Atlantic Vacation Homes Blog

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 on Cape Ann when you visit, read on.  10. See the Lighthouses. You can drive or boat around Cape Ann to take in views of the Twin […]

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Atlantic Vacation Homes Shares Their Ultimate Vacation Hack

Looking for some vacation-hack inspiration? Jonathan and Jordan, Guest Experience Specialists at Atlantic Vacation Homes, want to share their number one travel hack with you. As vacation experts and our resident Millennials, they are taking over the blog this month in order to help you live large this summer and vacation like a boss. Watch the video to […]

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Take An Art Tour of Cape Ann: Art Colonies, Art Galleries and the Joy of Plein Air

The rugged coastal landscape of Cape Ann has always held a strong magnetic attraction for artists. The challenge of capturing with paint and brush the magical light, the crashing of waves on rocks, majestic boats under sail, or the workday lives of fishing folk is too compelling for some to resist. Cape Ann has a long […]

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Plan Your Vacation Around Summer Festivals & Events on Boston's North Shore

If you are thinking about a vacation to Boston’s North Shore, consider planning your visit to coincide with one of the many local summer festivals. These widely celebrated North Shore events provide things to do for all ages as well as give a peek into local culture, art, music and more. North Shore Events in […]

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Winter Bird Watching on Cape Ann is an Off-Season Delight

Did you know that Cape Ann is a bird watching paradise, especially in the off-season? Even the middle of winter is a wonderful time to catch sight of the wide variety of migrating waterfowl and coastline birds that visit our rugged shores each year. What Birds You Might See In addition to a variety of gulls, […]

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Avoid “Rent by Owner” Burnout and Achieve Your Vacation Rental Goals

The dream of owning a vacation rental is being able to sit back and just watch the money roll in, with little effort. The reality is that managing and maintaining a rental home is quite a bit of work! Online marketplaces such as Airbnb, HomeAway, VRBO and FlipKey have made it easier in the last decade for […]

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25 FREE Things to Do On and Around Cape Ann This Summer

As you explore the North Shore this summer, don’t forget that there are many wonderful things to do in Cape Ann that do not require you to spend any money at all. You can enjoy a money-free day or weekend and still take part in everything that makes Cape Ann and the rest of the […]

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