Day-cation to Rockport, Massachusetts

About two hours from where I live- one hour north of Boston- is the North Shore (locally the Not Shah)...I took about a gazillion pictures on this picture perfect day, which started out with me losing a tire on the highway- not cool! So it began a bit stressfully but check out how it ended...



So, the porches of the homes overlooking the waterfront here are full of found shells and flowers in late-summer glory. Swoon!  This shell shop (see window above) is a favorite stop of Saundra Bullock's, according to an article posted on the wall inside.


Above, the beautiful harbor scene off T-wharf. The famous red fishing shack covered in buoys is painted and photographed all over the world...it's somewhat famous, and is called "Motif #1." The town sells its likeness in teeshirts, art, ornaments, and necklaces...


Check out the seagull on the chimney, above.


I love this red reflection! Here are some shots of the main drag heading down to the jetty in town:


I love this little Yorkie and her pink anchor print dress:


This little boy below peeking in the window is actually a mannequin. Cute!


 I was taking photos of the jetty and lighthouse (far distance) and caught this cute couple sharing a kiss on the rocks...People, if you recognize yourselves, let me know and I'll send you a copy.


Below, the water in the harbor was especially clear and almost tropical, with colorful plantlife and rocks.


Lastly, some of the colorful wooden boats I saw at the harbor here.

4 comments:

Victoria Bennett Beyer said...

Looks like it was a lovely day! I esp. love the tangle of brightly colored boats. They look so happy.

liza said...

you have such a lovely space. these last pics of new england are fantastic!

My Owl Barn said...

I love that red shack covered in buoys. Have a great day!

Georgianna said...

Omigosh! Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous photos, Mary! What a lovely journey you took us on! xo – g

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