Rockport is a beautiful coastal Massachusetts town that's both a fishing hub and an arts center. The Rockport Art Colony has been a significant part of the community since the mid-1800s, when it hosted artists including Winslow Homer and Edward Hopper. Many artists still call Rockport home, and lobster fishing remains a significant part of the local economy. You could have a great day with your dog simply walking along Rockport's scenic streets and around its marina and harbor. It also has one veterinary clinic to address your dog's medical needs.
As you wander, make sure you don't miss Millbrook Meadow and Pond. Locals refer to this local park as their "green jewel." Rolling hills and a recently restored duck pond are among the sights that draw artists here to paint en plein air. Benches provide spots to rest and take in the beautifully manicured landscaping. Expansive grassy areas give you plenty of room to roam and romp with your dog. You will need to keep your pup on a leash at Millbrook Meadow and bring your own waste bags and water.
As your eye wanders from the masts of distant ships to your dog's wagging tail, you might just feel inspired to pick up a paintbrush to record your perfect day in Rockport.