A rebirth has occurred in the seacoast village of Rockport. Much like the coming of spring, the Emerson Inn by the Sea is a refreshing change of atmosphere. Renovated under the stewardship of innkeepers and owners, Bruce and Michele Coates, the inn displays the essence of the past, finely preserved in a distinctive New England setting. Enjoy a peaceful night’s rest, awakening to the warm welcome of an Atlantic Ocean sunrise. Delight in a host of gourmet specialties in the elegant setting of The Grand Cafe. From a leisurely stroll through Rockport or nearby Gloucester, to marine life adventure snorkeling, to a hike among the fall foliage or along the shore of Cape Ann, the Emerson Inn by the Sea is surrounded by a diversity of summer and winter activities. Experience the unparalleled peace and comfort of a refined classic romantic North Shore inn.