Celebrate in an early 20th century country estate overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or a magnificent 1768 Georgian mansion. For private parties, choices include the oldest museum in the United States and a restored 1840s boarding house with original beams and bricks. Climb aboard a first class and spacious whale-watching vessel to enjoy the day out at sea from America's first seaport. Relax on the deck of a beautiful schooner as she sails out of Gloucester harbor on a light southwesterly breeze. Beautiful oceanfront scenery can be found at a number of locations across the region and can suit a variety of budgets. Stroll through seaside gardens and explore the architectural evolution of buildings from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries when you host your function at a famous New England treasure. Whether you are looking for seaside serenity, extraordinary views or an American masterpiece, North of Boston offers unique opportunities for spectacular events. Great places to visit are also great places to stage your very special event!