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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).

Every Friday night, from MAY 27 through SEPTEMBER 2 galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and then some!) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week OneRockport Chamber Music Festival: Week One
June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
The Festival kicks off triumphantly with an Opening Night performance by the Parker Quartet and legendary pianist Menahem Pressler. The much-anticipated pairing will deliver a program of Haydn, Bartók and Dvo?ák. more
A bevy of the world's finest chamber musicians will perform, including ensembles such as the Calder Quartet, soloists like trumpeter Brandon Ridenour and cross-cultural programs like Jordi Savall's intriguing exploration of pan-Latin music. more
Independence Day CelebrationsIndependence Day Celebrations
July 3, 2016 - July 4, 2016
Cape Ann Celebrates Independence Day with Free Concerts, Fireworks, Parades, Bonfires, and more. more
As dusk descends on Rockport, settle in at Back Beach and the American Legion Bandstand to watch the fourth annual summertime fireworks display over Sandy Bay. more
Rockport Rotarians will host their annual public LobsterFest cookout on scenic Back Beach in Rockport, MA. This year's Lobsterfest will be followed by an evening fireworks display over Sandy Bay from Old Granite Pier.
Rockport @ Night 2016Rockport @ Night 2016
September 2, 2016
Every Friday night, from MAY 27 through SEPTEMBER 2 galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and then some!) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more
Annual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studios TourAnnual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studios Tour
October 8, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Meet the artists and see their newest work in the places where it is created, along the beautiful Cape Ann coastline in Gloucester and Rockport. Celebrating over thirty years of open studio tours on Cape Ann. more
Rockport HarvestFest
October 15, 2016
The annual Rockport HarvestFest celebration features the best of the season in a quintessential coastal New England setting, offering live music, great food, and plenty of activities for families. 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

Beginning Monday, May 9, signs bearing the scenic byway logo are being placed on the state highways and municipal roads that form the approximately 90-mile byway designated by the state over a decade ago.

The Rockport Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Rockport Community Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26 beginning at 2 PM. The event for preschoolers through grade one will be held at the Rockport Elementary School playground.

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce invites you to its 94th Annual Celebration and Installation of Officers. This year's event will include an elegant cocktail party reception followed by a fabulous concert featuring The Cape Ann Divas.

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down two cents from last week, are at the lowest point of the year and the lowest locally since the spring of 2009, according to AAA Northeast.

Inns of Rockport
Cape Ann's Marina Resort & Mile Marker 1
The Stunning Seaside Shalin Liu Performance Center
Rockport Inn & Suites!
The Quarterdeck Inn By The Sea, Rockport
Pleasant Street Inn, Rockport, MA
Come stay with us at Rockport's Peg Leg Inn.


This is the Official Travel Web Site of the Rockport Chamber of Commerce
© 2006-2016 Rockport Chamber of Commerce, a division
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