Over touristed: Cape Cod. Underappreciated: Cape Ann

May 17, 2019 / Awards & Praise, Good to Know, Things to Do & See


With permission to post by Alexandra Pecci | Featured in The Washington Post, May 9, 2019
For sandy beaches, historic art colonies and postcard-worthy landscapes without the mind-numbing traffic, try Massachusetts’s “other cape,” Cape Ann, where it’s relatively easy to find budget-friendly summer lodging.
 
In Gloucester, known as America’s oldest seaport, a busy working waterfront exists alongside luxury oceanfront homes, the Rocky Neck Art Colony and the Cape Ann Museum, while pretty Rockport, perched at the granite tip of Cape Ann, is home to an art-infused downtown, Rockport Music’s magnificent, seaside Shalin Liu Performance Center and Motif No. 1, the celebrated red fishing shack known as the most painted building in the country. Read Alexandra’s full article here.