Events & Attractions

There are lots of things to see and do around Rockport and Cape Ann. Here are some of our favorites; there are links to many more at the bottom of the page.


Attractions and activities:

Things to do if it's raining:

Dining:

  • The Fish Shack 21 Dock Square, Rockport (978) 546-6667
    • Casual dining overlooking Rockport harbor
  • Duckworth's Bistrot 197 East Main Street, Gloucester (978) 282-4426
    • First class bistro dining
  • Top Dog 2 Doyle Cove Road  Rockport (978) 546-0006
    • Fried clams and gourmet hot dogs.
  • Lo Grassos 13 Railroad Ave, Rockport (978) 546-7977
    • Italian Family Dining
  • The Lobster Pool 329 Granite Street, Rockport (978) 546-7808
    • Casual indoor and outdoor seafood dining overlooking Ipswich Bay
  • Alchemy 3 Duncan St., Gloucester (978) 281-3997
    • Modern American and international cuisine
  • Franklin Cape Ann 118 Main Street, Gloucester (978) 283-7888
    • Bistro dining
  • Helmut's Strudel, 60 Bearskin Neck  Rockport (978) 546-2824
    • Fresh pastry, croissants, espresso and orange juice by the ocean
  • Ally's Eatery 2 Dock Sq, Rockport (978) 546-2409
    • Sandwiches, soups and wraps
  • Atlantic Pizza 4 Old Harbor Road Rockport (978) 546-2420
    • Hand-tossed thin crust pizza, sandwiches and salads with views of the Old Harbor
  • Giuseppe's Ristorante & Piano Bar 2 Main Street  Gloucester (978) 879-4622
    • Itlian family dining and music
  • The Causeway Restaurant 78 Essex Ave Gloucester (978) 281-5256
    • Legendary unpretentious seafood restaurant

More Things to See and Do: