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Destination guide

Travel to historic Rockport

Enjoy the history and other features of Rockport. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its horseback riding, shopping and riverfront. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rockport

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockport is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Yellow Creek Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Smothers Park (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Western Kentucky Botanical Garden (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Ben Hawes State Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Legion Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Panther Creek Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rockport

The nearest airport is in Owensboro, KY (OWB-Owensboro-Daviess County Regional), located 11.3 mi (18.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Evansville, IN (EVV-Evansville Regional), which is 28.1 mi (45.2 km) away.