Travel Blogs from Gloucester, United States

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12 days in Virginia!, Gloucester, United States travel blog

12 days in Virginia!

A travel blog entry by thesairs

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We have come to really like Virginia.  There is so much history here.  Sadly, we had to curtail some of our sightseeing due to bad weather.  We did manage to get in a local festival along with trips to a couple of museums and historic ...

Parked by the Piankatank!, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Parked by the Piankatank!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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... , reminding us how close we are to the Port of Norfolk.     We're settled into our site here in Gloucester, Virginia at the Thousand Trails Chesapeake Bay Preserve, The campground is along the banks of the Piankatank River, but the sites ...

Gloucester and Holland America Eurodam, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Gloucester and Holland America Eurodam

A travel blog entry by pilgrimtraveler

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... can be used. Small is relative by the way as the Holland America ones used for tendering can hold 110 passengers. Bar Harbor, Gloucester, and Newport are all tender ports on this voyage. It really was handled very efficiently and we never had to wait more ...

A visit to Gloucester, Gloucester, United States travel blog

A visit to Gloucester

A travel blog entry by leedellekaptain

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... Wives's Memorial and they were raising a bridge across the street to let a boat get through.  I ran and got the pictures.  After Gloucester, we went back to the rest area, got our Motor Home and drove to on to Foxboro, ...

Drive to Gloucestor, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Drive to Gloucestor

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Meeting my Family, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Meeting my Family

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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In My Footsteps: Trip 31: Gloucester, Mass., Gloucester, United States travel blog

In My Footsteps: Trip 31: Gloucester, Mass.

A travel blog entry by cjsetterlund

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... is what fishing is to Gloucester.  It is what defines this incredible North Shore village.  America's oldest seaport, Gloucester houses many beautiful landscapes along its shore and some memorable statues and of course lighthouses.  Only a ...

Hands to Work, Hearts to God, New Gloucester, United States travel blog

Hands to Work, Hearts to God

A travel blog entry by fossilfuelfree

... , speaking in tongues, and revelatory praying. Sabbathday Lake was the eleventh community founded by Shakers, who came to the United States from England just after the American Revolution. They kept a low profile due to their “Britishness” and ...

Now this is the (coastal) life, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Now this is the (coastal) life

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

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... ocean right outside our window but I guess we should do some more exploring.  We slept in and then headed back into Gloucester for some lunch. The hotel owner Crystal had recommended Cape Ann Brewing so we decided to trust the locals. They had some ...

Fisherman of Gloucester Memorial, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Fisherman of Gloucester Memorial

A travel blog entry by heidi.brown

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The last time I was here was back in May 2010 on SV Beltane on our way back through to Canada from the Bahama's.  We walked up the street to the laudry mat and then we ate at Charlies restaurant while we waited for our clothes to dry.  I ...

Two Drink Max Is A Guidline In Gloucester, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Two Drink Max Is A Guidline In Gloucester

A travel blog entry by kaleyoday

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... nbsp; Rebbecca was an absolute doll.  I hope we stay friends.  They gave me quite an education about the real Gloucester. This morning I had quite a hangover.  This is why I have the two drink guidline.  Captain Joe called me and ...

Pleasant, rainy and..., Gloucester, United States travel blog

Pleasant, rainy and...

A travel blog entry by averynet

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Pleasant, a bit rainy, great 'fresh' seafood and a bit depressed (commercially ...

Sad Goodbye, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Sad Goodbye

A travel blog entry by nl.opiola

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... just couldn't do any more knowing Chris was missing his "shopping"  partner.   We toured the towns of Gloucester and Rockport.  Beautiful little coastal towns with a different beach around each corner.  The beaches are beautiful with ...

Planes and trains and boats ........., Gloucester, United States travel blog

Planes and trains and boats .........

A travel blog entry by crisanddavid

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... lift and saved us another 5 km walk. We have been overwhelmed with the friendliness and helpfulness of Americans. The next was Gloucester just down from Rockport. Once again it was a tender port. The ship was anchored out further and the tenders run ...

Gloucester, East Gloucester, United States travel blog

Gloucester

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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On the way to Foxboro, the Kasper's and we decided to take a side trip to Gloucester to find the Crow's Nest bar, where the Perfect Storm movie takes place.    When you look at the pictures of the outside of the bar, you will notice the bar ...

Paul Revere Tour, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Paul Revere Tour

A travel blog entry by nomadicguard

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Mission complete, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Mission complete

A travel blog entry by sbrenkel

Leominster to Gloucester ...

The Longing Calls From Other Lands, Gloucester, United States travel blog

The Longing Calls From Other Lands

A travel blog entry by wodenthoth

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... always been. The longing to return has without fail always manifested itself every time in my consciousness whenever I have come back to the United States, no later than I begin to realize that my plane will touch down in New York or Boston and I will be ...

Which Witch is Which?, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Which Witch is Which?

A travel blog entry by nl.opiola

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Toured the town of Salem with all its stores, museums and stories on the witch frenzie and hunt of 1692. It's so unbelievable that something like that could actually happen.  Over 200 men, women and children were put in dungeons awaiting trial to ...

Day 18 ~ August 22 ~ Coastal Vacationland, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Day 18 ~ August 22 ~ Coastal Vacationland

A travel blog entry by jlbonnett

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... state!), through Portsmouth, NH and ended up in Gloucester, MA.   For those of you who like little factoids, Gloucester sits on Cape Ann, is american's oldest seaport, and is also where the movie The Perfect Storm was set and ...

The Gift of Life, Gloucester, United States travel blog

The Gift of Life

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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We find out this morning that the twins were not delivered last night after all, so Jonathan and I decide to make the trip to the hospital in Newport News to visit Ashley. The miracle was that we walked into the door of the maternity ward just as they ...

Down by the SeaSide, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Down by the SeaSide

A travel blog entry by eagle46

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We are still wending our way home and our destination today was Gloucester, Massachusetts. We left Bangor under gray skies once again with rain threatening.  As we approached I-95 in Bangor, we had to stop to let a turkey cross the road.  The ...

The Clan Gathers, Gloucester, United States travel blog

The Clan Gathers

A travel blog entry by wareameye

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Another four hours drive takes us from Lexington to Gloucester, Virginia, where Jonathan's brother Jeff lives. Jeff and Lisa have a cute house with about an acre of land on which there is a fire pit, a badminton / volleyball area, a garden, an ...

Day 21: Whale watching!!!, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Day 21: Whale watching!!!

A travel blog entry by westwardbound

... fall scenery and what looked like very well-to-do seaside towns such as Manchester with beautiful wooden summer homes, very New England.  Gloucester is the oldest seaport in the US, it was settled in 1623 and from then has had a strong history as a ...

Trip to Rhode Island, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Trip to Rhode Island

A travel blog entry by deepfnord

... in Lowell, MA. I left in the morning and drove out to meet Melissa, my then-fiancee and now-wife, at her apartment in Gloucester. We packed our bags up, and then we drove South on I-95 and headed out towards Providence, RI. Traffic was light on this ...

A Whale of a Tale, Gloucester, United States travel blog

A Whale of a Tale

A travel blog entry by likakana82

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Today we drove to Gloucester for a whale watching excursion with Captain Bill's. We had a great time at sea. Saw lots of whales. I did feel a bit of seasickness coming on one time but I went inside and ate something and felt much better. We finished ...

Cape Ann - Gloucester, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Cape Ann - Gloucester

A travel blog entry by ecks-adventures

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Thar She Blows, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Thar She Blows

A travel blog entry by eagle46

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... the bottom often showing their flukes as they dove.  They are fun creatures to watch as they work to survive. After returning to Gloucester, we traveled to the tip of Cape Ann to take a quick run through Rockport. Once again we had to dodge turkeys. ...

Three Weeks to Relax, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Three Weeks to Relax

A travel blog entry by jpandpa

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On Wednesday, June 8 we moved up to Chesapeake Bay RV Resort, a Thousand Trails preserve.  It is 45 min. to an hour from historic sites like Williamsburg to the South and Richmond to the West.  Plan is to relax, do some day trips, and just do ...

Cape Ann, Gloucester, United States travel blog

Cape Ann

A travel blog entry by danbren

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Gloucester, Ipswitch, Rockport, we did them all. But first we had to cross over the Piscataqua River, leaving Maine behind and entering Portsmouth, New Hampshire once again (although a long trek away from the White Mts). A really cool place, aging ...

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