From Rockport, it's roughly 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north to Bangor and 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the southwest to Portland.
Do visit the Merryspring Park when spending time in Rockport.
While it may be tempting to limit yourself to just the local sights while vacationing in Rockport, don't forget, Central Coast's diverse scenic delights lie just beyond your doorstep. While you are in the area, visit Camden. It is 2 miles (3 kilometers) away from Rockport and is home to the Camden Public Library and Merryspring Park. Another choice is to travel to Belfast. It's roughly 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Rockport and is home to the Belfast Historical Society and Museum and Belfast Harbor.
Augusta is approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Rockport. This regional center offers a some great visitor attractions, like Kennebec River Rail Trail, Turnpike Mall and Augusta Mill Park. University of Maine at Augusta, Kennebec Arsenal and Old Federal Building are just a sample of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
Visitors to Central Coast often go to the area's lighthouses.
Breathe in and feel your worries drift away as you try out some of the area's gentler pastimes such as shore fishing and cycling.
Even the best vacation can't go on forever, so when it's time return home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Rockland, 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the south.