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Main Street--what can I say??

Mixed collection of old historic buildings and very modern businesses; some great shops... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mark S
Brussels, Belgium
Attractive area

We enjoyed walking around this town, including the Main Street. There are several interesting and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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“gift shops” (7 reviews)
“nice shops” (4 reviews)
“brass monkey” (3 reviews)
Main Street, Gloucester, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mixed collection of old historic buildings and very modern businesses; some great shops, restaurants, and good place to browse the stores and pass some time if you are in town.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around this town, including the Main Street. There are several interesting and historic buildings, some of which can be explored internally. The area is clean and felt quite safe.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing spectacular here, but it's clean, and well-kept and fun to just wander about in for the day. The usual variety of shops - gifts, souvenirs, tee shirts. Found a couple of nice antique shops. Very pleasant staff in all of the shops we stopped...More

Thank keukat
Reviewed 16 September 2017

My cousin lives here, so she took me and my friend on a tour. I loved the old houses and architecture of the buildings. We went into a lot of antique shops, gift shops, boutiques and book stores. I would like to go again.

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A quaint Main St. with many interesting shops and places to eat. Fun place to go to just to enjoy walking and seeing and looking at all the shops.

Thank LuckyMesaAZ
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Lots of little shops - be sure to check out the Brass Monkey - totally adorable and lots of fun little things to purchase so you can remember your visit!

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Find a parking space or one of the metered lots, and stroll. Fascinating collection of stores, services, restaurants, and some remarkable architecture, as well as a large number of galleries and artisan studios.

Thank MWitz
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Plenty to do in Gloucester, great little town. Docks are worth a visit also the Cathedral, pity they are doing work on it, but you can still go in and have a look.

1  Thank darrenelain
Reviewed 26 August 2017

LArge variety of restaurants, shops and store fronts.Pricey as anywhere on east coast.Found parking to be a problem as iit was crowded during the day.

Thank 565garryg
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Cute little town with some very pricey shops and some good food places. But it's not really anything to rush to get too. Kids would be bored. But Gloucester has a lot to offer and you should walk Main St; if you are in the...More

2  Thank Lisa T
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26 June 2017|
Response from Diana S | Reviewed this property |
Have not been in Rockport on July 4, but I can say it's important to read the signs. I parked near the harbor and got a $50 ticket. I should have walked around and read the signs that said "resident sticker" only. Good... More