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2016 Cape Ann Guide

2012 Cape Ann Guide – Experience Cape Ann…serving Essex, Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport. Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce.

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Experience Cape Ann 2016-2017 46 Accommodations Cape Ann offers an abundance of fantastic options for families, couples, singles and retirees seeking just the right place for their vacation stay any time of year. From old world elegance and wicker rocking chairs on a classic New England B&B porch, to upscale inns overlooking the broad Atlantic, Cape Ann has a full range of choice accommodations. Along the rocky coastline of Gloucester's back shore, there are several fne inns offering many amenities with sweeping views of the Atlantic, Good Harbor Beach and the twin lighthouses of Thacher Island. Several more beachside inns and motels, many open year-round, offer easy beach access to Long Beach and Good Harbor Beach. Both Gloucester and Rockport offer a wide selection of in- town B&Bs, elegant and historic seaside inns with sweeping vistas, modern inns and vacation rental properties – each unique and independently owned and operated. Visitors have a wide variety of types and sizes of accommodations from which to choose, from family run B&Bs in historic homes to fabulous Inns and several large hotels, many with a pool, wedding and conference facilities. While Cape Ann's accommodations are principally located in Rockport and Gloucester, the lovely village of Essex offers a couple of beautiful accommodation options with amazing vistas of the Great Marsh and its scenic Essex River. These are just a short walk from the town's delightful and delectable array of antique shops, boats and restaurants. And Manchester-by-the-Sea's historic Old Corner Inn is conveniently set on scenic coastal Route 127, at the southern gateway to Cape Ann. This beautiful seaside community is flled with great shopping and dining and is the home of renowned Singing Beach and the picturesque Manchester Harbor. Cape Ann's visitors are indeed fortunate to have such a diverse array of accommodations from which to choose throughout the year, whether one's stay is for just a night, a long weekend, a week or two or for an entire season. There truly is something for everyone here. We invite you to examine the many options described in detail in the following section and come stay with us on Cape Ann! Author: Laurie Fullerton ©Leslie D. Bartlett Come Experience a Whole New View of Boston's North Shore Opening Spring of 2016 | 978.282.0008 Conveniently located just an hour north of Boston in Historic Gloucester, Massachusetts our seaside boutique hotel features 94 classically designed guest rooms and suites, over 10,000 sq ft. of event space, an oceanfront restaurant and lounge and a magnifcent rooftop pool. With uncompromising service, a captivating oceanfront location and world-class amenities, Beauport Hotel Gloucester is the perfect destination for every occasion.

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