- TripBuzz found 232 things to do with kids in or near Rockport, Massachusetts, including 220 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Salem, Gloucester, Beverly and Lynn.
- From Pirate Ship Formidable to Texas Coast Fly Fishing, the Rockport area offers 113 different types of family activities, including: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Theaters.
- Located forty miles northeast of Boston is the city of Rockport. Surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean, the waterfront city is a popular tourist destination, famous for its lobster and prime fishing locations. A scenic strip of old fishermen shacks turned into shops and cafes is one of the most popular spots in the city, as is Thacher's Island, an offshore attraction that features twin lighthouses.
MetroRock provides climbing for people of all ages and abilities. They offer an easy to moderate terrain in a controlled environment for newcomers along with a thorough and extensive training facility for experienced climbers.
Fishing Finatics is the bait and tackle store operated by Pete Santini, the designer of a proprietary lure sold only here. In addition to offering tackle advice to anglers of all abilities, they also book regular charters as well.
Views of the Tobin Bridge and the Boston skyline are offered at the Mary O' Malley Waterfront Park which is bordered by both the Island End River and Mystic River. Paths for walking and jogging, tennis courts, and playground equipment are available.
The Show Baseball & Softball Academy is an indoor sports facility that has the goal of providing a safe learning atmosphere for athletes to play in. The facility spans 10,000-sqft and offers individual lessons and clinics.
Renamed and repaired in 1791, Fort Constitution was used during the war of 1812, and to train military units during the Civil War. The Fort Constitution Historic Site now provides a glimpse of that past through walking trails, the fort, and a lighthouse on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.