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Bearskin Neck

Main St. and Mt. Pleasant St., Dock Square, Rockport, MA 01966
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shopping and restuarants

This a fun place to visit. We come here every year and there is something for everyone. There... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Cute tourist place

We were lucky and got a great parking spot on the street. lt is a very cute area for walking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“ice cream” (56 reviews)
“art galleries” (42 reviews)
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Main St. and Mt. Pleasant St., Dock Square, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This a fun place to visit. We come here every year and there is something for everyone. There were few new stores this year.

Thank lovenorthshore2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were lucky and got a great parking spot on the street. lt is a very cute area for walking around strolling in and out of shops. Very pretty and great ocean views.

Thank mittmott
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a treat today to spend time on Bearskin Neck! There are so many interesting people to watch, galleries to admire, and stores to shop. It is an eclectic mix of quirky, elegant, playful, whimsy, and more. There are many places along the way to...More

Thank yogadr
Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring college in the morning, drove for about an hour out to enjoy the afternoon at a quaint seaside town away from the Boston traffic. Had coffee and sweets, and then dinner. The weather happened to be sunny and warm- perfect visit during a...More

Thank sofiteme
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some perfectly nice boutiques and restaurants lining the neck, and great views at the end. But the mobs of people in good weather are a real detriment.

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed walking around and browsing in all the shops. Several little novelty store, Plenty of ice cream shops there. At the end there are some beautiful views of the harbor. The breakwater is there that protects the harbor from waves. Beautiful scene.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked on Trip Advisor for "Things to do" and decided to try Rockport. What a quaint and picturesque town. Bearskin Neck is a beautiful stroll with yummy restaurants and ice cream shops. There's a great variety of artists and galleries and eclectic stores to poke...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited Bearskin Neck two nights in a row. It's a beautiful area with lots of shops and little eateries. Views of the water at almost every turn. The town of Rockport is a very artsy town, and it's great to be...More

Thank sarahdrew61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are many shops and galleries which are fun to wander through. However, we did find that quite a few of them close pretty early on weekdays or are not open at all certain days of the week. We ran into the same problem with...More

Thank sloopy16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a number of times and we love to walk and shop in the stores. There are many galleries as well as other stores. The Old Country Store is fun with items from the past. Along the way, you can stop and...More

Thank Playful_One
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Questions & Answers
18 March 2017|
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Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
Not all will be open, so call ahead or contact the Chamber of Commerce. Some shop owners have seasonal shops down south.
Lisa C
2 August 2016|
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Response from susansX197DY | Reviewed this property |
There is a shuttle from their transfer staion. Last time we used it I think it was a couple dollars a person but the parking was free
8 July 2016|
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Response from gustavsen | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take the train from North Station Boston to Rockport. Then walk around the Rockport waterfront. Not far from station