Window shop for paintings and eat ice cream while strolling Bearskin Neck in Rockport.

(don't go home without finding a print of the famous local artist Jankowski)

Visit a working artist colony on Rocky Neck (Gloucester)

Whalewatch by taking a tour out of Gloucester Harbor.

Charter the crewed, 49-foot Hinckley ketch, Windfall, for a day, an overnight, or a week.

Have your picture taken next to the Gloucester fisherman statue (the original Gortons?) in Gloucester Harbor

Visit the Hammond Castle museum in Magnolia

Perfect your tan on Singing Beach in Manchester by the Sea

Have fried clams at Woodman's in Essex

Shop for antiques (and just plain old junk) in Essex

Enjoy a play at the Gloucester Stage company

Eat a lobster roll at the Annisquam Diner in Annisquam

Enjoy Good Harbor and Wingaersheek Beaches

Have a luxurious italian meal at Circolo in Manchester by the Sea

Paint your own version of Motif 1 in Rockport

Have a picnic or a touch football game at Stage Fort park in Gloucester

Eat breakfast at Two Sisters

Try Deep Sea Fishing on Tuna Hunter Charters