Gloucester is the oldest seaport in the United States and it has also become a summer vacation destination for family fun. As part of the Massachusetts’ North Shore, this city boasts lots of stunning beaches and a picturesque harbor, with lots of opportunity for boating, swimming, and fishing. The Main Street in Gloucester is home to boutiques and local stores, as well as restaurants to enjoy in the evening. In particular, waterfront dining is popular, with beautiful views of the harbor with a fine dining experience. Local and fresh seafood is always top of the menu in Gloucester.
Gloucester is home to some fantastic beaches to explore. This includes Wingaersheek Beach, which is a popular place to paddle and go beachcombing. The water is clean and the sand is pristine. Good Harbor Beach is another favorite spot for locals and visitors alike, with beautiful white sand and blue sea. This is where to go when the sun is shining. For stunning harbor views, head to Stage Fort Park and Beach. To view a historic home in Gloucester, head to the Sleeper-McCann House. This is a stunning mansion and visitors can tour the rooms of this designer. The Cape Ann Museum is also a place to learn about the area’s past and the roles of fishing and shipping in town.
The summer is the most popular time to vacation in Gloucester.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Gloucester. The warmest months in Gloucester are July and August, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Gloucester is April with 7.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.96 inches of rain.
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