Attractions and Activities in Rockport Mass
Explore sandy beaches for swimming, diving, sailing, and kayaking. Experience the breathtaking scenery of Halibut Point State Park and its granite quarries. Walk public footpaths along the sea or through historic Dogtown. Discover the Straitsmouth and Thacher Island lighthouses. Watch the most magical sunrises and sunsets.
Essex Coastal Scenic Byway

Essex Coastal Scenic Byway

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Address: Rockport

Essex Heritage provides leadership to a coalition of stakeholders developing the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway. The 90-mile roadway links 14 coastal communities from Lynn to Salisbury and features scenic views, period architecture, historic sites and recreational opportunities. With the twin…

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Halibut Point State Park

Halibut Point State Park

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Address: Gott Avenue, Rockport
Phone: 978 546-2997
Email: halibut.point@state.ma.us

Halibut Point is a uniquely beautiful coastal seascape. Looking seaward on a clear day, the view stretches from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. Formerly the…

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Free Guided Walking Tours

Free Guided Walking Tours

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Address: Rockport Cultural District, Rockport

Discover the fascinating history of one America’s oldest art colonies on this free, 1 hour 15 minute guided tour of downtown Rockport. Hear the stories of our earliest residents, founders, revolutionaries and pioneering spirits while exploring our beautiful, seaside village.…

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Rockport Music/ Shalin Liu Performance Center

Rockport Music/ Shalin Liu Performance Center

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Address: 37 Main Street, Rockport
Phone: 978-546-7391
Email: info@rockportmusic.org

Enriching lives through great music For over 30 years Rockport Music has been committed to one enduring purpose: enriching lives through great music. Located in the scenic seaport village of Rockport, Massachusetts, Rockport Music presents exceptional musical performances and events…

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Loblolly Seal Cruises

Loblolly Seal Cruises

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Address: T-Wharf, Rockport
Phone: 978-998-2711
Email: Steve@loblollygroupllc.com

Loblolly Seal Cruises provides intimate, customized cruises to visit the seals off the coast of Rockport, MA. Every trip is a different experience, but Harbor Seals, Grey Seals, native birds and other wildlife all make their home around Sandy Bay.…

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Cape Hedge Beach

Cape Hedge Beach

Address: South Street, Rockport

Need a bit of solitude? Quietly tucked away, Cape Hedge Beach is perfect for the vacationer who wants to get away from it all. Relax in the gentle New England breeze as you take in the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean.

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Back Beach

Back Beach

Address: Beach Street, Rockport

On Beach Street between Main and Granite, Back Beach offers great views as a bonus to its sand and surf, and is close to the downtown shopping area. Back Beach is a renowned scuba diver’s destination.

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Rockport Exchange

Rockport Exchange

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Address: Rockport
Email: rockportfestivals@gmail.com

What We’re All About… Rockport Exchange is a volunteer organization building a strong community by featuring the qualities that make Rockport so distinctive: the history, geography, art and culture. Two festivals, along with a Farmers’ Market during the summer, are…

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Long Beach (Rockport)

Long Beach (Rockport)

Address: Long Beach Road, Rockport

Long Beach, off Thatcher Road, is another long, protected stretch of ocean and sand, backed by a cement retaining wall and lined with summer cottages. From Long Beach you can easily view the twin lighthouses on Thacher’s Island. The Rockport…

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