North of Boston/Merrimack Valley resorts offer vacations with lavish comforts

Snowy Scene - Briar Barn Inn - Rowley, MA
Briar Barn Inn

101 Main Street Rowley, MA, 01969 Phone: 978-653-5323

Inn with on-site spa, restaurant and close to activities beckons vacationers, those seeking getaway

In a country setting just north of Boston, Briar Barn Inn is a classic haven for guests seeking to explore the vibrant North Shore – or just looking for a relaxing getaway in a lovely historic town where streets are lined with colonial homes. Finely appointed rooms include gas fireplaces, soaking tubs, luxurious linens, plush robes and comfortable seating areas. Dine at the restaurant, Grove, which offers locally sourced fare from an award-winning chef, sip a cocktail by the fire pit in the serene courtyard or book a massage at the on-site spa. Explore the North Shore’s coastal trails, museums, arts venues, galleries and antiques shops. Get out your snowshoes in the winter or your kayak and paddle board in the summer.