This Week in Rockport: Sept 22-28, 2017

This Week in Rockport: Sept 22-28, 2017

September 21, 2017

Daily: Rockport Art Association & Museum Shows, 12 Main Street Tuesday-Saturday 10a – 5p & Sunday 12 n – 5 p Fri. 9/22 Docent Tours/Open House, Shalin Liu, 37 Main St., 11 a-12:30 p Bettye LaVette, Shalin Liu, 37 Main…

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Video: The Beauty of Rockport

Video: The Beauty of Rockport

September 20, 2017

We are loving this stunning video, The Beauty of Rockport, by Tom Curry. Tom dubs it a must see for Rockport tourists.  We agree… but think the locals will love it just as much! The video features Rockport with stunning…

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This Week in Rockport: Sept 15-21, 2017

Daily Rockport Art Association & Museum Shows, 12 Main Street                                     Tuesday-Saturday 10a – 5p & Sunday 12 n – 5 p   Fri. 9/15       Docent Tours/Open House, Shalin Liu, 37 Main St., 11 a-12:30 p                           Fridays…

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Tripveel Feature: 24 Hours in Rockport

Tripveel Feature: 24 Hours in Rockport

September 11, 2017

Thanks Tripveel.com for a great feature on Rockport and the Emerson Inn!  Catch a blurb from the feature below and click here to read the full feature. In Rockport you’ll immediately be transported back to a bygone area. A time of…

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Rockport Featured on WCVB’s Happenin’ Hoods

Rockport Featured on WCVB’s Happenin’ Hoods

September 5, 2017

Rockport, MA was featured today on WCVB’s Happenin’ Hoods! There’s a reason Hollywood directors, artists and tourists flock to Rockport, Mass. When the salty sea air makes you hungry in Rockport, all roads seem to lead to Roy Moore Lobster Advertisement…

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This Week in Rockport

August 3, 2017

                          This Week in Rockport: July 28-Aug. 3, 2017 Daily:    Rockport Art Association & Museum Shows, 12 Main Street                     …

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Music with a View, Rockport, MA

Music with a View, Rockport, MA

June 13, 2017

What better way to spend a few hours on a gorgeous New England summer weekend than by listening to beautiful music? How about listening to that same music while enjoying an inimitable and spectacular ocean view? Locals and visitors to…

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Relaxing in Rockport

Relaxing in Rockport

June 6, 2017

Everyone loves Rockport for its low key family feeling. Families, couples, retirees, artists, writers, musicians, they all come to Rockport. People love Rockport not only for what is here, but for what isn’t here: no stop lights, no neon, no…

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Rockport, MA: An Art Haven for Every Season

Rockport, MA: An Art Haven for Every Season

May 30, 2017

From fishing shacks to lobster traps, from French easels to fine cuisine, Rockport is the quintessential harbor for those seeking a place to recharge their cultural batteries.  Whether you are an artist or an art lover, a musician or music…

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Romantic Rockport, MA

Romantic Rockport, MA

May 23, 2017

There is an enchanting, peaceful seaside village, not too far away—called Rockport, Massachusetts. Located on Cape Ann, embraced on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean, it’s about an hour away from busy, crowded Boston, yet feels like it’s a world…

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Discover Scenic Rockport

Discover Scenic Rockport

May 17, 2017

Discover Rockport, MA   Accommodations Known for gracious hospitality, the friendly innkeepers of Rockport offer relaxing accommodations in town and by the sea. Choose from quaint New England inns serving a delicious breakfast to motels offering numerous amenities. Cultural District…

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Prettiest Town in the State!

May 8, 2017

Rockport was recently declared the Prettiest Town in Massachusetts by MSN. “A romantic destination that’s only an hour from Boston, Rockport is located at the very tip of the Cape Ann peninsula and has miles of beaches for you to…

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Rockport Featured on NewEngland.com

August 18, 2016

Rockport is a favorite travel destination for day trips, weekly stays and lengthy vacations alike.  Our wonderful seacoast village was recently featured on NewEngland.com as a Summer Day Trip.  Many of the town’s shops, attractions and restaurants were featured in…

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Top 7 Walks in Rockport, MA

August 3, 2016

A Walking Guide of Rockport, MA WALK ONE -The Headlands and Old Garden Path. From Dock Square, proceed up Mount Pleasant Street, passing T-Wharf with its view of Motif#1 on your left. You will soon pass the Hannah Jumper House,…

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Beaches of Rockport

July 22, 2016

Back Beach: Beach Street On Beach Street between Main and Granite, Back Beach offers great views as a bonus to its sand and surf, and is close to the downtown shopping area. Back Beach is a renowned scuba diver’s destination.…

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Story of Hannah Jumper

July 18, 2016

July 8, 1856, is an important date in the history of Rockport. On that summer morning, 200 wives, mothers, daughters and assorted supporters gathered in Dock Square to take part in an event that would have repercussions to this very…

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How Motif No.1 Got Its Name

How Motif No.1 Got Its Name

Motif No. 1 Images of Rockport’s iconic fishing shack on Bearskin Neck are known and recognized throughout the world, and instantly familiar to any student of art or art history. How Motif No. 1 Got Its Name “ROCKPORT’S trade mark…

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Essex Coastal Scenic Byway Sign Installation Commences

May 9, 2016

Wayfinding Signage System Promotes Heritage Tourism in 14 Coastal Communities The Essex National Heritage Commission (Essex Heritage) is pleased to announce the installation of directional signage along the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway, a state-designated route linking 14 coastal communities from…

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JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2015

October 29, 2015

Rockport, MA ‘ Just about everywhere else in New England Santa arrives by sleigh, fire engine, or on a wagon. However, it’s only natural that in Rockport, MA Santa arrives by lobster boat. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, Rockport…

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MASSACHUSETTS GAS PRICES DOWN SIX CENTS, SAYS AAA

August 11, 2015

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down another six cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s August 11th survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.52 per gallon, down six cents from last week. Prices locally…

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GAS PRICES UNCHANGED, SAYS AAA

June 8, 2015

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts remain the same as last week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA’s June 8th survey of prices in Massachusetts found self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.66 per gallon, the same as last week. Prices locally are two cents…

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SHOP ROCKPORT, EVEN IN THE WINTER!

February 5, 2015

Shop Rockport, even in the winter! Yesterday I was very happy to get out of the house and enjoy a day of walking, working and shopping. I went to Rockport, and although the shopping area seemed abandoned compared to summer…

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MA GAS PRICES FALL SHARPLY, SAYS AAA

December 15, 2014

The impact of falling oil prices continues to be seen at the pumps, as gasoline prices in Massachusetts have dropped an average of ten cents per gallon in just the past week, according to AAA Southern New England. AAA’s December…

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JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2014

JOIN US FOR CHRISTMAS IN ROCKPORT 2014

November 20, 2014

A packed calendar of family-friendly holiday events is reason to plan time in Rockport this holiday season. Rockport, MA ‘ Just about everywhere else in New England Santa arrives by sleigh, fire engine, or on a wagon. However, it’s only…

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