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    Bearskin Neck

    by garridogal Updated Jul 24, 2011

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    Bearskin Neck is a store, restaurant and gallery filled peninsula off of Rockport. It's where you want to explore first when you visit this town. You could spend hours on it, visiting the shops, having a meal or snack and just enjoying how freaking cute it all is. Enjoy!

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    • Arts and Culture
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  • This place is so boring

    by Fucian Written Nov 26, 2011

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    I spent the weekend in Rockport Massachusetts and it was a huge mistake. The town shuts down at around 5pm so when u arrived at 4pm on a Friday and saw the shops closing down I thought WTH. Then there were only 3 places to eat and I tried them all and the food was a combination of microwaved and leftover crap. I walked through the whole town in 2 hours and all of the shops were full of junk. The only 2 good things about this place were the Tuck Inn which had a great breakfast and the home made taffy. If you are looking for fun then skip this place. It is only good for the near dead and dead.

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    • Diving and Snorkeling
    • Seniors

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    Rockport is not exactly a...

    by BuickMackane Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Rockport is not exactly a hotbed of excitement, but that doesn't keep people from coming to experience its natural beauty. You might want to laze on a beach, go diving, hike through Halibut Point State Park, take a sunset cruise or whale watching expedition, or stroll around the art galleries.
    Photography buffs will love Rockport. There's so much beautiful scenery to capture on film. There is a red fishing shack in the heart of downtown called 'Motif #1.' It is so famous that when the building was severely damaged during a storm, Kodak and/or Polaroid put up the money to rebuild the structure, which is reportedly one of the most frequently photographed buildings in the world.

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    MOTIV 1 IT'S THE MOST...

    by mangoblue99 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    MOTIV 1 IT'S THE MOST PAINTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED PLACES IN THE WORLD. THIS IS NOT THE ORIGINAL BUILDING.THE OLD ONE WAS DAMMAGED BUT A LARGE STORM IN THE 1980s.
    TRY TO COME UP WITH A NEW PERSPRCTIVE ON A CLASSIC LOOK......

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    VISIT MOTIF # 1

    by Rich62 Written Jul 12, 2009
    UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH MOTIF # 1
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    SEE FOR YOURSELF just what the appeal of this simple building is. Is it the setting more than the building? Is is the faded red color against the blue harbor? Is it your indigestion after eating that hot dog?

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    • Budget Travel
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    Bearskin Neck

    by aukahkay Written Mar 9, 2006
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    Rockport is a crown jewel of the Massachusetts coastline. Steeped in rich seafaring and art history, Rockport on Cape Ann has the same quiet charm it offered when it first welcomed summer visitors over 160 years ago. It has miles of lovely beaches, boulder-strewn paths, fishing coves, little cafes, seafood restaurants and art galleries.
    Bearskin Neck is a little peninsula of land jutting out into the sea. On both sides are souvenir shops, cafes, seafood restaurants serving Maine lobsters and other seafood, and art galleries.

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    TAKE A BOAT TRIP...

    by mangoblue99 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    TAKE A BOAT TRIP...
    GO ON A WHALE WATCH OR DEEP SEA FISHING TRIP.YOU CAN RENT KYACK'S AND TAKE LEASONS..

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    CHECK OUT THE LOCALS AT WORK

    by mangoblue99 Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    CHECK OUT THE LOCALS AT WORK
    GOOD PHOTO OPPERTUNITIES

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    BEARSKIN NECK AND TUNA WHALF...

    by mangoblue99 Written Aug 24, 2002

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    BEARSKIN NECK AND TUNA WHALF
    ALL TYPES OF SHOPS AND GALLERYS TO CHOOSE FROM..

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    Salty Air

    by Tripp Written Jul 21, 2003
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    We stumbled upon this quaint little place, and have returned several times. Better than Ole Cape Cod!

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    • Beaches

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    Rockport harbor

    by dinhyen Written Sep 12, 2002

    Kind of reminds me of the movie "Jaws", in particular the "Jaws" set at Universal Studios in Hollywood. Go ahead, hop on the boat :)

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