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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).

October 9, 2015
A guitar pop craftsman of the highest order, Marshall Crenshaw has been churning out popular rock and roll songs since the early 80s. more
32nd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studio Tour32nd Annual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studio Tour
October 10, 2015 - October 12, 2015
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
Old Sloop Coffeehouse welcomes David Roth and Connor Garvey. David Roth strikes many chords, hearts, and minds with his unique songs, offbeat observations, moving stories, sense of the hilarious, and powerful singing and subject matter. more
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
October 23, 2015
One of the most beloved fusion bands in the world, Spyro Gyra continues to find the sweet spot between jazz, funk, and new age music. more
The 33rd annual Essex ClamFest will be held from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in Memorial Park in Essex. The highlight of the day will be the Clam Chowder Tasting, a competition that pits area restaurants against one another to determine who serves the best chowd more
Black Friday in Rockport
November 27, 2015
Rockport's merchants will be opening early and staying open for extended hours, offering a delightful, relaxing alternative for your Black Friday holiday shopping. more
Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to the businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. more
Shop Rockport Night
December 4, 2015
4-9 pm. The merchants of Rockport invite you to an evening of holiday shopping-- a festive evening of special promotions and events. 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

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down another four cents from last week, and are at the lowest level locally since late February, according to AAA Northeast.

On Friday, September 4, the vibrant bluegrass group Della Mae performs at the Shalin Liu Performance Center. Judy Collins returns for two shows on September 10 and 11, followed by singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin on Sunday, September 13.

Gasoline prices in Massachusetts are down another six cents from last week, according to AAA Northeast.

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.

The Stunning Seaside Shalin Liu Performance Center
Gourmet breakfast dining in Rockport
Inns of Rockport
The Quarterdeck Inn By The Sea, Rockport
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn in Gloucester
Cape Ann Motor Inn at Long Beach
Pleasant Street Inn, Rockport, MA


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