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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
This exhibit features a collection of works from Montserrat College of Art’s past and present faculty as well as alumni. Many of Montserrat’s founders were also members of the RAA. Opening Reception: Saturday, June 20, 2 - 4 pm, Maddocks Gallery more
Pokey LaFarge
July 5, 2015
A young songwriter with an old soul, Pokey LaFarge is reinvigorating the music of the 20’s and 30’s, adding a fresh new voice and energy to ragtime blues, western swing and riverboat jazz. more
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week FiveRockport Chamber Music Festival: Week Five
July 7, 2015 - July 12, 2015
The Festival's final week will be one to remember, beginning with young award-winning cellist Cicely Parnas rounding out the Rising Star series. more
A revered Bay Area blues rocker, Tommy Castro comes to Rockport armed with a sound that folds heavy doses of Memphis soul into his funky brand of blues, delivering searing Stratocaster lines alongside gritty, roadhouse-rattling vocals. more
The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial WallThe Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall
July 9, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Gloucester United Veterans Council and the City of Gloucester are proud to sponsor "The Wall That Heals" more
Rockport Navy Weekend 2015Rockport Navy Weekend 2015
July 10, 2015 - July 12, 2015
Meet the visiting sailors and midshipmen, enjoy a free concert by the Navy's Northeast Pops Ensemble, and treat yourself to a softball game and a pancake breakfast during the Rockport's annual Navy Weekend! more
We will cruise up the Annisquam River to Annisquam Light into Ipswich Bay around the Cape to Halibut Point, to Straitsmouth Island Light, Thacher Island's twin lights and down the coast to Eastern Point Light and back into Gloucester Harbor past Ten Pound more
The summer Rockport Farmers' Market is a new, open-air market located in Harvey Park in downtown Rockport. It takes place every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 1 pm, June 21 - October 4, and is organized by Rockport Festivals. 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

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

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


This is the Official Travel Web Site of the Rockport Chamber of Commerce
© 2006-2015 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