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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).

A vocalist of tremendous power and artistry, Lisa Fischer has patiently waited in the wings, singing background for everyone from the Rolling Stones, Sting, Luther Vandross, Chris Botti, and countless others. Now it's her turn to take the spotlight. more
Enjoy a free concert provided by the Rockport Legion Band on the Bandstand in Back Beach. more
Known as a founder and lead guitarist of the 90's rock juggernaut The Black Crowes, Rich Robinson has steadily built a fast-growing solo career. more
Rockport @ Night 2015Rockport @ Night 2015
August 7, 2015
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
The Kingston Trio
August 7, 2015
Known for their role in the folk revival of the early 60’s and their trademark three-part harmonies, The Kingston Trio returns to Rockport for an unforgettable evening of vintage folk classics. 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.
Now in its fourth year, this annual event brought blues lovers from far and wide to Gloucester, Massachusetts. more
As dusk descends on Rockport, settle in at Back Beach and the American Legion Bandstand to watch the third annual summertime fireworks display over Sandy Bay. more
Pousette-Dart BandPousette-Dart Band
August 8, 2015
Armed with a smooth, earthy tenor and a gift for melodic pop hooks, Jon Pousette-Dart has become a beloved regional fixture in the Northeast, both for his time leading the popular Pousette-Dart Band in the 70’s and for his more recent solo acoustic effort more
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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

As part of the visit of The Wall That Heals, the traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., to Gloucester from July 9 through July 12, the MBTA and the Commonwealth will provide special round-trip train service for Veterans.

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.

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

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