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The oldest working artist's colony in the country.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Gloucester, MA
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Reviewed yesterday

Rocky Neck Art Colony is a relatively small and very pretty street that is tourist shop after tourist shop. There is plenty of kitsch for those who want it. We were there on a Tuesday and the crowd was very manageable but during the weekends...More

Thank Bjdoliber
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best spot on the Neck is the Rudder restaurant, harbor side dining, great food, excellent service. We were lucky enough to catch half price menu offerings which were truly full size, get the changa for desert, it is amazing! There are a few galleries, shops...More

Thank sharronsibley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many galleries line this pretty area. You can tour the galleries and stop for a nice meal along the way. If the weather isn't cooperating, this is a great activity.

1  Thank Eileen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a stretch to call this an Art Colony, but it provides a great view of a little bay with ships and typical New England style homes along the shore line.

Thank RParks2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area has something for everyone interested in art. We found the proprietors, mostly the artists themselves, to be informative, friendly, and conversant in their area. It was a lovely place to walk around on a beautiful summer afternoon.

Thank SisBoston
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So much to do here, there are two amazing group galleries, the Gallery 53, which is jam packed with fine art as well as pottery, jewelry, cards, etc, with a range of prices, and the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, which has themed shows of...More

1  Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 10 July 2017

On course for gentrification but still has an authentic, art neighborhood feel. About three blocks of little shops and galleries with the air of old Rockport. People smile and say Hi on the street and the sidewalk has it's on twists and turns making it...More

1  Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the area a bit early in the season for all the art studios/gallery's to be open. Enjoyed those we were able to visit. Very nice view of the water front from a ship restoration dock. Parking in the area is LIMITED so best...More

Thank Tripplanner-89
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Back in the day Rocky Neck in Gloucester was an artist colony. There was jazz in a hotel that long ago burned down. It is still a terrific destination for scenic dining with a harbor view. In season it is busy and hard to find...More

Thank Gonzology
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stayed in a converted sail loft in Rocky Neck when we visited Gloucester. It is a beautiful area with low traffic and great views out over the harbor.

Thank deeelizabeth
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