Located in Knox County, Rockport is a small town on the coast of Maine. Rockport is a great place to go if you love the outdoors since you can go kayaking, hiking, and more. Rockport is within driving distance of other popular spots in Maine, such as Portland, Bar Harbor, and Brunswick.
Go kayaking through Rockport with Maine Kayak. You can go for as little as a high day or go for several days and camp on different islands overnight. Head over to Rockport Marine Park to go canoeing or have a relaxing picnic. For hiking, check out the Spruce Mountain Lookout or the Beech Hill Preserve. Through the Camden-Rockport Historical Society, you can go on tours of historic sites such as the Maple Sugar House and the Blacksmith Shop. For local seafood, have dinner at 18 Central Oyster Bar & Grill or eat on the by the ocean at Waterfront.
You can take a day trip to Portland, Maine, which is only an hour and a half drive from Rockport. In Portland you can walk and shop your way through Old Port, take the family to the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine, or go sailing in Casco Bay. You can also go walking through the Eastern Promenade or take a tour of the Portland Observatory. Another fun day trip you can take while staying Rockport is to Bar Harbor, Maine, which is a two-hour drive. In Bar Harbor you can go hiking up Cadillac Mountain and in Acadia National Park. In Acadia you can also go snowmobiling, camping, or cross-country skiing. Another town you can explore in Maine is Brunswick. In Brunswick you can go to their popular Farmers Market, bike along the Androscoggin River Bicycle Path, or attend the Bowdoin International Music Festival.
Stay in a large house that sleeps eight or a cozy cottage that’s in a residential neighborhood but within walking distance of downtown Rockport. If you’re looking to stay downtown, you can stay in the Lord Camden Inn, which has suites with balconies. For a more luxurious experience, you can stay at the Samoset Resort, which has cottages, a pool, and a golf course. Wherever you choose to stay, Tripping can help you compare all of the rentals in the area by price, ratings, reviews, and more. Book your Rockport vacation rental today!
If you are planning to go on day trips to other parts of Maine or even to other states, the best option is probably to rent a car. There are several nearby car rental companies, including Budget Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. For taxi companies, there are also a number of companies, including Schooner Bay Taxi and Joe’s Taxi. Amtrak also has the Camden Bus Stop in Rockport.
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