Laura Dow

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  • Winter at the (Closed) Vista Motel

    By now you know that the Vista is closed for the winter, we reopen on March 4th.  What you might not know is that it is the first time that the Vista has ever been closed, at least since the Dows have owned it.  I’m pretty sure that the Woodruffs were open consistently through the […]

  • Just In!

    The pool renovation is coming along and we want to keep you updated!                                                       We are closing for the season this Sunday, December 6th. and we will be reopen […]

  • The Pool Party Has Begun!

    On Friday, November 13, 2015 the machines rolled into the front lawn of the Vista Motel. With both happiness and sadness they began to tear up the pool deck along with some of the pool itself. We got to capture the moment so we could share such an amazing journey with you all. The pool […]

  • Pool Party In November?

        Be the first to know that the Vista is renovating the pool this winter. We are extremely excited for our renovation to begin that we want you to be apart of the action. Come stay with us and experience our very own pool demolition party. Get a front row seat for the action […]

  • Gloucester Schooner Festival

    Well known to the world as Gloucester’s major maritime and sailing event, the 31st annual Gloucester Schooner Festival is organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee and Maritime Gloucester. Gloucester Schooner Festival celebrates the role the fishing schooner has played in the heritage of Gloucester and the eastern seaboard. Old and new, large and small– a variety of […]

  • PSA: The Vista Is Renovating The Pool & Patio Area!

    The Vista is happy to announce that this Fall we will be renovating the pool that our guests have grown to love.The pool gives our guests a great place to enjoy time with the family and stay cool. Many families have told us that the Vista’s pool here where they watched children and grandchildren learn […]

  • Events This Week In Gloucester

    TOMORROW, Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Harborwalk Summer Cinema Series 65 Rogers St. FREE outdoor summer movie series for families every Wednesday evening from July 8 to August 26, on the harbor at 65 Rogers Street, Gloucester, Ma. Games and fun for kids prior to the movie start time of 8:00pm. Movie line-up includes: American Graffiti […]

  • St. Peter’s Fiesta 2015 Schedule

    St. Peter’s Fiesta 2015 Novena to St. Peter Monday June 15 through Tuesday June 23, 7:00 pm at American Legion Hall Wednesday, June 24 7:00–10:00 p.m.  Musical Entertainment…. St. Peter’s Park:    “Barry Mooney and Friends”, Featuring Barry Mooney, Sigy Moller and Laura James Thursday, June 25 6:30 p.m……      Fiesta 5K Road Race – with Cape Ann YMCA […]

  • Downtown Block Party Kicking Off The Summer

    Don’t miss out! This Saturday is the first 2015 Main St Block Party. Come down and enjoy dinner, drinks and entertainment. A great way to help local businesses and enjoy your Saturday night. The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and doesn’t stop until 11:00 p.m.  

  • Festivals and Events in June

    Gloucester is full of festivals and events through the month of June. Saturday, June 13th enjoy the Roomful of Blues Cruise on the Beauport Princess Cruiselines Inc.​ Saturday, June 13th is the Strawberry Festival Mile Marker One​ Saturday & Sunday June 20-21st is the Cape Ann Artisans Tour more information: http://capeannartisans.com/ Sunday June 21st is […]