Motif No. 1 Images of Rockport’s iconic fishing shack on Bearskin Neck are known and recognized throughout the world, and instantly familiar to any student of art or art history. How Motif No. 1 Got Its Name “ROCKPORT’S trade mark…See full description
On Thursday, June 17 the Cape Ann Chamber’s Government Affairs Council and Rockport Division hosted a candidate forum for the five candidates seeking election to the Rockport Board of Selectmen at this year’s annual town election. The event took place at Rockport…See full description
The North Shore, a group of towns in Greater Boston, is a culturally important swath of Massachusetts. The coastal region is known for its excellent seafood, beautiful beaches, and historic landmarks. Many a good film has been filmed here as…See full description
July 8, 1856, is an important date in the history of Rockport. On that summer morning, 200 wives, mothers, daughters and assorted supporters gathered in Dock Square to take part in an event that would have repercussions to this very…See full description
Rockport was recently featured inn the May 2022 edition of SoCo Magazine. See article below.See full description
Rockport was recently declared the Prettiest Town in Massachusetts by MSN. “A romantic destination that’s only an hour from Boston, Rockport is located at the very tip of the Cape Ann peninsula and has miles of beaches for you to…See full description
HIGHER GAS PRICES HAVE AMERICANS CONSIDERING SUMMER TRAVEL CLOSER TO HOME Article by AAA Northeast More than 60 percent of Americans say they will consider traveling closer to home this summer if gas prices continue above current levels, according to…See full description
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).
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…See full description
A Walking Guide of Rockport, MA WALK ONE -The Headlands and Old Garden Path. From Dock Square, proceed up Mount Pleasant Street, passing T-Wharf with its view of Motif#1 on your left. You will soon pass the Hannah Jumper House,…See full description
Article by Kena Morris (Photo Credit: Coastal Exposure) Located at the tip of the Cape Ann peninsula, Rockport is known for its many outdoor water activities. The northeast coast is full of cities looking forward to summer vacation once winter passes.…See full description