A Hassle-Free Way to Plan Your Perfect Trip to Gloucester

Planning the perfect day in Gloucester, MA just got much easier! Discover Gloucester is excited to unveil the digital Gloucester Plan Your Visit Tool: an interactive way to map out everything you don’t want to miss in the Gloucester area. Designed with partners at Visit Widget, this tool provides a new way to explore what Gloucester has to offer, including hotels, restaurants, activities, boating, shopping, and more. 

“The ‘Plan Your Visit’ tool makes it easy for visitors to plan ahead, before arriving in Gloucester, but it’s also easy to use on-the-fly when they are here in town. From discovering attractions to finding a great restaurant for dinner, this addition to our website will make planning your time here easy and fun,” says Discover Gloucester Board Chair Michelle Williams of Atlantic Vacation Homes. 

Discover Gloucester has created 12 themed experiences with videos to serve as inspiration for your trip. View it all at once or search by categories like Beaches/ Lighthouses, Hotels/Motels, and Ice Creams/Sweets. No need to waste another sheet of paper – planning is now digital. With this trip planner, the Discover Gloucester team can help you get organized and maximize your time. Visit to get started! 

“This tool provides one easy place to construct a trip itinerary that captures your unique vision for your visit. Browse a detailed list of options, and pick your favorites, plotted out on a map that you can access from your mobile device, and seamlessly share with friends and co-travelers,” says Discover Gloucester Executive Director Tess McColgan. 

See an event you don’t want to miss? Click “Join” and the event will be added to your plan. That restaurant everyone keeps telling you about? Click “Add to Plan” and you won’t forget to try it. Want to invite some friends? Share your plan with them directly or via social media, email or SMS. Enjoy the experience of charting your visit to gorgeous Gloucester, MA.

This project was made possible by a grant from Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism and My Local MA.