From Rockport to:
7 miles (11 km) S
40 miles (64.5 km) SW
Commuter Rail trains
run from Boston's North
Station to Salem,
The trip from Boston to Rockport (map) takes
about 75 minutes (1-1/4 hours). There
are eight trains in each
direction every weekday, seven on Saturday
and Sunday. Schedules.
CATOC, the Cape
Ann Transportation Operating Company (tel
978-283-7916), runs local buses among the
and villages of Cape Ann.
You reach Cape
Ann by following I-95 or
I-93 to MA Route
Between Gloucester and Rockport are
two loop roads (map):
— MA Route 127 takes you
to Rockport through
the middle of Cape
Ann, then loops around the northern and western shores to return to Gloucester.
MA Route 127A, on the other hand, takes
you up the eastern shore of Cape
If you get lost, don't
worry. In a short while some loop will
bring you back to one or the other town.
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