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Once again I escaped my world and ran to Rockport to hide for a few days as a happy birthday to me present. I highly recommend it.
Rockport is always comfortable and rewarding for me whether I go pre-season, mid season or end of season. I find endless things to do and see.
Scenery for photographers, good fresh fish, terrific shopping, friendly people, and the sophistication of their newest theater. You can find many art galleries, go on a sunset sail, rent a kayak, walk several different beaches... or just find a bench or rock and sit in that wonderful sun.
Imagine all the stories these walls would tell if they could. Hundreds of people wander through Rockport on tour busses and vacationing every year. Just about every one of them takes a picture of this wonderful old fishing shack scituated prominently at the head of the small basin which is literally in the heart of the town.
The Rockport Art Association is on the main street and open daily. You can browse or buy.... no pressure.
Driving from Gloucester or Manchester to Rockport - you can find a number of coves and beaches. Beautiful views all around.
- Pros:Crashing ocean, peaceful coves, great seafood, artists' colonies...sunshine!!
- Cons:Never enough time to explore every corner
- In a nutshell:Rockport feels like a second home to me
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