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Motif Number 1

Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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Ok, It's Iconic

Good to go and take a picture just to say you've been there, done that, but nothing else to it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
The Villages, Florida
Most photographed Spot in Rockport

Beautiful serene harbor front area in Rockport. This building is on more postcards that any in New... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Bradley Wharf, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good to go and take a picture just to say you've been there, done that, but nothing else to it. You may need to search for parking if you want to actually walk to a picture-taking spot. Easily combined with Bearskin Neck visit -- same...More

Thank Julie32159
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful serene harbor front area in Rockport. This building is on more postcards that any in New England.

Thank jerdc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Motif No 1 is really a must see. So much history and such a beautiful building and stunning view of the habor and ocean. We just sat on the bench and took in the view. The original building had lasted for a couple hundred years....More

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide said that this is the most photographed building in Massachusetts, and I believe it. It should be photographed from different locations to get the best perspective. There are clean public restrooms nearby. The town of Rockport was one of our favorites in...More

Thank Rottman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place to look at it is probably from the yacht club as you can see the village in the background, the barn itself has no real interest apart from being in a very picturesque location...

Thank Yves-Alexandre_YAL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will see it whilst you are there, however dont get too excited, it is just a barn.. Best place to see it is probably from the yacht club not from bear skin neck

Thank Yves-Alexandre L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like a well-photographed celebrity, you feel like you know this building even if you have never seen it in person before. But unlike the celebrity who, upon first-hand inspection, seems diminished in stature, or physical attractiveness, or both, Motif Number 1 is enhanced by its...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a long weekend here and it was fantastic. This town is the perfect picturesque getaway, the epitome of New England coastal small town life. Everything is within walking distance; shopping, several restaurants, lobster house, even a couple of small public beaches. You can...More

Thank Gabe K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful harbor view. Vibrant colors and great reflections. One of my favorite photo spots in Rockport.

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This quaint old structure defines the harbor at Rockport and reminds one of the rustic and hard scrabble existence of those that were here many decades ago.

Thank Jim W
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8 September 2016|
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