Good Harbor House - 11 Beach Road - Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930 - (978) 281-6466 - info@goodharborhouse.com

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February 23, 2017

  1.  We are located just one block from Good Harbor Beach. Even on the hottest summer days, our location near the beach and our covered porch catches cooling ocean breezes if there are any to be had.

  2.  Step out and enjoy the peace and quiet of the beautiful gardens, or just relax and listen to the birds singing and the ocean waves lapping the shore at Good Harbor Beach.

  3.  Come for an adventure or special event.  One of our guests brought a kayak and participated in the Blackburn Challenge, a 20+ mile circumnavigation of Cape Ann. We have even had a bride stay before her wedding and the wedding party come to take pictures in our beautiful garden. 

  4.  Joggers love an early morning run along the scenic “Back Shore”, with its panoramic views of the ocean along the rugged coastline, all just one block away.

  5.  Families with children will especially appreciate the fenced-in outside space for children to safely play. We are very “family and kid friendly”.

  6.  Our loc...

April 14, 2016

When you are here in Gloucester be sure to visit Maritime Gloucester, located right downtown on Harbor Loop. Maritime Gloucester has something for everyone. You can find their website under “Things to Do” right on our Information page.

Many people do not know that there is a rowing club affiliated with Maritime Gloucester. We are the Gloucester Gig Rowers, rowing out of Gloucester Harbor and beyond in 3 “pilot gigs” and a dory. There is a very active racing component in which some of our members compete with other rowing clubs through out New England, and even as far as Scilly, England.

For more information about the Gloucester Gig Rowers, visit the website: www.gloucestergigrowers.com

Every September, Gloucester hosts a rowing competition off Niles Beach in Gloucester. Last year, I am proud to say, at the ripe old age of 73, I participated in my first Gloucester Harbor rowing competition. Our boat was referred to as the “First Ladies” because we all were first-time racers and obviou...

July 9, 2015

So much to see and do in Gloucester and Cape Ann. Each month we will highlight some of the happenings. But don’t forget to check our website goodharborhouse.com.
Click on “Information” on the menu bar, then scroll down below the map to see more helpful links.

The Vietnam Traveling Veteran’s Memorial Wall and Museum 
July 9 – July 12, 2015


Fuller School 4 Schoolhouse road Off rte 128 at Blackburn Circle Gloucester, MA 01930 “The Wall That Heals” Gloucester Untied Veterans Council and the City of Gloucester are Proud to present The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and Museum.

Opening 10:00AM July 9th thru 5:00PM July 12th, 2015

Location:  Fuller School, 4 Schoolhouse Road, Gloucester, MA  (off rte 128 at Blackburn Circle)

The memorial is open to visitors 24 hours through July 12, 2015 and admission is FREE.

Downtown Block Party: 

Saturday, July 18th

This is the second of four block parties on Main Street in downtown Gloucester. From 6 PM to 11 PM, shops and restaurants will be open...

June 16, 2015

So much to see and do in Gloucester and Cape Ann. Each month we will highlight some of the happenings. But don’t forget to check our website goodharborhouse.com. 


Click on “Information” on the menu bar, then scroll down below the map to see more helpful links.

For happenings around Cape Ann (Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, Manchester- by-the-Sea) visit www.capeannvacations.com

What’s happening in Gloucester: June 20- June 30, 2015

Downtown Block Party: Saturday, June 20th begins the first of four block parties on Main Street in downtown Gloucester. From 6 PM to 11 PM shops and restaurants will be open, along with street venders, and music and performance venues at various locations. This year each block party will have a unique theme. The theme for the first block party will be “Glosta’s Got Talent”. So bring the whole family and be prepared to have a great time.

St. Peter’s Fiesta 2015: Wednesday, June 24 ~ Sunday, June 27. The St. Peter’s Fiesta is a five day festival honoring the patr...

April 25, 2015

On May 16, 2015, the Boston Globe reported “One Last Winter Fact…” The official amount of snow tallied in Boston during the winter of 2014-2015 was 110.6 inches! The unofficial amount of snow that was tallied in Anchorage, Alaska during the winter of 2014-2015 was 25.1 inches! The Anchorage record is unofficial because the snow season does not end until June 30th. Do we contemplate moving to Anchorage? Or are we just grateful that our winter ends (or at least it is supposed to) with the Spring Equinox around March 21st? Join me now for a brief stroll down memory lane and then let’s look forward to a well deserved spring and summer…

August 7, 2014

Photos taken by John Steckert on Seven Seas Whale Watch Cruise – July 2014

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