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Essex Shipbuilding Museum image
Essex, MA
(range: < 1 mile)
The Essex Shipbuilding Museum, founded in 1976, is dedicated to the preservation of the industry and continued construction of these fine wooden vessels where they still play an integral part in our culture. (This excerpt taken from the Essex Shipbuilding Museum website)
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Essex, MA
(range: 1 mile)
Cape Ann Golf course features beautiful sweeping views of Essex conservation land - from the tidal marsh across Stavros Reservation and backside of Crane Beach to the ocean and beyond. Since 1931, thousands of rounds have been played here by golfers of all ages, in a fun, competitive, friendly, family-oriented community. (This excerpt taken from the Cape Ann Golf Course website)
Crane Beach image
Ipswich, MA
(range: 3 miles)
Crane Beach belongs to the Trustees of Reservations and is part of the historic Crane Estate. The property includes Crane Castle, miles of shoreline, and over 5 miles of marked trails through the dunes at Castle Neck and Steep Hill Beach, open year-round. (This excerpt taken from the Crane Beach website)
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Gloucester, MA
(range: 5 miles)
For over 60 years Yankee Fleet has been running fishing excursions to Stellwagen Bank, Jeffreys Ledge, and Tillies Bank where you will have the best opportunity to catch fish and have fun doing it. Our fleet vessels have been specially designed to provide the best platform for fishing. As the originators of Gloucester based deep-sea party boat fishing, our Captains have the most knowledge of the best fishing spots in the gulf of Maine. We can say this simply because we have the most experience. (This excerpt taken from the Yankee Fleet website)
Hammond Castle Museum on the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts was constructed in 1926 by inventor John Hays Hammond, Jr. as his residence. In the style of a medieval castle, it was built to house his private collection of artifacts from ancient Rome through the Renaissance. Visitors can explore the many rooms of the castle, as well as enjoy the beauty of the castle grounds and view of the Atlantic shore line. (This excerpt taken from the Hammond Castle Museum website)
Wenham Museum image
Wenham, MA
(range: 5 miles)
Wenham Museum celebrates childhood, interprets history, and explores culture for the enrichment of all generations in the greater North Shore community and beyond. The Museum engages multigenerational members and visitors in examining the promise of the American experiment and provides thought-provoking learning experiences that connect the past, present, and future, in a welcoming and inclusive environment. (This excerpt taken from the Wenham Museum website)
Wenham Country Club image
Wenham, MA
(range: 5 miles)
Wenham Country Club is an 18-hole, semi-private course. At Wenham C.C., we’ve been providing the North Shore with a beautiful, friendly place to golf for over 100 years. Whether you’re a respected member or a curious newcomer, we look forward to seeing you out on the course this season! (This excerpt taken from the Wenham Country Club website)
Since 1983, we have had the privilege of introducing thousands of passengers to the many species of whales and marine wildlife that visit and inhabit the waters just a few miles from our dock in historic Gloucester Massachusetts. (approx. 50 min drive North from downtown Boston) (This excerpt taken from the 7 Seas Whale Watch website)
Cape Ann Museum image
Gloucester, MA
(range: 6 miles)
The Cape Ann Museum tells multiple stories, all relating to a single remarkable place. From its earliest days as a fishing and shipping port to its mid-19th century role in the granite industry, to its singular charms of light and sea that have attracted countless artists from the 19th century to the present, Cape Ann boasts a rich and varied culture of nationally significant historical, industrial, and artistic achievement. (This excerpt taken from the Cape Ann Museum website)
Cape Ann Whale Watch in Gloucester, Massachusetts provides guaranteed whale sightings for every whale watching tour out to Stellwagen Bank, a national marine preserve about 12 miles off the coast of Gloucester deemed one of the "Top 5 Whale Watching Destinations in the World" by the World Wildlife Fund due to the wide variety of whale species whom migrate to the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts every year to feed on the abundant natural resources.  (This excerpt taken from the Cape Ann Whale Watch website)
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