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Rockport, Massachusetts

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Shops
Alikat - comfortable women's clothing, including Fresh Produce, Color Me Cotton, Chalet, Willow WEBSITE
Toad Hall Bookstore - full service independent book store; donates profit to environmental projects WEBSITE
Beadles Bead Shop - great variety of beads; classes for children, first timers and advanced students WEBSITE
Bearskin Neck Leathers - leather goods and footware; located on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
China Gifts - small gift shop, mentioned on yelp.com WEBSITE
Bearskin Neck Country Store - store with toys, knick knacks, souvenirs, penny candy and more WEBSITE
My Sea Baby - infant clothing, toys, books, furniture; located in downtown Rockport WEBSITE
Kaihlanen Gallery - paintings by artist/owner, Lauri Kaihlanen; located on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
House of Glass - assortment of glass items, gifts, cards, candles; WEBSITE
Rachael's & Emma's Jewelry - jewelry store on Bearskin Neck; merchantcircle.com WEBSITE
Kala:Roopa - hand crafted items from around the world; jewlery, belts, blankets; on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
Floating Lotus - Asian imports; crafts, jewelry, clothing, instruments, Tibetan rugs, home decor WEBSITE
Happy Whale Toy Store - toys, stuffed animals, dolls, books, games; on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE

List of shops on Bearskinneck - bearskinneck.net; shops, restaurants, lodging WEBSITE
Shop Info and pictures - tuckinn.com; attractions page at Tuck Inn website WEBSITE
Lists of retail shops and stores - list of shops by category at rockportusa.com WEBSITE
Clothing Shopping - list of clothing shops at rockportusa.com WEBSITE

General Information
General Information - online travel guide; rockportusa.com; events, accommodations, restaurants, attractions WEBSITE
Unofficial Online Guide - capeannmass.com; history, insider tips, lodging, dining, beaches WEBSITE
General Travel Links - cape-ann.com; general travel information and links; lodging, dining, museums WEBSITE
Cape Ann Travel Information - capeannvacations.com; general travel information, upcoming events WEBSITE
General Info and Links - tuckinn.com; Rockport inn with links to attractions and visitor information WEBSITE
Art Colony - Rocky Neck Art Colony in nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
General Information about Arts - cape-ann.com; links WEBSITE
Art Galleries and Associations - cape-ann.com; links WEBSITE
Town of Rockport Visitor Info - townofrockport.com ; Visitors links to general info, videos, walking tours, attractionsWEBSITE

Maps
Rockport Map - frommers.com; map of downtown Rockport WEBSITE
Directions - rockportusa.com WEBSITE

Restaurants
The Fish Shack - chowder, fried seafood, sandwiches; located at Dock Square, downtown Rockport WEBSITE
Bracketts - open April through October - oceanview dining on Main St. downtown WEBSITE
Ellen's Harborside - lunch and dinner; plenty of seafood and desserts; located downtown; casual WEBSITE
My Place By-The-Sea - oceanview restaurant at the end of Bearskin Neck; sound is on! WEBSITE
Top Dog of Rockport - hot dogs and fried clams; seasonal; located on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
Pigeon Cove Tavern - new in May 2016; ocean view dining at the Emerson InnWEBSITE
LoGrasso's Cafe & Bistro - casual Italian restaurant; short drive from downtown WEBSITE
Rockin' Cupcakes - cupcakes and other desserts in small shop on Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
Rockport Fudgery - fresh fudge made daily; cider, candy, "elephant ears" (flaky cinnamon pastry) WEBSITE
Tuck's Candy Factory - many varieties of candy and chocolate; chocolate filled peppermint candy WEBSITE
Helmut's Strudel - pastry and coffee shop on Bearskin Neck; trip advisor reviews WEBSITE

Restaurant List - list from capeannmass.com; includes all price ranges; many are seasonal only WEBSITE

Where to Stay
The Tuck Inn Bed and Breakfast - 1790 colonial on a side street; short walk to village center WEBSITE
Seacrest Manor - 8 room ocean view manor; peaceful, nice views, short drive to town WEBSITE
Beach & King Street Inn - elegant casual style; short walk to town; overlooking beach WEBSITE
The Seaward - Spruce cottage (also known as the Gullsnest) for rent; close to ocean; large inn no longer part of Seaward WEBSITE
The Peg Leg Inn - large inn on Front Beach, 5 minute walk to Bearskin Neck WEBSITE
The Seafarer Inn - ocean views, short walk to town, quiet seaside neighborhood; open year round WEBSITE
Emerson Inn By the Sea - historic grand hotel on Pigeon Cove; oceanviews; restaurant WEBSITE
The Inn on Cove Hill - historic Federal style home; short walk to downtown; not all winter dates available WEBSITE
Yankee Clipper Inn - ocean view 1929 mansion on rocky bluff; function room, restaurant WEBSITE
Lantana House - short walk to downtown; porch on downtown street WEBSITE
Addison Choate Inn - 1 1/2 blocks to town center, re-opening in May 2011 WEBSITE
Rockport Inn & Suites - hotel w/ indoor pool, tennis courts, fitness room, continental breakfast, pet-friendly WEBSITE
Linden Tree Inn - Victorian style B&B; short walk to downtown & beach; full breakfast WEBSITE

Inns of Rockport - innsofrockport.com; association of inns, hotels, motels and rentals WEBSITE
List of B&B's - bedandbreakfast.com; list of inns and B&Bs with description and price range WEBSITE
More B&B's - bnbfinder.com; list of inns and B&Bs; surrounding towns also WEBSITE

Events, Activities, Attractions
Events and Festivals (Lots going on for Christmas!) - rockportusa.com list of monthly events WEBSITE
Rockport Eve - special events for New Year's Eve WEBSITE
Activities & Attractions (Beaches, Lighthouses, Parks and More) - rockportusa.com; kayaking, fishing, saling charters, river cruise WEBSITE
List of Attractions - tuckinn.com; bird watching, beaches, hiking, museums, quarries, historic properties WEBSITE
Bearskin Neck - short piece of land on Rockport Harbor, home to unique shops and artists' studios WEBSITE
History of Motif No. 1 - red shack on Bearskin Neck Wharf, famous subject for art students WEBSITE
Millbrook Meadow - small park with playground off Beach St. WEBSITE
Art Colony - Rocky Neck Art Colony in nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
Halibut Point State Park - rocky coastline, ocean views, small visitor center & museum, quarry WEBSITE
Thacher Island Twin Lights - twin lighthouses built on a small island off Rockport; walking trails WEBSITE
Ravenswood Park - hiking trails, picnic areas, bird watching cross-country skiing; Gloucester WEBSITE
Hammond Castle Museum - medieval-style castle, ocean views; seasonal hours; check website WEBSITE
Cape Ann Whale Watch - whale watch trips from nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
Seven Seas Whale Watch - whale watch trips from nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
Whale Watch Tours - tuckinn.com list of whale watch tours from Gloucester WEBSITE
The Paper House - house made of paper in 1922 by Elis F. Stenman; furniture too WEBSITE
Cape Ann Museum - artifacts, paintings, sculpture, Native American tools WEBSITE
Antique Shops - visit Essex for antique shops; list from tuckinn.com WEBSITE
Beaches - capeannmass.com; beach descriptions with details about facilities and parking WEBSITE
Coolidge Reservation - walking trails, scenic ocean views in Manchester-By-The-Sea WEBSITE

Kids
Events and Festivals (Lots going on for Christmas!) - rockportusa.com list of monthly events WEBSITE
Rockport Eve - special events for New Year's Eve WEBSITE
Activities & Attractions (Beaches, Lighthouses, Parks and More) - rockportusa.com; kayaking, fishing, saling charters, river cruise WEBSITE
List of Attractions - tuckinn.com; bird watching, beaches, hiking, museums, quarries, historic properties WEBSITE
Bearskin Neck - short piece of land on Rockport Harbor, home to unique shops and artists' studios WEBSITE
History of Motif No. 1 - red shack on Bearskin Neck Wharf, famous subject for art students WEBSITE
Millbrook Meadow - small park with playground off Beach St. WEBSITE
Halibut Point State Park - rocky coastline, ocean views, small visitor center & museum, quarry WEBSITE
Thacher Island Twin Lights - twin lighthouses built on a small island off Rockport; walking trails WEBSITE
Ravenswood Park - hiking trails, picnic areas, bird watching cross-country skiing; Gloucester WEBSITE
Hammond Castle Museum - medieval-style castle, ocean views; seasonal hours; check website WEBSITE
Cape Ann Whale Watch - whale watch trips from nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
Seven Seas Whale Watch - whale watch trips from nearby Gloucester WEBSITE
Whale Watch Tours - tuckinn.com list of whale watch tours from Gloucester WEBSITE
The Paper House - house made of paper in 1922 by Elis F. Stenman; furniture too WEBSITE
Cape Ann Museum - artifacts, paintings, sculpture, Native American tool WEBSITE
Beaches - capeannmass.com; beach descriptions with details about facilities and parking WEBSITE
Coolidge Reservation - walking trails, scenic ocean views in Manchester-By-The-Sea WEBSITE

Holiday Shopping and Festivities in Rockport, Massachusetts