If you enjoy outdoor activities and beautiful, rugged nature, then Rockport is a perfect choice for you. A holiday rental home in Rockport will put you close to all manner of outdoor activities no matter what time of the year you choose to visit. Each home is very well-appointed, so you will be sure to have everything that you need to enjoy your stay.
It doesn’t matter what time of the year that you choose to holiday to Rockport. There are plenty of activities in both summer and winter. During the summer months, enjoy swimming, kayaking, fishing, boating and hiking. Boat tours are also available. Many visitors enjoy backpacking and some even choose to spend a night camping out under the stars. If you visit during the winter, you will find that ski resorts are located nearby where you can enjoy downhill and cross-country skiing as well as other snow related activities such as snowboarding and snowmobiling. There are several well-marked trails for snowmobiles, and don’t be surprised if you spot a deer, bear or even a moose as you make your way on the trails.
There are many interesting attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Rockport. The Centre for Maine Contemporary Art and the Prism Glass Gallery are just two of the many nearby art galleries and museums. The Boothbay Harbour Aquarium is a wonderful way to spend the day with the entire family. See marine life from all over the world, spend time at the touch tank and talk to marine life experts who can answer your questions.
Rockport is home to very cold winters and mild summers. The average low temperatures during the winter months are between -12° and -1° C, and the average highs are between -1° and 8° C. During the spring, the average lows are between 6° and 12° C and the highs are 11° to 17° C. In the summer, the average low temperatures are between 12° and 15° C and the highs are 22° to 24° C. There is between 83 and 145 mm of precipitation per month. The least occurs during July and August and the most during the month of November. In the winter, most of the precipitation is snow.
The closest airport to Rockport is Knox County Regional Airport (RKD), located 15 km away. The Augusta State Airport is located 59 km from Rockport. Bangor International Airport (BHB), is about 72 km away. You will need a car for use during your stay.