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Essex River

Address: Essex, MA
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Ranked #5 of 8 Attractions in Essex
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Kayaking

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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185 reviews 185 reviews
43 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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