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Rockport, Mass Travel Guide
Escape to historic Rockport, Massachusetts.

For over 160 years, people have traveled to Rockport for our miles of lovely beaches, boulder-strewn paths through woods and glades, and that uncommonly magical light that has inspired painters since Winslow Homer.

In an hour's pleasant drive north of Boston, you can enjoy a romantic getaway, exquisite dining and a unique shopping experience—all in a single day.

The Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce invites you to use our online travel guide to find a vacation package that will give you a break from the bustle of city life. Come visit our seaside village just 40 miles north of Boston (see map).

The 34th Annual Rockport Chamber Music Festival, June 5–July 12 and August 1, features world-class musicians and rising stars, bringing the finest in chamber music from the amazing young cellist Cicely Parnas to the dynamic Shanghai Quartet. more
Every First Friday night, from MAY 1st through OCTOBER 2nd galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and sometimes even later) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week OneRockport Chamber Music Festival: Week One
June 5, 2015 - June 7, 2015
After the Opening Night Gala festivities with special guest Yo-Yo Ma, the Festival kicks into gear with a double dose of the acclaimed Shanghai Quartet, whose Saturday night performance includes Samuel Barber's famous "Adagio for Strings." more
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week TwoRockport Chamber Music Festival: Week Two
June 9, 2015 - June 14, 2015
The Festival's second week begins with the return of the Rising Star series, as violinist In Mo Yang makes his Rockport debut fresh off winning the Paganini International Violin Competition. Themed musical evenings are featured in this week. more
Essex River DayEssex River Day
June 19, 2015 - June 20, 2015
Essex River Day is an idea that has been evolving for many years. Often when boaters are out on the River you hear the same question over and over again, "Wouldn't it be great if everyone in Essex could experience the beauty of the River?" more
This self-guided tour presents a rare opportunity to meet more than a dozen professional artists and artisans and to see their work and demonstrations in their own studios. more
The Rockport Farmers Market provides fresh surprises with its roster of vendors offering small-batch, locally-produced food at each week's outdoor market, taking place every Saturday morning in the heart of downtown Rockport. more
St. Peter's FiestaSt. Peter's Fiesta
June 24, 2015 - June 28, 2015
The St. Peter's Fiesta is a five day festival honoring the patron saint of the fisherman St. Peter. more
The Rockport Garden Club's 2015 Annual Garden Tour ~ "Rockport in Bloom". This year's event is a self-guided 6 mile tour that includes flower and vegetable gardens, water features and a garden with a Growing Dome. more
2015 Cape Ann Guide A new guide for all things Cape Ann-- our 2015 edition is now available!
Rockport is a community of the very special region that is Cape Ann. Click here for more information about Cape Ann.
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce, Rockport Division Members of the Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce may find information on upcoming Chamber events, meetings, member benefits, and more at

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2015 Cape Ann Small Business Persons of the Year, all of whom will be recognized during Cape Ann Small Business Week, June 1- 5.

"Motif No. 1 Day promises to be bigger, better, artier". This is the headline in the front page story published in today's edition of the Gloucester Daily Times, giving a preview of Saturday's 65th annual Motif No.1 Day in downtown Rockport

Subscriptions for this summer's concerts at the Shalin Liu Performance Center go on sale on Monday, April 6.

Every First Friday night, from May 1 through Friday, October, 2, 2015, galleries and shops will open their doors for extended hours from 4:00-8:00 p.m. (and often even later), for a “Rockport @ Night” event, from Main Street to Bearskin Neck.

Pleasant Street Inn, Rockport, MA
Inns of Rockport
Cape Ann Motor Inn ~ Open Year Round
Rockport Inn & Suites!
Tuck Inn B&B
The Quarterdeck Inn By The Sea, Rockport
The Stunning Seaside Shalin Liu Performance Center
Elegant, four-course breakfast dining!


This is the Official Travel Web Site of the Rockport Chamber of Commerce
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of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
North of Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
Moonrise Over Motif No 1 - photo courtesy Tom Cox Halibut Point State Park - photo courtesy Les Bartlett