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Best Breweries on the North Shore

If you are a beer connoisseur and happen to be visiting the North Shore of Massachusetts, then you are in for a treat! We have some amazing breweries all along the coast that promise a great meal, picturesque vistas and, of course, the perfect brew. Make a day of it and explore the many breweries the North Shore has to...

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The Paper House

Rockport has many unique vistas, beaches, restaurants, and places to visit. Top among the local attractions not to be missed is the Paper House. Yes, seriously, an entire house – furniture and all – made from newspaper!  The Paper House is located along the rocky coast of Cape Ann. Like most great finds, the house is a little bit off...

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Ice Cream Crawl Across the North Shore

Did you know that New England consumes more ice cream than anywhere else in the U.S.? Maybe it’s because we have long, cold winters and deserve a treat for surviving the nor’easters that come our way. Or maybe it’s because we have some of the best ice cream in the world right in our own backyard! Maybe it’s a combo...

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Best Beaches on Cape Ann

“Nothing soothes the soul like a walk on the beach.” Author Unknown Whether your soul needs healing, rejuvenation, or just some time away from the stress of work, nothing can beat the beaches found on the North Shore of Massachusetts on, what is known as, the “other Cape,” Cape Ann. Rockport, Gloucester, and Manchester-By-The-Sea are the three towns that comprise...

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A Little History of Motif #1

If you have ever been to the quintessential New England seaside village of Rockport, Massachusetts, then chances are you have seen the famous Motif #1 in person. The little red fishing shack at the end of Bearskin Neck in downtown Rockport has been captivating artists, locals, and tourists alike since it was built in the mid-1840s. Found at the end...

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