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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).

Chelsea Berry is a singer/songwriter with incredible edge, power, and finesse. Born and raised in Alaska, she now makes her home on Boston's North Shore. more
November 1, 2014
Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. more
A singer-songwriter with a tremendously evocative voice and a deeply emotive lyrical style, Lucy Kaplansky has become a bedrock of the Northeast folk scene. Veteran folk artist Richard Shindell has built a reputation as a songwriter’s songwriter, his ric more
November 6, 2014
The Steep Canyon Rangers are a spirited bluegrass group that delves into folk, country and pop music, adding undeniable songwriting skills to go along with their instrumental prowess. While known to many for frequent collaborations with legendary comedian more
A ten-time Grammy Award winner and 2013 NEA Jazz Master, the charismatic Eddie Palmieri has enjoyed a musical career spanning over 50 years, both as a bandleader of Latin jazz orchestras and as a pianist of dizzying skill and spirit. His long shadow ext more
The Yale Russian Chorus was founded in 1953 at the height of the Cold War by Denis Mickiewicz, a student at the Yale Music School, and George Litton, president of the Yale Russian Club. more
Walter J. Pasko has devoted his creative energy, for the past forty years, to the painting of landscapes directly from nature. His broad oil painting style has evolved from a need to capture the fleeting play of light and shadow patterns on the landscape more
November 13, 2014
Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice And Men, filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. more
November 14, 2014
Veteran folk-rocker Jonathan Edwards burst on the music scene 40 years ago with the mega-hit “Sunshine (Go Away Today),” and has since enjoyed a vibrant troubadour career based around his undeniable melodic gifts and an exuberant performance style. more
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

Beginning August 15 and continuing through October 31 many of Rockport's Main Street galleries and shops will be opening their doors for extended hours every Friday Night from 4 to 8 pm.

On Saturday, August 2nd, Manchester’s celebration of local art, music and food, Festival by the Sea, returns to downtown. The popular annual event will feature over 75 artists ranging from painters to jewelers and artisans.

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Auction celebrates its 27th run on Friday, July 18 at 5:00 pm at The Essex Room at Woodman’s, 125R Main Street, Essex.


Volunteers are needed this summer at the Rockport Booth. Volunteers can show their love of the Cape Ann community by welcoming and assisting visitors from around the world.

The Quarterdeck Inn By The Sea, Rockport
Visit Rockport Year Round
Rockport Inn & Suites!
Tuck Inn B&B
Inns of Rockport
Pleasant Street Inn, Rockport, MA
7 Seas Whale Watch, Gloucester


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of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
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Moonrise Over Motif No 1 - photo courtesy Tom Cox Halibut Point State Park - photo courtesy Les Bartlett