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Rockport Travel Guide

Rockport is a historic coastal town in Massachusetts that offers an outdoor getaway you won’t forget. There are miles of beaches for a leisurely stroll and woods you can go hiking through, as well as boasting a picturesque harbor. There are also lots of art galleries in Rockport due to the city’s seaside beauty and, as you can imagine, seafood is the main local cuisine here. Of course, there are plenty of casual and fine-dining options offering ocean views. Downtown Rockport is ideal for shopaholics to discover unique handcrafted jewelry, crafts, gifts, and clothing stores.

Things to Do in Rockport

Tourists love a trip to Bearskin Neck in Rockport where there's everything from art galleries and shops to views of Rockport Harbor. All of these places are in old fishermen shacks that have been converted. There are fantastic views out to the Atlantic Ocean at The Point, while at Pebble Beach you can walk along the sand and admire the sea. Alternatively, head to Front Beach, near to shops and restaurants. A famous spot for tourists is the Motif Number 1, a red fishing shack that is the most painted building in the world and something you could only find at the seaside. It's a great photo opportunity and can be spotted around Rockport. You can even get a boat out to Thatcher’s Island, where there are two twin lighthouses. Instagrammers be ready!

Best Places to Stay in Rockport

Rockport is known for its welcoming hospitality and visitors can find everything from cozy inns to budget motels.

Best Time to Visit Rockport

For sunshine and hot temperatures, the months of June, July, and August are a winner in Rockport. There is also pleasant weather during spring for this lovable costal spot.

Price and Availability Index in Rockport

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Rockport is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Rockport is in the high season in August. Rockport has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Rockport tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Rockport tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Rockport

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Rockport. The warmest months in Rockport are July and August, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Rockport is April with 7.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.96 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Rockport

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more. Rockport has 691 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to Rockport can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Rockport costs on average $349 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 354 accommodations in Rockport that have WiFi. 25 places to stay include a breakfast. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 7 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Rockport, you'll want to pick from 315 places to stay that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 94 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in Rockport, including 192 places to stay from Airbnb, 94 accommodations from Homeaway and 83 places to stay from VRBO

416 of our accommodations in Rockport have been reviewed and rated. 66% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 228 places to stay right now.

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