b"2021 GHCC Travel Resource Guide-Final.qxp_Layout 16/17/2110:23 AMPage 43The Greater Haverhill region isBoxford, MAconveniently located within drivingThe small town of Boxford is at the distance of Boston and Manchester,southernmost point of the Greater NH. Surrounding towns offer easyHaverhill area, where agricultural roots access to major routes like I- 495, are sustained. A small town also I-93, and I-95. Whether you are lookingboasts a state forest that carries its for a place for your family or yourname. business to call home, the Greater Haverhill region can offer everythingGeorgetown, MAyou need. Predating all the towns near theHaverhill area is Georgetown, it isThese are the towns close to thehome to many antique shops and a Massachusetts' and New Hampshire'sthriving town center. Lufkin's Brook borders, making them an excellentConservation Land has 200-acresplace for commuters to call home. Inforest and wetlands interlaced with addition, it is suitable for businessesmarked trails.looking to take advantage of the business and technology climate in theGroveland, MABoston area without having to pay theThis small town sits on the Merrimack high prices or contend with space andRiver at the northwestern boundary. parking concerns. You can easily takeIts quaint town center is an excellent the train to and from Boston either onspot to grab a bite to eat or relax on the MBTA Commuter Rails Haverhillthe common. line or on Amtrak's Downeaster that goes all the way to Maine! Merrimac, MA This town is named for the river that For travelers, historic Essex County,surrounds its southern boundary. Mer-Massachusetts shares many historicalrimac is nine square miles and primarily events and activities with Rockinghamresidential.County. The rich history of these towns goes back to colonial times.West Newbury, MA There are plenty of historical places toDespite its easy access to major travel visit, treasures to be experienced, androutes, West Newbury has New Eng-scenery along the Merrimack River andland charm and farms. The mill Pond the coastline of Essex County. Area is excellent for hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing.Our neighbors have a quintessential New England feeling extends toPhotos top to bottom & Left to right: Haverhill's friends to the north. The Haverhill Dog StatueGHCC; Stile Pong, Boxford towns and cities who are in NewNBCVB; Brocklebank-Nelson Beecher House,GeorgetownCreative Common; Groveland Historic Hampshire and part of our memberSocietyRichard B. Johnson; Downtown Merrimac region include: Atkinson, Danville, John Phelan/Creative Common; House in WestNewburyJulie Cook/NBCVB; Town Hall in Plaistow, East Kingston, Hampstead, Newton, NHCreative Common Kingston Plaistow, and Sandown.HaverhillChamber.com | Neighboring Towns & Cities43"