Relax and enjoy. Family vacation, romantic getaway, ocean adventure, fresh seafood — you can experience all this and more on Cape Ann — America’s original working seaport and first art colony.
In a single day, without leaving Cape Ann, you can:
Just imagine what you could do in a week: lighthouses, antiques, art galleries, live music, festivals & special events every week — all year long. Watch our videos, explore this website and see for yourself.
Representing the communities of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea, the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce officially invites you to visit and linger along this beautiful stretch of Massachusetts coastline, the central portion of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. We are easy to reach, just 30 miles north of Boston, MA on Route 128.
Welcome to Cape Ann!