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Rockport Ontario, Canada

A unique combination of history and heritage make this small village a must-see.

The historic village of Rockport is known to many as “The Heart of the 1000 Islands.” Quaint, picturesque and charming, Rockport’s rich history dates back 200 years.

Most Known For

A bustling hub of activity during the summer months, Rockport is known for its waterfront dining and boat cruises.

Exploring Rockport

Rockport, Ontario


Boat cruises, beaches, biking and more.


Whether you’re camping, cottaging, or looking for something more refined, there’s no shortage of places to stay during your visit.

Rockport At A Glance

Getting to Rockport

Easily accessible by car, boat, or bike, and is located just a short distance from major cities like Kingston and Ottawa.

  • 1 hour and 26 minutes from Ottawa
  • 3 hours and 4 minutes from Toronto
  • 2 hours and 27 minutes from Montreal
  • 1 hour and 38 minutes from Syracuse 

A map illustration of the 1000 Islands.

What You'll Love

Know Before You Go

With two hills, charming architecture and incredible vistas, Rockport is the ideal place to enjoy a walking tour. A couple points of interest include the site of the old cheese factory (1850s) and the Church of the Redeemer (1896).

There’s no better way to end your day of sightseeing.

Rockport is the starting point for local cruise boats to set sail among the 1000 Islands.

The bicycle path alongside the 1000 Islands Parkway provides a great place for cyclists to explore. It’s 35 km long, so make sure to pack water and snacks.

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