Tourists throng this small hamlet on the north shore, because of the two boat lines based there, but Rockport also is a destination popular with regional residents, because of its scenic ambiance and pleasant dining.
Rockport has a boat-building tradition, carried on with its marinas. Huck Marine has a popular webcam - which allows Islanders to view the River though ever season.
Rockport celebrates the river, even when frozen. Its Winter Carnival convenes many air boats.