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Bed and breakfast inns offer quiet intimacy in North of Boston/Merrimack Valley lodging

Bed and breakfasts in the North of Boston region of Massachusetts are intimate, home-like establishments, often located in older or historic houses in this history-rich area of Gloucester, Salem, and Rockport. As the B&B name promises, Massachusetts bed breakfasts serve wonderful breakfasts, often with traditional foods (think baked beans, cranberry bread, and maple syrup). B&B luxuries in MA include pleasant sitting rooms, lush gardens, and hosts who can help visitors find all the local historic attractions and places to dine and shop. North of Boston region, including picturesque Cape Ann, is a place to go whale watching in Gloucester, visit museums of witchcraft in Salem, learn about New England’s seafaring past at the Peabody Essex Museum, enjoy art and beautiful harbor vistas in Marblehead and Rockport, see the history of the Industrial Revolution in Lowell, and dine on lobster and seafood at every stop.

17 Pleasant Street Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-3915 Toll-Free: 800-541-3915

Convenient, comfortable and quiet.

This grand 1893 Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn rests comfortably on an elevated site overlooking Rockport; the quintessential New England seacoast village. Each of the Inn’s eight rooms is furnished to provide maximum comfort and each room has its own special character and decorative touches. Each guest room has its own private bathroom with shower and air conditioning. Free wireless internet exists throughout the inn. Shopping in the village and on Bearskin Neck, dining, entertainment and the beach are all within walking distance. The Inn also offers a Victorian carriage house for guests requiring multiple bedrooms and all the amenities of home.

17 High Street Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-7260 Toll-Free: 800-789-7260

A Cape Ann Favorite Lodging

This award-winning B&B is housed in a 1790’s colonial home on the tip of "Massachusetts’ Other Cape." A favorite throughout Cape Ann for its unparalleled hospitality and service, it features classic and studio rooms, family and honeymoon suites and an efficiency apartment, comfortably furnished and decorated with antiques and/or reproductions, quilts, and original paintings by local artists. Every non smoking accommodation offers a private bathroom, A/C, Cable TV and Wi-Fi, while some rooms also have outside entrances and/or decks. The home-baked breakfast buffet is a celebrated, decade’s long tradition offered each morning with everything made from scratch. Close to town, you can walk to fine seafood restaurants, art galleries, museums and historical sites, shops. The harbor, stunning ocean views and Rockport’s beaches are minutes away.

Several Locations Rockport, MA, 01966 Phone: 978-546-7260

Savor a classic seaside New England experience.

Settle in at one of the charming and affordable Inns of Rockport on scenic Cape Ann. Choose from Victorian inns, owner-operated motels, bed & breakfasts, or modest guesthouses. There are rooms with ocean views and AC, inns with pools, cable TV and Wi-Fi. Stay within easy walking distance or a short drive to the rocky coast and its small sandy beaches. Along Main Street, are classic New England homes, art galleries and one-of-a-kind shops to explore and lots of fresh seafood to savor. Rockport’s picturesque harbor includes the little red lobster shack known in American art as Motif #1. There’s always bicycling and hiking, whale-watching and schooner excursions, sea-kayaking, scuba-diving and fishing. Let this scenic village with its classic New England lodgings become one of your favorite seaside destinations.