Annisquam is a waterfront community located in Gloucester. This is a charming spot and is very popular with visitors primarily for its waterfront location. A holiday rental home in Gloucester-Annisquam will put you close to all of the most popular activities and attractions. Your well-appointed rental home will serve as your home base for all of your activities.
The beaches provide the backdrop for many of the most popular activities. Enjoy boating, swimming, fishing or just lounging on the shore. Boat tours and fishing excursions are available. You can also charter a boat to suit your purposes. Whale watching excursions are available during certain times of the year and give you a chance to see these amazing creatures in their natural environment. Sea kayaking is also quite popular and many have had the thrill of getting up close to a school of playful dolphins. Enjoy browsing small shops and antique stores or dining on some of the freshest seafood that you will ever taste. Golf and tennis facilities are available nearby and there are also lovely spots for hiking and cycling.
This area is home to many interesting attractions. The Ten Pound Lighthouse once helped to guide sailors safely past Gloucester’s shore. While technology has eliminated the need for a lighthouse, it still stands as a reminder of the past. Cape Ann Historical Museum, Hammond Castle Museum and the Vincent House Museum are other popular attractions. Stage Fort Park is a nice place to spend an afternoon. It is also a place of historical significance as it was here that the first settlers of the area set up homes in the 1623.
Cold winters and warm summers are what you will find whilst on holiday to Gloucester-Annisquam. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -7° and 2° C and average highs are between 2° to 11° C. During the spring the average lows are 3° to 8° C and the highs are 13° to 18° C. During the summer the average lows are 14° to 17° C and the average highs are 24° to 27° C. There is between 87 and 123 mm of precipitation per month. During the winter months much of this is in the form of snow.
The closest airport to Gloucester-Annisquam is Logan International Airport (BOS), which is 40 km away. Another option is Provincetown Municipal Airport (PVC), which is 71 km from Gloucester-Annisquam. You will need to complete the journey by car.