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Recent Plum Island reviews

  • A wonderful two weeks on Plum Island

    "We just finished staying two weeks at this lovely home. The home was in pristine condition and the owner seemed to think of everything in this well appointed home with ample sleeping and three full bathrooms. The kitchen was very well appointed with excellent appliances and, as a result, we cooked many of our meals. This was ideal for our multigenerational family. The two living areas, one upstairs and the other down allowed different activities to meet the various needs. The proximity of the beach and restaurants along with a Newburyport so close by, was a great benefit. Our family hopes to return."
    Guest: A place for all seasons Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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  • Great beach house!

    "My family greatly enjoyed the week we spent at this house. We vacation on Plum Island almost every year and this was one of the best houses we have rented. It is in a great location, close to the beach and on a quiet street that was safe for the kids. The house had everything we needed and was very comfortable. We hope to come back again!"
    Guest: PI fan Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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  • Recommended for seriously unwinding!

    "My husband and I stayed here for a week in August, and couldn't have enjoyed it more. It was clean, decorated in a playful way, and quiet. We slept in every day later than usual because the cottage is on a cul de sac, and there's no traffic, the quiet was lovely. Bicycles are provided, but we brought our own and found that was a great way to get around. There's a great restaurant within walking/biking distance, the Plum Island Grille, we went to Bob's Lobsters for fresh oysters, and to Mad Martha's for breakfast. It's possible to bike into Newburyport for lunch or shopping as well. The roof deck is a great place to watch the sky at dusk and see the stars come out. The owners are wonderful "virtual" hosts, and provide plenty of information and options for your stay. We particularly loved biking to Sandy Point beach for the day. A charming cottage in every way, and was definitely, for us, a romantic getaway."
    Guest: justemptiednesters Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • Great Place!

    "This place was perfect for us this past weekend. We needed someplace to stay that was affordable and also allowed our mini aussie :) The house was very clean, was accurately displayed in the pictures on the listing and was the perfect amount of space for us. The owner was great to communicate with before we arrived as well- she sent us multiple ideas of places to check out which we did ( Newburyport, TenderCrop)and had a great time! Plum Island is beautiful in October and was the perfect getaway for us!"
    Guest: Jessica B. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 6, 2014
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Plum Island Travel Tips

Discover a New World in Plum Island Vacation Rentals

Located off the northeast coast of Massachusetts, Plum Island is the perfect vacation destination for anyone interested in walking the same land and seeing the same sights as our country's earliest explorers and settlers. Captain John Smith noted it on his map of New England, and it was officially named in 1649. And as any visitor to the island will see, the land was aptly named. Margaret Smith wrote in her journal in about 1678: "Leaving on our right hand Plum Island (so-called on account of the rare Plums which doe grow upon it), we struck into the open Sea . . ." Those plums still grow on the island, which means Plum Island vacation rentals sit among hundreds of plum bushes that just might be ripe for harvesting, depending on the time of year you visit. They're said to make fantastic jellies and jams.

Everyone Wants a Piece of Plum Island

The 11-mile island north of Cape Ann is divided among the towns of Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, and Ipswich. Most of the southern part of Plum Island is devoted to the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, a sanctuary for more than 300 species of resident and migratory birds as well as a wide array of mammals, insects, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The refuge offers a variety of educational and recreational activities, such as surf fishing, wildlife photography, nature tours, and hunting opportunities.

Plum Island Accommodations Are Diverse and Plentiful

While the southern part of Plum Island is home to an endless array of wildlife, the northern chunk of the island is largely residential. Plum Island beach homes come in all shapes and sizes, from tiny cottages to large oceanfront abodes. If you're looking for North Boston lodging, Plum Island is a place you're sure to find your dream getaway.

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