- Our list of the best things to do in Rockport, Massachusetts, features the top 272 nearby activities — including 131 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Rockport, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Halibut Point Reservation is a local natural reserve built around Halibut Point which is comprised of million years old granite rocks and was an important site for granite mining. The reserve also has many walking trails, a visitor center and a granite mining museum.
Shalin Liu Performance Center is a local concert hall which maintains a quality acoustic system in an intimate stage setting with the Atlantic Ocean in the backdrop. The center regularly hosts a variety of concerts and cultural events by Rockport Music.
The North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center is a business that provides a number of kayak services to the general public. Customers are offered kayak tours, sales, and rentals, as well as many other options to enjoy.
Visitors can experience what its like to be a pirate on a live-action pirate cruise with Pirate Ship Formidable. The ship has several pirate actors that act out the history of pirates and teach visitors ship chores.
Sailor Dog Charters conducts sailing excursions from Rockport during the summer as well as full sailing vacations to the Virgin Islands in the winter. The charter yacht is a 2008 Island Packet 370 that can comfortably accommodate two to six people.