- Our list of the best things to do in Gloucester, Massachusetts, features the top 318 nearby activities — including 154 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gloucester, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Lincoln St & Highland Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 MoreLess Info
Featuring six miles of paved trails, the Assabet River Rail Trail is suitable for skateboarding, biking, jogging, or hiking. It passes through some downtown areas as well as some wilderness areas, and some spots are suitable for bird watching.
Jump In With Us is an inflatable playground for children. The playground features inflatable jump houses, inflatable slides, a rock wall, and an inflatable obstacle course. Jump In With Us is also available for private party hosting.
Situated next to baseball and football fields, Kelleher Field Playground has a play structure with two winding slides, climbing obstacles, poles, and more. The playground has a small trail with benches to sit on.
Spanning 80 acres, Silver Lake State Park has sandy beaches along the perimeter of Silver Lake. The lake can be used for swimming, boating and kayaking while the park provides picnic tables and a playground for children.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Zimmerman House is the only Frank Lloyd Wright house open to the public in New England. It also houses the art collection of its previous owners, Isadore J. and Lucille Zimmerman.
The lifeguard-protected Head of the Meadow Beach is best known for its reputation as an ocean graveyard. There have been over 1,000 shipwrecks off the coast of the beach, which is considered a historic site because of this reason.