- 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.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Rockport, MA , followed by 255 popular activities in nearby cities, including Salem, Gloucester, Beverly, Hampton, Lynn, Newburyport, Marblehead, Danvers, Ipswich, Amesbury, Saugus, Haverhill, Peabody, North Andover, Rye, Seabrook, Essex, North Hampton, Portsmouth and Revere
Rockport's Square Circle is an art gallery that features indoor and outdoor artwork and sculptures. The charming gallery and shop feature prominent awnings, making it easy to find, and the artist features primarily Jewish and Hebrew works including Seder plates.
The large towers that have welcomed seafarers to Thatcher Island since the 18th century, the Cape Ann Twin Lights, are the sole surviving multiple lights on any U.S. coast. Visitors can reserve free boat service to the island in summertime.
The Little Art Cinema is an old-fashioned movie theater that showcases great films and offers friendly service for guests of all ages. Though not modern, it does have a lot of charm and offers a one-of-a-kind moviegoing experience.
A historic and scenic lighthouse on Straghtsmouth Island, Straightsmouth Lighthouse is viewable from hiking trails and from the water via kayak or canoe. Guided boat tours are also available for tourists to view the landmark.
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Family-owned and operated, Ryan & Wood, Inc. Distilleries specialize in handcrafted distilled spirits including a variety of gin, rum, vodka and more. Guided tours of the premises including the process of fermentation, distillation and barreling, are available.
Good Harbor Beach is a half mile stretch of raked sand that opens to the Atlantic ocean with many dunes and marshes surrounding it. Visitors can enjoy surfing and floating here when the tide is high and at low tide, they can walk up to the Salt island.