What to do in Gloucester, MA

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Good Harbor Beach featuring a sunset, a sandy beach and general coastal views

Gloucester Attractions

It's little wonder so many travelers flock to Gloucester year after year. This captivating city is overflowing with tempting things to do. Whether you're into seeing the sights or having a go at more adventurous experiences, you'll never have a boring moment here.

If you're ready to hit the streets of Gloucester, join one of the top tours & day trips on offer, and let an experienced guide show you the most popular landmarks. Offering free cancellations and no added fees, our {69 fun activities in Gloucester fun activities in Gloucester} are also worth a look.

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What to do in Gloucester

Free Things to Do in Gloucester

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's easy to have a blast in Gloucester without handing over a cent.

Fishermen's Memorial Monument - Get to grips with some of the historical events of the area through this site.

Half Moon Beach - Practice skipping stones, watch the sun come up or just enjoy the views from the foreshore.

Stage Fort Park - No matter if you can tell your geraniums from gerberas, it's easy to find beauty in this gorgeous display.

Things to Do in Gloucester with Kids

Nothing tops hanging out with the family. Gloucester offers a superb range of family friendly experiences that the whole gang will love:


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What to do in Gloucester on a sunny day?
A Ultimate Cape Ann Self-Guided Driving Audio Tour in Gloucest is a fun way to explore the area and soak up some rays.
Are there cheap things to do in Gloucester?
What can you do in Gloucester for free?
Your escape to Gloucester needn’t break the bank with free things like these to discover:

  • Good Harbor Beach
  • Wingaersheek Beach
  • Stage Fort Park
  • Niles Beach

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