- 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.
Visitors can experience what its like to be a pirate on a live-action pirate cruise with Pirate Ship Formidable. The ship has several pirate actors that act out the history of pirates and teach visitors ship chores.
The North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center is a business that provides a number of kayak services to the general public. Customers are offered kayak tours, sales, and rentals, as well as many other options to enjoy.
The large towers that have welcomed seafarers to Thatcher Island since the 18th century, the Cape Ann Twin Lights, are the sole surviving multiple lights on any U.S. coast. Visitors can reserve free boat service to the island in summertime.
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Halibut Point Reservation is a local natural reserve built around Halibut Point which is comprised of million years old granite rocks and was an important site for granite mining. The reserve also has many walking trails, a visitor center and a granite mining museum.