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Scuba divers and tourists flock to Rockport to enjoy the sea. Rockport is at the farthest end of Cape Ann on the north shore of Massachusetts. Formerly just a quaint fishing village, the town is now a very affluent community that includes a great number of tourists in the summer months. Somehow the town manages to keep a laid-back atmosphere, probably because so many people there are on vacation. Unfortunately, the laid-back atmosphere does not extend to the police, who take great delight in ticketing and towing cars without resident parking stickers.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great scuba diving, pretty ocean views, Tuck's Candy Shop!
  • Cons:Few places to park, traffic tie-ups in summer months.
  • In a nutshell:Great New England coastal town.
  • Last visit to Rockport: Aug 2003
  • Intro Updated Aug 18, 2003
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  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Sep 15, 2008 at 6:29 AM

    I'm not a diver, but love Rockport. Glad you offered info I couldn't possibly know. I've just overhauled my page after spending a glorious 4 days up there.

  • Cruefan's Profile Photo
    Jun 6, 2005 at 7:36 PM

    I haven't been to Rockport since I lived in Boston, it's worth a visit.

  • gosiaPL's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2003 at 4:10 PM

    Wow, I've read about Rockport but you've shown the town from a completely new angle, thanks!

  • dracko's Profile Photo
    Mar 21, 2003 at 10:29 AM

    Nice tips on diving Cape Ann! Can't wait for the water to get warmer!


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