The Best of Gloucester
No matter if it is your first trip or if you live here-- come with us to discover THE BEST OF GLOUCESTER! After a whale watch, before dinner, don't miss this opportunity to meet a local and get to know Glosta.
We will take you around the harbor, downtown and by a few beaches, sharing the Best things to do, the best places to visit as we drive past some of these great locations;
- Historic Harbor Loop
- Fitz Henry Lane Building
- St. Peter's Square
- Gloucester City Hall
- Historic Middle Street
- Stacey Boulevard and the Fishermen's Memorial Statue
- Stage Fort Park
- Rocky Neck
- Atlantic Ave/ Back Shore
- Good Harbor Beach
- The Sites of the Perfect Storm and Manchester-By-The-Sea
- Prospect Street and the homes painted by Edward Hopper
Gloucester is America's Oldest Seaport, is the home to America's longest living artists colony, and see the sites of some award winning movies -- The Perfect Storm with George Clooney, Manchester-By-The-Sea with Casey Affleck. Our tour guide will welcome you onto a climate controlled 14 passenger bus -- telling stories highlighted by historical homes, the fishing industry's oldest landmarks, memorable movie sets and many picturesque places.
It's the best way to get to know all that Gloucester and Cape Ann has to offer. Whether you are alone or with a group, a Gloucester native, or you are staying at a vacation home here on the New England coast, let us help you find your way around, and get a local insight for the BEST lobster roll, The BEST cannoli or the BEST place on the east coast to watch the sunset.
Please call us 978-381-0813, or reserve your spot online, and see why people return to this hidden gem north of Boston year after year!
What about the weather?
Our tours operate safely and comfortably in most weather conditions. We will have umbrellas in case it rains!
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
All ages welcome! Children and infants who can sit on their parent's lap are free.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Cape Ann Transportation has routes that drive by Western Ave, on the way to Magnolia. And you can walk 5 minutes from St. Peter's Square stop. There is Free parking there.
We do offer pick-up from the MBTA stations and some area hotels and B&Bs; email FRIENDS@PLUGINTOURS.COM to make these requests.
What can I bring into the event?
Your sense of humor and a camera. You may bring snacks and beverages to make your time even more enjoyable.
Are Pets Welcome?
Dogs are welcome, with prior approval, as we would limit it to one dog per trip.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email is the best way -- firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call Kimberly 978-381-0813.
What are my options to join the tour from Boston or Salem, MA?
We can pick you up in Salem, MA 45 minutes before the departure at the MBTA, for groups of more than 3 people, we can arrange to come to your hotel in Salem, Essex, Manchester-By-the-Sea or Ipswich for an additional fee. For no charge, and advance notice, we can pick you up at the Gloucester MBTA and return you there in time for your train back to Salem or Boston.