't be in a rush

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Tipton, Missouri
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208 reviews 208 reviews
46 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The boats come in by the meandering river as it makes it's way from the harbor through the dense marsh-land, one by one, as if in a flotilla. Calm and serene it is as the river seems so peaceful as each boat seems reluctant for their day to end. A few restaurants with docks line the river and the towns... More 

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Lovely river that makes it's way through salt marshes to Ipswich Bay. Sleepy, lazy, and a great summer experience.

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