Explore Gloucester: 9 Best Things to Do

May 09, 2019 / Good to Know, History, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See


Excerpt from Trip Savvy | 9 Best Things To Do in Gloucester, MA written by Kim Knox Beckius | Updated 3/9/19

Gloucester (pronounced Glaw-ster), Massachusetts—a city on Cape Ann about 40 miles north of Boston—is the oldest fishing port in America. Fiercely proud of its nearly 400-year history and its continued major role in the fishing industry—not to mention its on-screen notoriety from the reality TV series Wicked Tuna and Hollywood blockbuster The Perfect Storm—Gloucester is more authentic than touristy. And that makes it a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a true taste of New England.

Whether you get to Gloucester, MA, by car, bus, train or cruise ship, here are nine of the best things to do in this coastal city. Read the full article here.