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Train station gloucester

tasmania
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Train station gloucester

Hello

Taking a train from Boston to Gloucester for day trip

Can you advise location in Gloucester for train station . We are interested in the harbour and waterfront downtown. How far is the walk?

Thanks

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Boston...
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1. Re: Train station gloucester

There are two train stations in Gloucester, you really should look at a map to see how far they are from where you want to go. Much easier than trying to describe it!

Manchester-by-the-Se...
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2. Re: Train station gloucester

You want the Gloucester stop, NOT West Gloucester. It's about a 10-12 minute or so walk to the harbor area, depending on how quick you are.

Boston...
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3. Re: Train station gloucester

Depending on the day you go, there is a trolley which picks up at Gloucester station on the weekends. I saw an ad for it on subway.

http://www.canntran.com/Trolley.cfm#days

North Shore, MA
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4. Re: Train station gloucester

SummerOfGeorge, that's great informaton about the trolley! It will get folks to places like Rocky Neck that are hard to visit without a car. $3 for the day is a bargain, too. Thanks for posting.

tasmania
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5. Re: Train station gloucester

thanks , that will be fine

tasmania
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6. Re: Train station gloucester

Sounds good, but not available for the days we can go

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7. Re: Train station gloucester

AustraliaSammy, you will be fine walking from the train depot to the waterfront. The trip back to the station is uphill, so you may want to allow a little extra time.

tasmania
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8. Re: Train station gloucester

Many thanks everyone for your help

Hope, RI
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9. Re: Train station gloucester

Did you consider going to Rockport or Newburyport? We visited all three recently and Gloucester was our least favorite.

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10. Re: Train station gloucester

The walk is about 15 minutes from the train station to the harbor.

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