Where to stay around Rockport?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 385 holiday lettings near Rockport. From 212 houses to 65 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rockport for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rockport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rockport. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Shalin Liu Performance Center: 678 holiday lettings
  • Pebble Beach: 643 holiday lettings
  • Rockport Station: 678 holiday lettings
  • Halibut Point State Park: 861 holiday lettings
  • Firehouse Center for the Arts: 888 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rockport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Rockport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 212 houses in Rockport. Our other popular types of Rockport holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 65 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 14 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Rockport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA, Your Home Away From Home

    The historic (in American terms) coastal town of Rockport is located just one hour north of the city of Boston, in the New England state of Massachusetts. This is in the north-east of The United States of America. Holidays in Rockport have actually been popular for around 160 years now and many people travel to the area in order to take advantage of the great beaches that exist here, along with the plethora of popular activities that are available to participate in. The self catering accommodation in Rockport may well offer fantastic views out to sea, for a small premium. All properties are guaranteed to be extremely comfortable with all the mod-cons you will need for an enjoyable stay.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

    For your holidays in Rockport, it is a case of - you name it, you can do it! - in this part of the world. There are some scenic coastal walks to explore here; along with a myriad water-based activities such as swimming, sailing, snorkelling, wind surfing, chartered fishing trips and even whale watching opportunities at certain times of the year. You may also enjoy a spot of kayaking and there are golf courses located close-by for you to aim for that ever elusive ‘hole in one’. Ornithologists will find that there are ample venues and opportunities for them to spot rarer species of birds and the scenic countryside and coast will be truly inspirational for keen painters and photographers.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

    This part of the world has a number of lighthouses protecting the coastline and these are popular attractions to visit whilst on your holidays in Rockport. The names of these are Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse and the Twin Lighthouses. Some of the more historical attractions, where you can gain a good understanding of how Rockport has come to exist today include The Halibut Point State Park, The Paper House and The James Babson Cooperage Shop.

    Weather in Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

    Most people take their holidays in Rockport during the main summer months as this is when average temperatures should comfortably reach the mid-twenties degrees Celsius. The winter is definitely a different kettle of fish, with temperatures struggling to get much above freezing. Also, snowfall can be very common in Rockport from late-autumn until the spring, so do pack accordingly if you are heading to the area at this time of the year.

    Travel to Rockport, Massachusetts, USA

    The nearest airport to your self catering accommodation in Rockport will be an hour’s drive south at Boston Logan International (BOS). This airport has a good choice of flights to the UK and these are operated through British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, BMI, American Airways, United Airways and Delta Airways. Most of these flights leave from London Heathrow (LHR).

    Activities and attractions in and around Rockport

    Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Rockport has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Wolf Hollow (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
    • Mill River Winery (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
    • Salem Willows Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
    • Salem Toy Museum (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Rockport

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the natural features in Rockport

    Travellers love Rockport for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Rockport is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pebble Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Long Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Halibut Point State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Thatcher Island National Wildlife Refuge (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Thatcher's Island (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Plum Cove Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)