Photo Courtesy of a TripAdvisor Traveler/beachboywantabeSamoset Resort is on the water with 18 holes of golf and a very nice restaurant.  Rockport, Maine sunrise from Dodge Mountain

Families will love:

  • Andre the Seal Statue
  • Special tours at Aldermere Farms
  • Cruises on the Schooner Yacht Heron

Has your family seen "Andre"? The movie, released in 1994, is an adaptation of the book, "A Seal Called Andre," which tells the remarkable true story of an abandoned seal who befriended a young girl (portrayed by Tina Majorino) and her family in Rockport, Maine. Watch the film (which also starred Whoopi Goldberg), then take your children to the Andre the Seal Statue ... more
Has your family seen "Andre"? The movie, released in 1994, is an adaptation of the book, "A Seal Called Andre," which tells the remarkable true story of an abandoned seal who befriended a young girl (portrayed by Tina Majorino) and her family in Rockport, Maine. Watch the film (which also starred Whoopi Goldberg), then take your children to the Andre the Seal Statue in Rockport Marine Park for a photo op they won't forget.

Other activities in Rockport, Maine include a visit to postcard-worthy Aldermere Farms to see the famous Belted Galloways (and in the spring, their calves), and a hike (easy) to Beech Hill for panoramic views of the area. Lining Penobscot Bay, Rockport also features several beaches.

Rockport has a downtown area with shops and restaurants, as does nearby Camden, Maine. In fact, that's the beauty of a visit to the mid-coast of Maine -- it's easy to base yourself in one town and make day trips to several others in one trip. Whether your family stays in Rockport, Maine or elsewhere, don't pass up a visit to this charming New England town.

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