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Main Street

Main Street, Gloucester, MA
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Ranked #12 of 26 Attractions in Gloucester
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Most recent review
- Sep 5, 2014
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Clear Brook
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Most stores don't open before 10 a.m. and none of the antique stores were open at all. You lost your opportunity for my business.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The area is cute with a few stores to go shopping. Had some restaurants and many art stores. Liked it better in Rockport since there was more to see.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I enjoyed looking around on Main St. and found myself liking the shops better than Rockport's tourist trappy ones. The parking was fine during the week, but I remember it being horrible on weekends. Use "Park and Ride" $3 hop off/on all day http://www.canntran.com/Trolley.cfm or Cape Ann Harbor Shuttle http://www.capeannharbortours.com/shuttle.html $10 hop on/off all day instead.

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Henderson
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I ate at several of the restaurants on Main Street as well as shopped in many of the great gift and specialty shops. "Passports" is a wonderful restaurant with excellent service and delicious food.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great eateries, consignment shops for funky clothes for a teen, amazing record store, and a jewelry shop with well kept secret estate items. Many artisan shops for tourists, but something to offer everyone including us locals.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

If I were to move anywhere... it'd be to Gloucester. It's such a nice city and there's a lot to do. Tons of great places to eat and there's a candy shop, Turtle Alley Chocolates that I go out of my way to hit... and I don't even have a sweet tooth!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I am a local and there are very few shops I can afford on Main St. these days. I think what disappoints me the most is that the majority of the stores no longer reflect life in a small New England fishing town. I will say that I love Main St. in the snow around Christmas, but only for the... More

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New Paltz, NY
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Main Street is VERY touristy - but then, most people there are tourists. Several good restaurants, a great shoe store, two bookstores, two drugstores - there is a lot to find on Main Street. Several times a year there are street fairs, also - autumn is a better time to experience this, as there are mostly locals then. Only problem... More

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NYC, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

but still great bargains at Bananas vintage jewelry and clothing shop. Art galleries also reduced prices. Coffee shop was still hopping place.

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Massachusetts
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85 reviews 85 reviews
59 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

It is a great street with shops and restaurants with great food and small Italian coffee shops with nice dessers and espresso.

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