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Rockport's Breakwater was rebuilt in the winter of 2015. It's now possible to walk along it's relatively flat surface to the end (@1/8 mile.) It's a terrific spot to view the harbor, Motif #1, and sailboats. Or, just to enjoy the great outdoors...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fun to walk along the giant rocks and enjoy the views of the ocean. Very dangerous for pets and small children as there are gaps between the rocks. Not as scenic as other breakwaters I’ve visited, such as the Spring Point Ledge Light maybe an...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed sitting on the benches and watching the boats come and go - and all of the people climbing on the rocks of the breakwater.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rockport is a charming, quaint little harbor town. The breakwater is impressive. My kids went out about halfway so I was able to get a few nice photos. It was nice to see all the boats.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank laur628
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Carefully walking and climbing on this breakwater is fun for all ages, just be careful! It is thrilling to be daring and walk out a bit to talk those stunning photos of family or sweetie, or your doggy!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mamaw58
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Cute little town with lovely little shops. There on off season, but still crowded. Was pretty, but hoping for more.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DNButtino
Reviewed November 4, 2018

There are benches to sit and watch the waves or you can just sit on a rock and meditate as the sun warms you up .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Great experience. The kids really enjoyed walking on this all the way to the end and back. The adults loved the view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patteycakes
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Rockport was such a nice time. I’ve never seen the Gulf of Mexico before and this was perfect. The beach is very clean and the people very nice. It’s no Atlantic or Pacific Ocean but it was nice to visit and well worth the trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MeredithAV
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Neat to sit on the giant rocks of the breakwater at Rockport harbor...sit relax enjoy the sea...everything is nearby...a great spot to relax on your trip to the sea

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed August 9, 2018

You can get some beautiful photographs from the breakwater but be very careful is you decide to walk out on it. It is not a level easy walk!

Date of experience: July 2018
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We once walked to the lighthouse (Not in the lighthouse) after a late dinner so... Enjoy
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