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Gloucester HarborWalk

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Downtown Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester, MA
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We stopped at the visitor / chamber of commerce office and were recommended to complete the walking loop either short or long version. It’s well marked, and explained; and a really good thing to do on your own. Give it about 90 minutes and you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swiss70
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Came here for a short summer picnic and ended up staying for hours. Gloucester was settled in the early 17th century before even Salem or Boston. It quickly foundered, and then slowly but surely repopulated. By the 19th century, the fishing industry drew navies of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

The Gloucester HarborWalk consists of 42 (locally quarried!) granite posts situated throughout Gloucester's downtown area. Each post holds an attractive sign with both text and images, and each highlights one aspect of Gloucester's people, industry and culture. By following the numbered posts, one gets a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank marianc95
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Good view and nice to walk at the bayview. Great during sunset or sunrise. You could feel ghe breeze and smell of the sea. Nice place to spend your time. Historical in nature.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ariel_998476
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Great place in Gloucester to camp Beaches are great Downtown harbor had everything for a great summer vacation The history of Gloucester is so rich and fun

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank michaelpP5150HG
Reviewed March 2, 2017

I love bringing my dog here. She enjoys the exercise, I enjoy the view. During the winter, it will be pretty cold, but during the summer, it's absolutely perfect!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank patricekelly
Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

this was a fun walk. a lot of informative information about the oldest seaport in country. it's right on main st so there was a lot of traffic and traffic noise. many restaurants and bars around. well marked.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank NPT1975
Reviewed January 13, 2016

I would normally give this a ten just for the beauty of the ocean/ harbor. The sidewalk is sometimes uneven due to the weather,but, it needs to be walked at least once in your life due to the beauty and historical significance.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank nanagrace
Reviewed January 1, 2016

Being from Australia surrounded by 7 different oceans, it was nice to meander along the chilly waters of the Atlantic. Despite it being -3 degrees, the sun was shining brightly, reflecting off the water. If you love being near the ocean, walking in the sunshine...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank WannaFly22
Reviewed November 20, 2015

The boulevard is a nice walk along the coast with a pass by the fisherman's memorial and fishermen's wife memorial, plenty of scenery on the water and a breath of fresh air as well

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank bubbia1
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September 11, 2015|
Response from phantom26 | Reviewed this property |
you can do it liesurley in a couple of hours, unless of course you get tempted by the amazing cuisine,local brewery, or many little curio shops, bars and restaurants. or take advantage of the unique light cape ann offers for... More