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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).

Fresh from Ireland "Chapatti", a new play by Irish playwright Christian O'Reilly, is sure to warm your heart. Rockport's own Theatre in the Pines presents encore performances of this special production at the Gorton Theatre at 267 East Main Street. more
Born in Heidelberg, Germany, but living in the United States since she was 13, Antje Duvekot is one of the brightest singer-songwriters to rise out of Boston's acoustic music scene. more
The father and daughter team of Richard and Erin Svoboda will perform Michael Gandolfi’s Double Concerto for Clarinet and Bassoon. This piece draws its inspiration from Cape Ann Symphony conductor Yoichi Udagawa. more
Motif No. 1 DayMotif No. 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
Start your Motif No. 1 Day celebration in Rockport with a brisk seaside 5k run that starts in downtown Rockport at Harvey Park and ends at T-Wharf on Rockport Harbor. Then spend the rest of a beautiful spring day at Rockport's annual Motif No. 1 Day. more
Colin Quinn
May 16, 2015
A native of Brooklyn, comedian, writer and actor Colin Quinn is known for his sharp observational humor and high profile stints on Saturday Night Live and his own critically-acclaimed Comedy Central show Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. more
Sunday, May 17th is the 19th Annual Emergency Service Day from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Activities will be held at T-Wharf and Central Fire Station in Downtown Rockport.
All are welcome to participate in this free community event. more
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
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
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

Subscriptions for this summer's concerts at the Shalin Liu Performance Center go on sale on Monday, April 6.

Every First Friday night, from May 1 through Friday, October, 2, 2015, galleries and shops will open their doors for extended hours from 4:00-8:00 p.m. (and often even later), for a “Rockport @ Night” event, from Main Street to Bearskin Neck.

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.

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


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