Perched upon a cliff towering over the Atlantic, you'll be delighted to discover the historic Emerson Inn by the Sea. You can enjoy tantalizing hand-crafted cocktails alfresco, such as this delicious peach-infused libation.
3. THE HIKING
With miles and miles of coastline and Halibut Point State Park, made of sheets of 440 million year-old granite that now descend from rocky headland to the tidal pools below—walk, hike or jog and enjoy scenic vistas at every turn.
4. THE SHOPPING
Stroll Rockport’s charming Main Street and eclectic Bearskin Neck to explore one-of-a-kind shops where you'll discover handmade jewelry, fashionable clothing, local crafts, accessories for your home, scrumptious chocolates and so much more.
And don't forget the homemade ice cream and fresh-caught, local seafood.
5. THE HISTORY
Iconic Motif No. 1 has drawn artists and art lovers to picturesque Rockport Harbor since the early 1800s. You may recognize it from The Proposal!
Rockport, Massachusetts (just 40 miles north of Boston) was settled in 1623 and made a name for itself with its abundant granite quarries, timber for shipbuilding and of course—one of the finest fishing grounds in New England.