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Love Main Street!

Lots of interesting shops and places to eat. Used clothing books, great new shoe shop, and many ars... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
scelex
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Lexington, Massachusetts
Quaint New England Coastal Town

This is a nice coastal town to stroll through. They have some nice shops and art galleries rather... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jim B
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Grapeview, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of interesting shops and places to eat. Used clothing books, great new shoe shop, and many ars and crafts available here. Don't miss it!

Thank scelex
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice coastal town to stroll through. They have some nice shops and art galleries rather than just the tourist trinket shops you find in some towns. An enjoyable town without the crowds (off season). Don't know what it is like in the...More

Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this is the way I remember seaside towns being. Gloucester hasn't been all upscaled and dolled up and make pricey and clean. And that's what I LOVE about it. There are so many stores in downtown Gloucester that wouldn't stand a chance in, say,...More

Thank Dave S
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This street is lined with restaurants, tourist shops, galleries, bookstores. As it winds through the town you see new things and some interesting buildings. We found it charming in it's simplicity.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The west end of Main Street has something for everyone...restaurants, high end or more affordable, lovely gift shops and jewellers, an olive oil company, even a funky second hand store with vintage clothing for when you want to go "bananas".

1  Thank Lynne K
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Visited Main St yesterday! It was cold and windy, but we had a great time! The best thing about THIS Main St is that the majority of the stores are actually open even in winter, unlike many of the other nearby towns. Lots of charming...More

5  Thank LoriAllen
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Lots of shops especially gift and antique shops. Go to the Brass Monkey Gift Shop...one of the best in New England. Have dinner or lunch at the Gloucester House. Awesome food.

Thank jerdc
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Mixed collection of old historic buildings and very modern businesses; some great shops, restaurants, and good place to browse the stores and pass some time if you are in town.

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We enjoyed walking around this town, including the Main Street. There are several interesting and historic buildings, some of which can be explored internally. The area is clean and felt quite safe.

Thank mjc404
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Nothing spectacular here, but it's clean, and well-kept and fun to just wander about in for the day. The usual variety of shops - gifts, souvenirs, tee shirts. Found a couple of nice antique shops. Very pleasant staff in all of the shops we stopped...More

Thank keukat
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Have not been in Rockport on July 4, but I can say it's important to read the signs. I parked near the harbor and got a $50 ticket. I should have walked around and read the signs that said "resident sticker" only. Good... More
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