Activities and fun spots located across Cape Ann


The Blue Shutters sits on one of the best beaches you’ll ever visit, but there’s much more to do beyond Good Harbor.  Here are links to some of our favorite activities and fun spots located across Cape Ann:



On the Water:
Cape Ann Divers
Charlie’s Charters

Cape Ann Harbor Tours
Cape Ann Whale Watch
Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watching
Defiance Sail Charters
Essex River Cruises
Gloucester Fleet
Seven Seas Whale Watch:
Thomas Lannon
North Shore Kayak
Yankee Fleet



On the Shore:
Beverly Golf and Tennis

Cape Ann Foodie Tours

Cape Ann Golf Course
Cape Ann Museum
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
Gloucester Cinema
Gloucester Stage
Halibut Point State Park
Hammond Castle
Maison Esthetique


Manchester Athletic Club
Peabody Essex Museum
Rockport Golf Club
Rocky Neck Art Colony

Ryan & Wood
Sargent House Museum


Shalin Liu Performance Center



On the Town (Restaurants and Bars):



Cape Ann Brewing
Captain Carlo’s Restaurant 

CK Pearl
Duckworth’s Bistro
Dog Bar

Foreign Affairs

Gloucester House

Halibut Point

Latitude 43

Lobsta Land

Mile Marker
My Place By the Sea


Pilot House

Stones Pub

The 7th Wave

The Lobster Pool

The Rudder

The Studio

The Windward Grille

Topside Grill
Seaport Grill



Other Helpful Links:
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce

Discover Gloucester

Good Morning Gloucester



Our Newsletter:
The Blue Shutters Beachside Inn email newsletter includes updates on happenings at our B&B and across Cape Ann – often involving the friends listed above.  If you’re not receiving our email newsletter and would like to, call or email us and we’ll add you to our mailing list.