Hotels in Gloucester, Massachusetts

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Gloucester overview

You can soak up sunshine at Half Moon Beach and Niles Beach in Gloucester. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Sargent House Museum and Maritime Gloucester. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Gloucester.

Where to stay in Gloucester

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Gloucester has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Gloucester with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Gloucester hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Gloucester hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Gloucester

Fly in to Boston, MA (BOS-Logan Intl.), 24.8 mi (39.9 km) from downtown Gloucester.

Train stations include:
  • • Gloucester Station
  • • West Gloucester Station

What to see around Gloucester

Outdoor activities are at hand such as biking, boating, and exploring the port, along with attractions like:
  • • Pine and Hemlock Knoll
  • • Independence Greenway Bike Route
Distinguished for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Dogtown
  • • Cogswell's Grant
  • • Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
  • • Long Hill
  • • Greenwood Farm
Its beaches and whale watching are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Long Beach
  • • Stage Fort Park
  • • Half Moon Beach
  • • Niles Beach
  • • Good Harbor Beach
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Sargent House Museum
  • • Cape Ann Historical Museum
  • • Capt Bill & Sons Whale Watch
  • • Maritime Gloucester
  • • Cape Ann Museum

When to visit Gloucester

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 50°F day, 16°F night
  • April-June: 78°F day, 30°F night
  • July-September: 80°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 64°F day, 18°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.64 inches
  • April-June: 11.46 inches
  • July-September: 10.43 inches
  • October-December: 12.99 inches