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Half Moon Beach

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Stage Fort Park Gloucester Harbor, Gloucester, MA 01930
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Scenic Cape Ann Self-Driving Audio Tour in Gloucester and Rockport
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Scenic Cape Ann Self-Driving Audio Tour in Gloucester and Rockport

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Discover Cape Ann with a self-guided audio tour along the scenic waterfront! Enjoy the vistas, beaches, and natural beauty of this quintessential New England coastline at your own pace. Visit the famous Fisherman's Memorial, beautiful Beauport, and the scenic Harborwalk, all while diving into the stories of Massachusetts of days past with this self-guided driving tour.<br><br>Recommended: purchase one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time!<br><br>Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the Gloucester Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience.<br><br>Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking!<br><br>This is not a ticket to attractions along the route. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
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Janice H wrote a review Jun 2020
3 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I took our nieces to this beach last summer. It's a great little beach tucked away and easy to miss. The day we went it wasn't too crowded and the parking was reasonable. I suggest brining a grill or your own food. There is a place to get food, but it wasn't that great. It's a bit rocky, so I suggest brining beach shoes so you can walk around. The park is beautiful.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jacob wrote a review Jan 2020
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How are you letting this happen around here?? This beautiful once quaint and clean beach has now been vandalized! Can’t even go there anymore with my children it has gotten so bad! Someone must put a stop to this! Vans packed with 12-20 people in them letting out and taking over! They have no respect for the park or anyone in it-they come for the day, blast music and leave all their trash and used coals and broken glass EVERYWHERE!! Please Gloucester put the brakes on this OR you will ruin your tourism revenue as well! We are locals and loyal:)
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Louetta wrote a review Oct 2019
Georgetown, Massachusetts258 contributions414 helpful votes
I rated this a five because I love small secluded beaches. Try Good Harbor for a big beach. Anyway once you arrive at Stage Fort Park you exit the parking lot, cross the road and go past the bathrooms and then down to the beach. It's small with promontories extending on either side so there's no tide but the rocks and trees and what not on either side provide plenty of space to climb around and lie out besides the small sandy beach in the center. Bring your own food and water. There's a good sized snack bar but it's a bit of a hike from here because it services the whole park.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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RoGo wrote a review Oct 2019
Boston, Massachusetts426 contributions11 helpful votes
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Lots of paid parking space available. Very rocky beach with no lifeguards. No shade so bring an umbrella. Roadhouse eatery nearby but the food is substandard. Suggest you bring your own snacks. Ice cream stall next to it is great. Lovely views from the top.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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makebassnotwar wrote a review Aug 2019
Feeding Hills, Massachusetts8 contributions2 helpful votes
My wife and children adored this beach. Parking was affordable with the $5 coupon available with a stay at the cape Ann marina resort, total of $10 to park after coupon. Also fun hiking paths with stone stairs, a shop with hot dogs and icecream. Water was stunningly clear, so visibly you could see hermit crabs walking on the ocean floor and reach in and grab them. Bathrooms a 2 min walk frontthe beach with showers and a brand new playground with plenty of trees to sheild you from the sun.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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