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Can we talk for a moment? We know you’re busy, but we want to chat for a minute about Online Travel Agencies (OTAs). OTAs such as HomeAway, VRBO, AirBnB, TripAdvisor, and FlipKey are popular websites for booking vacation rentals. Booking your vacation rental stay via an OTA, however, means that you’ll be charged a steep […]

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Make Lasting Memories With a Family Vacation (at the Beach)

Close your eyes and think of a vacation that you took with your family as a child. Do you remember where you went? How long it took to get there? The excitement that you felt when you finally arrived? Travel industry research from Harris Interactive and Project: Time Off found that the majority of adults […]

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Cape Ann Vacation Rentals: Booking is Open for Your Summer Vacation in 2019

Achieve your summer vacation goals by planning now for 2019. If you haven’t yet considered your summer plans for next year, be aware that other people have already started booking their vacations. The Atlantic Vacation Homes reservations team is responding to a steady stream of 2019 vacation rental requests and reservations are filling in. Booking well in advance is […]

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10 Fun Rainy Day Activities on Cape Ann

You can’t control Mother Nature and so even the most temperate months of the year will still yield an occasional rainy day. If the darkened skies have impacted your beach plans, you might be asking “So what is there to do when it’s raining on Cape Ann?” You don’t need to let the rain wash […]

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Explore Cape Ann via the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway

The Essex Coastal Scenic Byway winds its way along the coast through fourteen North Shore communities in Essex County, Massachusetts. Situated within the Essex National Heritage Area and covering 90 miles from Lynn, MA to Salisbury, MA, the Byway passes many notable historical sites, cultural districts, recreation areas, and spectacular coastal scenery. The map below highlights […]

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The Top 6 Things Our Guests Love About An Atlantic Vacation Homes Vacation

Every year, Atlantic Vacation Homes has the wonderful experience of getting to know our first-time guests and welcoming back our returning guests. Part of the joy of the travel season is getting to experience the wonders of Cape Ann through their eyes. Sharing our love for the area is part of what makes our job special! To that […]

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Don't Miss the Gloucester Schooner Festival In September

The Gloucester Schooner Festival is THE maritime event of the year in Gloucester! This 3-day festival over Labor Day Weekend brings sailors, spectacular schooners, and enthusiastic spectators from all over the world. The Schooner Festival celebrates Gloucester’s maritime history and honored status as America’s Oldest Seaport. All eyes will be on Gloucester’s beautiful harbor, which […]

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Riverfront Vacations on Cape Ann

Rivers provide a perfect backdrop to summer and offer a wide range of outdoor activities. Boating, kayaking, swimming, fishing, or just dangling your feet off a dock and watching the tide are perks of river life. The tidal Annisquam and Essex rivers are part of the complex network of connecting waterways on Cape Ann. The […]

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Blog Takeover: Supercharge Your Vacation With a Yoga Class

Yoga has wonderful relaxation and health benefits, which are perfectly in line with the benefits of going on vacation.​ This week, we’ve invited Dave and Elizabeth DeAngelis from Cape Ann Power Yoga to take over our blog and discuss how yoga can supercharge your vacation. Have you practiced yoga before? Great! Are you brand new to […]

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Top 10 Things to do on Cape Ann This Summer

Here’s the scoop: The towns of Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester-by-the-Sea offer a wide variety of summer activities and entertainments. For our go-to list of the best things to do during your visit to Cape Ann, read on.  10. See the Lighthouses. You can drive or boat around Cape Ann to take in views of the Twin Lights […]

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