Disappear Into The Shores Of Half Moon Beach, A Small Crescent-Shaped Beach In Massachusetts

There are many slices of nature to explore in the Bay State, but some are just a little too big to tackle when you’re looking for a low-key escape. Half Moon Beach is a small, secluded beach in Gloucester that will have you feeling like you’re miles away from it all. Tucked away in the historic Stage Fort Park, this crescent-shaped beach is a unique spot to have a picnic or relax. Next time you’re looking for a peaceful escape without being too far from home, head to Half Moon Beach on Cape Ann and take a break from life for a while.

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