Celebrate 4th of July Weekend in Gloucester

July 01, 2020 / Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures

Gloucester continues to follow public health guidelines including wearing a mask, frequent hand washing, and physical distancing. And we expect you’ll do the same while visiting us. We’ve made the necessary modifications to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. We invite you to Discover Gloucester, Cape Ann over Independence Day weekend! Main Street Open July… Read more »

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Virtual Windows to Gloucester: Webcams with “real-time” views around town

June 25, 2020 / History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Exploring Gloucester, Massachusetts by foot, car, boat, or other mode of transportation are great ways to enjoy our authentic seaside city. However, an alternative and fun way to explore this destination location is through the live stream of a webcam. It offers a variety of virtual experiences any time of the day from the comfort… Read more »

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10 Gloucester Destinations You Can Safely Visit This Summer

June 24, 2020 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Going places: Drive to historic seaside village of Gloucester, MA | Published June 22, 2020 | Travel Writer Karen Rubin Looking for destinations that you can drive to, but bring you to some level of paradise, escape, revitalization? Gloucester, Ma., fits the bill, especially in these times: It is a charming beach destination… Read more »

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The Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail

May 19, 2020 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

From Gloucester’s earliest days through today, numerous Gloucester citizens have served their country, across all branches of armed service. Throughout the city there are statues, plaques, historical markers, and memorials that commemorate and honor their military contributions. The A Piatt Andrew Bridge, Route 128, Gloucester World War I, In Memory of A. Piatt Andrew 1873-1936 Soldier, Scholar, Statesman…. Read more »

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Weird and Wonderful Massachusetts, Find it in Gloucester

March 05, 2020 / Good to Know, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With Permission to Post by The Boston Globe | Written by Diane Bair and Pamela Wright | Dogtown Photo by Elizabeth Carey | March 5, 2020 Massachusetts has some truly “weird and wonderful” treasures throughout the state. Gloucester’s Dogtown and the Babson Word Rocks are two of them featured in a recent article Boston Globe article,… Read more »

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Gloucester getaway: Escape to sea life in Massachusetts

February 06, 2020 / Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Gloucester getaway: Escape to sea life in Massachusetts | Story written by Charlene Peters | Published February 6, 2020 | Photo: Good Harbor Beach by Anne-Marie Anderson / DiscoverGloucester Travel writer, Charlene Peters wrote about her recent off-season getaway to Gloucester, Massachusetts. The lulling sound of gentle rolling waves hitting the shoreline. The scent… Read more »

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