Cape Ann has something to offer for any type of visitor. With two of the first cultural districts in the state, downtown Rockport and Rocky Neck in Gloucester, Cape Ann can truly claim to be one of Massachusetts’ top destinations for arts and culture. Experience more than 40 miles of the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. From adventure to romance, Cape Ann has four charming towns with lots to offer.


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Essex has some of the most beautiful marshes to meander through. Peruse through over 35 antique and specialty shops – a shopaholic’s dream.


Gloucester “America’s Oldest Seaport” has one of the finest harbors in Massachusetts. Have an adventure on a fishing boat or go whale watching. See what it’s like to be a part of one of the busiest fishing ports on the east coast.


To really capture the small-town charm of a New England town, take a stroll through Manchester-by-the-Sea. Shop, dine, and explore the many captivating historic buildings.


Take in the beauty of the seaside village of Rockport. With stunning beaches, art galleries, museums, and delightful inns and B&Bs, there is no better place for a romantic weekend getaway.