- The list below includes 97 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockport, Maine, including 78 different types of inexpensive activities like Recreation Centers, Bowling, Mini Golf and Art Museum.
- From Andre the Seal Statue to Rockport Marine Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rockland, Deer Isle, Camden and Belfast.
A unique statue in its own right, the Andre the Seal Statue is dedicated to a seal which was saved by a local fisherman, becoming a sort of local mascot. The marble statue was unveiled by Andre himself, 8 years before he died in 1986.
The Rockport Marine Park is situated directly on the harbor waterfront. Guests are able to enjoy activities like canoeing, kayaking, bird watching, fishing, hiking, picnicking, walking paths, and general lounging on the beach.
Landscaped with shrubs and fountains, Golfer's Crossing Mini Golf offers a challenging miniature golf course for children. The course is outdoors and features several obstacles like water and elevation challenges.
Noted breeders of Belted Galloway Cattle, Aldermere Farms is both an educational center and a working farm. Open to visitors, it features scenic views, educational programs with a focus on sustainability, and beef and cattle products for sale.
The Center for Maine Contemporary Art, or CMCA, showcases contemporary art by Maine artists in seasonal exhibitions. It also offers a variety of educational programs in visual art, photography, and related fields.
Penobscot Bay YMCA is a health and fitness center that offers a variety of programs for all ages. The center features a swimming pool, sauna, therapy pool, gymnasium, rock climbing center, and a variety of fitness equipment.
The Merryspring Horticultural Nature Park is a leisure park that features an herb garden, a gazebo titled 'The Hexagon', and a greenhouse. The park offers guided nature walks, bug safaris, and weekend workshops.
Camden-Rockport Historical Society maintains the Conway Homestead Museum, which is comprised of an eighteenth century house, nineteenth century barn, a blacksmith shop and a maple sugar house. It also contains the Cramer Museum which exhibits artifacts, memorabilia and archives.