- The list below includes 262 free or cheap things to do in or near Gloucester, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Parks, Fishing and Hiking Trails.
- From Good Harbor Beach to Wingaersheek Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Gloucester and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Beverly, Lynn and Hampton.
Fishermen's Memorial Monument, also called Man at the Wheel Statue, is a historic bronze cenotaph sculpture which was established in 1925 in memory of the Gloucester fishermen who never retured from the sea.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Eastern Point Lighthouse offers beautiful ocean views. Although unable to tour the interior, there is lots to see including an historic bell. Access to a walking path is also available.
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15 Great Republic Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
Family-owned and operated, Ryan & Wood, Inc. Distilleries specialize in handcrafted distilled spirits including a variety of gin, rum, vodka and more. Guided tours of the premises including the process of fermentation, distillation and barreling, are available.
Hammond Castle was the home and laboratory of the famous inventor, John Hays Hammond, Jr. The castle features a Medieval style architecture and operates as a museum which houses a collection of medieval, Renaissance and Roman artifacts along with Hammond memorabilia.
Rocky Neck Art Colony is one the oldest inhabited art colonies in the country and has been lived in by many famous artists including Childe Hassam, Edward Hooper, Stuart Davis and more. The district is still home to a number of artists as well as art galleries and restaurants.
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121 East Main St, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
Offering half day fishing excursions, Yankee Whale Watch & Deep Sea Fishing takes visitors to prime fishing locations in the region. During the trip, visitors have the opportunity to spot marine life like whales.