Rockport at a Glance:

DOCKAGE

Town of Rockport

(978) 546-9589

Overnight and short-term transient dockage can be arranged through the harbormaster’s office.

ANCHORAGES

As long as winds are not out of the north or east,
anchoring is possible along the north side of Bearskin Neck,
as well as south of Sandy Bay Ledge in some 20 feet of water.

KAYAK & BIKE RENTAL

North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center

(978) 546-5050

Kayak tours, rentals and sales on Bearskin Neck. Also rents bicycles and pedal-driven craft.

WHERE TO EAT

Ellen’s Harborside

(978) 546-2512

Fresh seafood, pit barbecue and traditional New England fare at a reasonable price on the T-Wharf.

My Place By the Sea

(978) 546-9667

Upscale dining at the end of Bearskin Neck. Romantic ocean views a specialty.

Roy Moore’s Fish Shack (pictured at right)

(978) 546-6667

The spot for classic seafood favorites, including fried clams, lobster, fish and chips and more.

Helmut’s Strudel

(978) 546-2824

Authentic Austrian strudel of every type and taste, on Bearskin Neck.

Blue Lobster Grille

(978) 546-9990

Breakfast, lunch and dinner spot with harbor views.

COOL SHOPS

La Provence

(978) 546-5868

Importers of authentic French tablecloths, accessories and fine soaps and perfumes.

Tuck’s Candy Factory

(978) 546-6352

Amazing candies and chocolates, all handmade in Rockport since 1929.

The Pewter Shop

(978) 546-2105

Fine pewter-based jewelry and crafts.

Floating Lotus

(978) 546-2367

Handmade clothing, jewelry, bags and home décor items from around the world.

Lula’s Pantry

(978) 546.0010

Unique bowls, place settings, utensils and kitchen items.

THINGS TO SEE + DO

Rockport Farmers’ Market

Held Saturdays at Harvey Park from 9:00 to 1:00.

North Shore Kayak Outdoor Center

(978) 546-5050

Sea-kayaking tours, as well as kayak and bike rentals.

Guided tours depart from Bearskin Neck daily from Memorial Day to mid-September.

Paper House

Tour this fascinating house made entirely of newspaper. Open 10:00 to 5:00, spring through fall.

Halibut Point State Park

(978) 546-2997

Former granite quarry with spectacular views of the ocean. Great spot for a picnic or bike ride.

Rockport Shalin Liu Performance Center

(978) 546-7391

Modern 330-seat venue near the harbor hosting chamber music, jazz, pop and folk concerts.