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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).

Each year, Rockport Art Association's Contributing Members are invited to participate in an annual exhibition of their artwork. Everyone is invited to the Opening Reception on Sunday, March 29th 2 – 4 pm. more
2:00 PM -- don't be late!! This one ends quickly! Preschoolers, kindergarten and grade one children are invited to a Community Egg Hunt. Bring a basket! more
Motif #1 DayMotif #1 Day
May 16, 2015
Downtown Rockport will come alive with music, art, dance and poetry on Motif No. 1 Day on Saturday, May 18. more
The 33rd Annual Rockport Chamber Music Festival, June 6–July 13, features world-class musicians and rising stars bringing the finest in chamber music from the amazing young pianist Joyce Yang to the dynamic Shanghai Quartet. 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
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
Rockport Garden Club's Annual Garden Tour ~
June 26, 2015 - June 27, 2015
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
Independence Day CelebrationsIndependence Day Celebrations
July 3, 2015 - July 4, 2015
Rockport is a community of the very special region that is Cape Ann. Click here for more information about Cape Ann.
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

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 months, upon closer inspection I found many businesses open.

Cape Ann Winter Birding Weekend, originally scheduled for January 30 to February 1, has been postponed and rescheduled. The new dates are Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1.

For the third straight week, gasoline prices in Massachusetts have had a double-digit drop, and prices in the Bay State are now a dollar per gallon lower than one year ago, according to AAA Southern New England.

With New Year's Eve just days away, buttons are now on sale at multiple venues in Rockport and Gloucester, as well as online. A full schedule of events for New Year's Rockport Eve 2014 and a map of event locations are now also available to view online and

Elegant, four-course breakfast dining!
Rockport Inn & Suites!
Tuck Inn B&B
Pleasant Street Inn, Rockport, MA
Inns of Rockport


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