Things to see and do - Gloucester
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The oldest seaport in the nation, Gloucester is one of the world's leading fishing ports. The fishermen who live and work here bringing in cod, halibut and mackerel, remain devoted to their traditions, especially to the annual Belssing of the Fleet (last weekend in June). As befits a fishing town, the nfluence of things nautical is everwhere, from the Cape Anne Historical Museum to several buildings and churches.
Tourist attractions Gloucester : Things to see and do
27 Pleasant St
Three levels of sunlit galleries trace the history of the maritime industries here, and highlight works of 19C and 20C artists such as Winslow Homer and Fitz Hugh Lane, who were drawn to Cape Ann's light and landscape.
75 Eastern Point Blvd
Overlooking Gloucester Harbor and the distant Boston skyline, this 40-room summer residence of architect-decorator Henry Davis Sleeper (1878-1934) contains an imaginative mix of period styles and décors. Sleeper wished to create a different mood and ..
11 Pirate's Lane
The North Shore Arts Association is located among East Main Street's restaurants and art galleries. The association features the work of local artists. Nearby, jutting out into the water, Rocky Neck has harbored an artists' colony since the 19C.
75 Essex Avenue USA - Gloucester MA 01930
Located on Cape Ann, this Gloucester hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and views of the water. There is an on-site marina that offers charters for fishing and whale-watching. Overlooking the Annisquam River, the indoor swimming pool facility at the..
141 Essex Avenue - B USA - Gloucester MA 01930
Located less than 1.6 km from Stage Fort Park and the harbour, this restored 1900 Victorian Property in Gloucester features an on-site restaurant and full bar. Free Wi-Fi is available in certain areas of the property. Each individually-decorated roo..