Soak up the sun and play in the waves at Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester MA, one of the best beaches in New England. Read information about the beach and find the best places to stay near Good Harbor.
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Stage Fort Park is one of the best parks on the North Shore, and will be a highlight of your family vacation.
Atlantic Vacation Homes guests can enjoy exclusive discounts aboard a 7 Seas Whale Watch, which is Gloucester's most recommended whale watch. Sightings are guaranteed!
Children will love playing in Gloucester’s recently renovated Ben Smith Playground overlooking scenic Cripple Cove.
Explore Beverly Commons, a 126-acre nature preserve, and make lasting family memories while reconnecting with nature.
Named for the castle-like private estate that overlooks its grounds, Marblehead’s Castle Rock is a 1.20-acre park known for its stunning views of the Atlantic.
Chebacco Lake is a 209-acre “great pond” located in Essex and Hamilton that is extremely popular for swimming, fishing, and boating alike.
Few places boast the loveliness and historical background of Dogtown Common, a 3,600-acre stretch of forested land in the heart of Gloucester. Walk or bike along the numerous family-friendly hiking trails and see for yourself why Dogtown Common is a wonderful spot for nature walks and family outings.
Once known as “Bailey’s Head,” Marblehead’s Fountain Park was the site of a fort during both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.