- The list below includes 222 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockport, Massachusetts, including 110 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Hiking Trails and Movie Theaters.
- From Loblolly Point to Front Beach & Back Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gloucester, Salem, Beverly and Hampton.
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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.
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.
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.
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.