Welcome to the official blog of Beauport Hotel Gloucester!
Below you may browse from a collection of posts on the local area's culture, hidden gems, events, history and all things Gloucester. Enjoy!
Five Wintertime Activities in Cape Ann
Cape Ann is widely thought of as a summertime destination, but have you ever visited in the winter? The wintertime in Cape Ann is truly magical, and there are numerous activities to attend, whether you live in the area or are visiting. Here are five activities that will allow you to embrace the winter charm that Cape Ann has to offer during these colder months!
Nearby North Shore Activities To Enjoy While Staying on Cape Ann
One of the great things about visiting Cape Ann for a weekend, a week or longer, is that you have access to so many wonderful activities, attractions and events across the North Shore. From exploring the museums and the history of Salem, MA to bird watching and walking the beaches of Plum Island in Newburyport to exploring the grounds of Castle Hill on Crane Estate, there are so many different day trips to take within a short drive of Cape Ann.
Wedding Guest Attire for Every Dress Code
Have a wedding coming up soon for a friend, coworker or family member? You may be wondering what to wear as a guest and need some help deciphering the dress code or understanding what is the norm for weddings with different dress codes.
Continue reading as we explore what the wedding experts and bridal planners suggest, to help you decode the dress code.
Hidden Gems of Gloucester
Sometimes exploring communities during the height of the tourist season can leave you feeling rushed and unable to see the beauty that surrounds you. That’s why the winter months are so special on Cape Ann and in Gloucester in particular. With the majority of tourists out of the way, Gloucester is a perfect place to explore and find some truly hidden gems that will have you coming back for more.
4 Things To Do on Cape Ann This Winter
The communities of Cape Ann are well known for their beautiful beaches and extensive summer activities. But did you know that the off-season on Cape Ann is just as magical with a coating of snow and a nip in the air? Concerts, stunning scenery, and the holiday activities in each community are just a few of the fantastic things to do on Cape Ann this winter.
What’s Trending in Bridal Attire?
Your wedding day is a once-in-a-lifetime milestone with images that will be photographed and framed for a lifetime of viewing. That’s why it’s so important to choose your wedding attire carefully taking into account your venue, personalities, and what styles are trending currently.
Hidden Gems in Rockport, Massachusetts
If you’re an adventurer and love to explore the quaint and historic towns and cities across the region, make sure to put Rockport, Massachusetts on your list of places to visit as it is such a unique and welcoming town located on the tip of Cape Ann along the mighty Atlantic Ocean.
Around The World Dining on Cape Ann
If you’re a foodie and delight in tasting varied culinary cuisine from around the world, don’t worry about buying a plane ticket. Instead, head to Cape Ann, Massachusetts where you can find diverse culinary options from Portuguese and Italian to Thai, Asian, and Mexican. This doesn’t even cover the fresh seafood and American comfort food options that are top-notch and usually come with a spectacular view!
Explore the Essex Coastal Byway on Cape Ann
Being a true New Englander means being ready for the weather to change in an instant, dropping the letter ‘r’ when speaking, and loving all things related to the Sox, Celtics, Patriots, and Bruins. It also means exploring local neighborhoods, beaches, and scenic roads on a traditional Sunday drive.
Sunset Cruises and Tours of Cape Ann By Water
As the summer begins to wind down and the hustle and bustle of fall activities and school start up again, it's a good time to get in some much-needed, last-minute rest and relaxation. One of the best ways to do this is to enjoy a day or evening on the water as you say goodbye to summer, at least until next year.
5 Things to Do on Cape Ann in the Fall
Most visitors think of Cape Ann as a beach destination, but there are so many things to do beyond the beach, that visitors find themselves scheduling a time to come back for a vacation outside of the summer season. Autumn on Cape Ann is the perfect time to slow down and really appreciate all the events and activities that the area offers.