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Halibut Point State Park image
Rockport, MA
(range: < 1 mile)
On a clear day, visitors to Halibut Point State Park will be able to see Mount Agamenticus, located 81 miles away in Maine, and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. You can explore the parks trails and tide pools, picnic on the rocky ledges, and learn about the history of Cape Ann's granite industry. (This excerpt taken from the Halibut Point State Park website)
Since 1983, we have had the absolute 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 MA. (This excerpt taken from the 7 Seas Whale Watch website)
Cape Ann Museum image
Gloucester, MA
(range: 3 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)
Maritime Gloucester is a working waterfront, maritime museum, sea pocket aquarium all rolled into one exciting destination! Whether you are a visitor or a local, we have so much for you to do and see! (This excerpt taken from the Maritime Gloucester website)
The Gloucester Stage Company‚Äôs mission is to present professional productions of intellectually stimulating and socially relevant theater, provide a nurturing work environment in an inspirational setting for artists of exceptional talent, enrich the greater theater landscape by introducing audiences to new work, and contribute to the cultural and educational development of Cape Ann. (This excerpt taken from the Gloucester Stage Company website)
The most delicious way to discover Cape Ann. Our food-focused tours will leave you with a full belly and a true understanding of what makes this charming area of New England so unique. (This excerpt taken from the Cape Ann Foodie Tours website)
Yankee Fleet image
Gloucester, MA
(range: 4 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 is a unique treasure on the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts. It was constructed between the years 1926 to 1929, by inventor John Hays Hammond, Jr. to serve as his residence. Its architectural style is that of a medieval castle, and was custom built to encompass his private collection of artifacts spanning from ancient Rome through the Renaissance. (This excerpt taken from the Hammond Castle Museum website)
Cape Ann Golf Course image
Essex, MA
(range: 8 miles)
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)
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