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Gloucester overview

Gloucester is a budget-friendly place unique for its historical sites and known for art and festivals. You'll enjoy Gloucester's natural features and wildlife. Families will find plenty of fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA. Popular attractions like Governor's Palace and Lee Hall Mansion are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Gloucester is for you.

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 Hotels.com 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 Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), 20.8 mi (33.5 km) from downtown Gloucester. Richmond, VA (RIC-Richmond Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 43.7 mi (70.3 km) away.

What to see around Gloucester

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Bear Track Landing
  • • Water Country USA
  • • Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Art and festivals stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Gloucester Museum of History
  • • Rosewell Ruins
  • • Middlesex County Museum
  • • U S Army Transportation Museum
  • • Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Yorktown Victory Center
  • • Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center
  • • Powell House
  • • Bassett Hall
  • • Governor's Palace
It's notable for its wildlife and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Waller Mill Park
  • • Yorktown Beach
  • • Quarterpath Park
  • • Cary Stadium
  • • Redoubt Park
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Lee Hall Mansion
  • • Historic Jamestowne
  • • Jamestown Settlement

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: 64°F day, 27°F night
  • April-June: 89°F day, 41°F night
  • July-September: 89°F day, 53°F night
  • October-December: 76°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 11.34 inches
  • April-June: 11.10 inches
  • July-September: 14.17 inches
  • October-December: 10.16 inches