WELCOME TO GREATER CAPE ANN
Within the pages of this website, you’ll find a wealth of information highlighting the five communities that define this historic coastal region: Essex, Gloucester, Ipswich, Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Rockport. While they share a coastline, each offers its own unique and remarkable capacity to make memories whether you’re visiting for the first time, have recently relocated or have lived a lifetime here. You’ll discover that Greater Cape Ann is far more than an ideal summer destination. You’ll learn that all its seasons promise exceptional arts and culture, delectable cuisine and incomparable hospitality. And, of course, the incredible salt air. If you’ve journeyed here to rest or write or paint or explore—Greater Cape Ann will intrigue, inspire and rejuvenate.