Enjoy the wonders of Cape Ann - home of Rockport, Gloucester, Magnolia, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea
Click below for our NEARBY HAVIGATOR - customized for our inn, this is a map and guide to the area with maps and directions to all attractions.
Rockport Harbor from the Headlands… fog lifting off a summer morning.
The attractions of Salem, Boston, New Hampshire, Maine and other areas are all reachable from here.
BOSTON - "The Hub" of New England. . . a cultural icon • Museum of Fine Arts • The New England Aquarium • Science Museum • Bunker Hill • USS Constitution • Faneuil Hall
Marketplace • the finest shopping addresses on Newbury Street • The Red Sox
• Freedom Trail • JFK Library • Boston Common and Swan Boats
• The Boston Waterfront and Harbor Cruises • Children's Museum and so much more. Less than an hour from the Inn
IPSWICH - Castle Hill ~ An architectural treasure of the "Gilded Era" • Cranes Beach ~ an environmental wonder • Castle Hill Performing Arts Festival.
Babson Quarry at Halibut Point State Park, Rockport… a lazy July afternoon.
BEVERLY - North Shore Music Theater
TOPSFIELD FAIRGROUNDS Home to America's oldest, continuous country fair in October • Diverse summertime events featuring antique shows
SALEM - "The Witch City" • Pickering Wharf • Salem Willows • Classic residential period architecture • Winter Island • Peabody Essex Museum • Salem Witch Museum • Salem Wax Museum • House of Seven Gables
Main Street , Rockport showing l. to .r. Former Granite Shore Hotel, First Congregational Church, Carnegie Library Building and Unitarian Church
MARBLEHEAD - "The Yachting Capital of the World"
Quaint "Old Town" • Unique, quality shops & antiques • The original "Spirit of '76"
• Marblehead Arts Festival • Marblehead Little Theater
NEWBURYPORT - America's first Coast Guard Station • Plum Island • Parker River wildlife refuge • Picturesque harborfront boardwalk • quality gift and clothing shops • Maudsley State Park • Custom House Museum • The Firehouse • Newburyport Art Association.
LEXINGTON & CONCORD
"The cradle of American history" Minuteman National Park • historic homes
Your route to New Hampshire's magnificent White Mountains, home to Mt. Washington.
Home to the restoration treasure ~ Strawberry Banke, settlement of historic sea captains' homes from 1630 • Fine dining and quality shopping • harbor and river cruises
KITTERY & FREEPORT, ME
Known for designer and famous maker outlet stores, including L. L. Bean, Anne Klein, Ralph Lauren, Liz Claiborne, Crate & Barrel, and so much more.
Photos on this page by Leslie Bartlett, www.followthegleam.com