Gloucester is a city located in Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts. America’s oldest seaport, the City of Gloucester is known throughout the world as an authentic, working waterfront community, a place of spectacular natural beauty, and home to a diverse population of about 30,000 residents.
An important center for the fishing industry, Gloucester also is proud of its vibrant cultural life and rich art heritage as one of the premier art colonies in the United States. In addition, the city is a destination for thousands of visitors who visit the harbor and its beaches during the summertime.
“Gloucester is extremely proud of its fishing identity and maritime heritage. We are equally proud to be recognized as a community that promotes and supports arts, culture, and the important contributions that artists make to our growing creative economy. From the new Cultural Center at Rocky Neck to the renovation of the Cape Ann Museum, Gloucester has emphasized cultural revitalization as a centerpiece of the City’s past, present and future.” – Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken.
Nestled on the shores of Cape Ann community, Gloucester Seaport is loaded with tourism destinations that are worth a visit during your stay! Check them out now.