Things to Do in Gloucester

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Things to Do in Gloucester

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  • Jack K
    1 contribution
    I walked the trails starting at the North entrance this morning. Despite the dryness, the late summer flowers were really nice (including: ticktrefouks, blue mistflower, spotted horse mint, orange jewelweed, spotted joe-pyeweed, and sumac). The Jack-in-the-pulpet fruit are really red and the spicebush berries are starting to turn red. The fruit of the beautyberry are gorgeous right now. I highly recommend the trail for those who have not walked it. Perhaps if we get some rain the mushrooms will sprout again (please don't pick them so we can all enjoy seeing them)!
    Written September 5, 2022
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  • Vicki O
    7 contributions
    I love history and Rosewell Ruins was a great stop on a weekend trip. Beautiful ruins and surrounding area. Quaint museum. Would love to go back for the ghost tour!
    Written April 6, 2022
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  • jf1107
    Mathews, VA48 contributions
    Splashing about in the water and jogging across the sandy beach, Gloucester Point Beach Park is a great place to enjoy a lazy afternoon in the summer. Loads of Fun for Little Ones!
    Written July 22, 2018
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  • DannyWasserman
    Virginia Beach, VA4,026 contributions
    If you are ever in the area and you want to take in some rich history of Southeast Virginia, stop by the Downtown Gloucester Historic area and take it all in. Its small and quaint and doesn't take to long to visit. Its worth an hour of your time.
    Written April 21, 2020
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  • Buddy J
    Williamsburg, VA11 contributions
    A very informative history (of the Gloucester County area) and a very interested docent to greet and offer some directions. There is a good historical background on the Revolutionary War taking place in the county.

    Would recommend for an hour visit and then a walk next door to the Courthouse Square.

    Written December 16, 2021
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  • Shoe Buckle B
    Williamsburg, VA7 contributions
    People behind the counter are the most arrogant I’ve ever met in my life, never will visit this place again over priced over priced over priced, ask if they could call dealer… I got a loud and hard NO !
    Written February 23, 2022
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  • TeacherLori4th
    Chesterfield, VA12 contributions
    Enjoyed the farm. Yes, the drought does affect the experience...but it's what you make it. Still had a great time. Great activities for young children. Only suggestion iabto take the PLU stickers off the pumpkins that have been placed in the fields.
    Written October 29, 2016
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  • BWG_GloVa
    Gloucester, VA106 contributions
    Many stories of years gone by waiting to be discovered in this farmhouse, resting atop Holly Hill, along a country road between Gloucester and Mathews County. The owner also sells online, so be sure to ask for the details if you'd like to follow his posts!
    Written January 13, 2019
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  • johnsherman1960
    Gloucester, VA9 contributions
    We love to visit the facility. Always great care given to the animals, and a friendly staff that genuinely cares about proper placements.
    Written July 9, 2018
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  • Melanie S
    5 contributions
    I've lived in Gloucester for 13 years and never been to this park. We learned a lot about local history. Many of the signs were hard to read because it looks as if they need cleaned. But otherwise the park is well-maintained. It would be nice if the park had bathrooms.
    Written August 29, 2018
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  • J3nCary
    Smithfield, VA128 contributions
    This was our favorite shop of the day! The owner was super friendly and enjoyed chatting with everyone that came through the door. Nice selection of antiques and treasures that were very reasonably priced. I left with a small box of vintage oil cans and Pyrex. We will definitely visit again!
    Written August 15, 2018
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  • Seasluggie
    183 contributions
    This mini hiking trail is perfect for strollers and other thick wheeled assistive equipment. The trail around the pond is next to open athletic fields and parking lot. The take a book/leave a book library is at the parking lot entrance.
    Written October 21, 2018
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  • ewhubbard
    Richmond, VA124 contributions
    Fishing Pier is free to the public. No fishing license required. Can get busy during peak fishing times. No benches, bring a camping chair. No bait & tackle shop in immediate area. Will be returning. Cool pier.
    Written June 28, 2017
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  • J and L
    Amelia Island, FL4 contributions
    Cheyenne was amazing! She was relatively new to the store but was very knowledgeable. She was very friendly, courteous and enthusiastic. All around a GREAT EXPERIENCE!
    Written September 5, 2022
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  • Michael1221
    Gloucester Courthouse, VA156 contributions
    My favorite things about Heartfelt Touch is the ambiance. . .I feel relaxed and comfortable in the wonderful environment provided for my massage. I also enjoy the hand wax treatment but keep forgetting to ask for it!
    Written December 25, 2020
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