Where to stay around Gloucester?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 460 holiday lettings near Gloucester. From 251 houses to 80 apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gloucester is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gloucester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gloucester. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sargent House Museum: 664 holiday lettings
  • Good Harbor Beach: 654 holiday lettings
  • Stage Fort Park: 668 holiday lettings
  • Wingaersheek Beach: 837 holiday lettings
  • Cape Ann Museum: 663 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gloucester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Gloucester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 251 houses in Gloucester. Our other popular types of Gloucester holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 26 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gloucester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Gloucester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Gloucester-Annisquam, Massachusetts is a lovely choice for your next summer holiday

    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.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Gloucester-Annisquam, Massachusetts

    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.

    Places to Visit in Gloucester-Annisquam, Massachusetts

    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.

    Weather in Gloucester-Annisquam, Massachusetts

    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.

    Travel to in Gloucester-Annisquam, Massachusetts

    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.

    Activities and attractions in Gloucester

    Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Gloucester a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Wolf Hollow (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Salem Willows Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
    • Salem Toy Museum (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
    • Mill River Winery (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
    • Evergreen Valley Golf Course (19.2 mi / 31 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Gloucester

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Gloucester

    Gloucester is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gloucester is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Stage Fort Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Half Moon Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Niles Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Good Harbor Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
    • Ravenswood Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Long Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)