EvenTide Gallery


Places to stay, restaurants, and things to do in and around Essex. For a complete listing, please visit www.visitessexma.com or www.capeannvacations.com.









Idyllic, historic Essex, the smallest town on Cape Ann, is known for its beautiful meandering river and marshes. Picturesque scenery abounds, as Essex is part of The Great Marsh, which is the longest continuous stretch of Salt Marsh in New England extending from Cape Ann to New Hampshire.

An artistsí paradise, the beautiful Essex County Greenbelt and Cox Reservation continually draws painters, photographers, bird watchers, and nature lovers to its beautiful land and pristine estuary.† Breathtaking views of Choate (Hog) Island, where the movie The Crucible starring Daniel Day Lewis and Wynona Ryder was filmed, can be seen from the Greenbelt or Conomo Point.

A historical shipbuilding town, Essex harbors the historical Essex Shipbuilding Museum, as well as quality antique shops.† There are other unique stores that offer something for everyone as well, including Eventide at Periwinkles Restaurant, which overlooks the beautiful Essex River.

Eventide Fine At Gallery at Periwinkles....where Fine Art and Fine Dining come together. Please stop in on your visit to Essex, we'd love to meet you.