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Rockport Breakwater
Scenic Walking Areas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Motif Number 1
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Main Street
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Gloucester Center
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Fishermen's Memorial Monument Gloucester
#1 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Visit the the Fishermen's memorial for a great view of the Gloucester Harbor, Ten Pound Island and seascape where the movies "A Perfect Storm" and "Manchester" were filmed.
Beautiful monument where you can enjoy great views after a nice walk around the maritime way, there are coffee shops and ice cream places around.
Bearskin Neck Rockport
#2 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
It's quaint little shops, beautiful ocean views, the classic Motif 1, and galleries lining the streets, all create a wonderful family friendly environment to visit.
Warm strudel on a chilly autumn day, sitting on the breakwater with a magnificent view of the harbour and all the little fishing boats and shacks - what a memory!
Motif Number 1 Rockport
#3 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
The best view is from T Wharf, where you can also admire the lobster boats, the Sandy Bay Yacht Club, and the recently-reconstructed breakwater.
Now I know why this is called the #1 Motif, Amazing scenery, views and feeling, very picturesque area, besides the obvious, if you are an artist, photographer or someone who just appreciates good art and views, th...
Hammond Castle Gloucester
#4 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
The view at the back of the castle is ideal as it is right on the ocean and it has beautiful gardens in the front that you can walk through with a few benches for sitting.
The ocean views from the castle windows are breathtaking and you can walk around on the grounds behind the castle as well.
Rockport Breakwater Rockport
#5 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
If you have any sense of adventure, you must follow this unique path to its end, and savor there the one-of-a-kind views of Rockport Harbor, Straitsmouth Island, and from the upper Cape Ann coastline north (on a c...
Sturdy shoes for the uneven blocks of granite, but a lovely view of the harbor and the Cape Ann coast.
Main Street Gloucester
#6 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
We were drawn toward 'The Perfect Storm' and 'Wicked Tuna' to see the sights connected with them.
Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial Gloucester
#7 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
This is a very moving memorial to the Wives and families of the many fishermen who sailed in and out of Gloucester....most highly recommended site to see....Jim
The gardens are gorgeous and well maintained, and the view is incredible.
Eastern Point Lighthouse Gloucester
#8 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
This is a long and winding road, full of beauty, harbor views, elegant and historic homes and when you finally reach the lighthouse at the very end of the street, get out and walk onto the huge granite breakwater...
Eastern Point Lighthouse is reachable by car and also view-able from one of the local lighthouse boat tours.
Gloucester Center Gloucester
#9 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Easy access to parking and just a lovely view of historic old homes, waterfront and landscaping....you might get lucky and watch the drawbridge too!
There were parks, statues, playgrounds, benches, picnic tables, wide sidewalks, walking trails, parking right on the side of the road, and gorgeous views of the water.
Rocky Neck Art Colony Gloucester
#10 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Wonderful way to spend the day visiting art galleries and local cooperatives, restaurants, a cultural center, a marine railway and surrounded by water views.
It is still a terrific destination for scenic dining with a harbor view.
The Paper House Rockport
#11 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Everything about this two-room landmark is unique.
Cogswell's Grant Essex
#12 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
This place is a landmark for folks who are interested in Early American art and antiques!
Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island Rockport
#13 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Climb all the steps up either lighthouse for a spectacular view of the Atlantic and the Cape Ann coast.
Beautiful island and awesome experience climbing the lighthouse to catch the break taking view.
Old First Parish Burying Ground Rockport
#14 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
The first time we visited this site, it look as though snow would begin at any minute.
Extremely old, interesting headstones, beautiful view overlooking the water.
Ten Pound Lighthouse Gloucester
#15 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
These views defy the 21st century.
Cultural Center at Rocky Neck Gloucester
#16 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Several savory restaurants within the art colony on the waterfront and lots of interesting shops to view or take the water taxi over and ride on it all day for one fee ($12 ?)
Sargent House Museum Gloucester
#17 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Rogers Street Gloucester
#18 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Annisquam Village Church Gloucester
#19 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
The Annisquam Village Church is a sacred site for the Hindu devotees of Swami Vivekananda.
Agassiz Rock Manchester-by-the-Sea
#20 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Central Street Gallery Manchester-by-the-Sea
#21 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Old Burying Ground Essex
#22 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann
Straightsmouth Lighthouse Rockport
#23 of 23 Sights & Landmarks in Cape Ann