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Your Guide to Newburyport, Massachusetts

Newburyport is a city 35 miles North of Boston. Anchored on a rich Maritime heritage, family unity and hardworking local business owners, Newburyporters experience a lifestyle that is second-to-none. From our national attractions and boating community, to our award-winning dining and shopping, Newburyport, It's a Lifestyle.™ 

For this reason, is a Coastal Lifestyle Site dedicated to supporting Newburyport's best restaurants, artists, shops, businesses and charities who work together in keeping Newburyport One of the Most Beautiful Places to Live.

The Best of Newburyport VIP Program


The Best of NewburyportSM VIP Program gives VIP Card holders and Mobile App users the opportunity to enjoy discounts EVERY TIME they visit 180+ Greater Newburyport Places to Eat, Shop, Stay & Experience.  For $25 receive one VIP Card and login credentials for one person to digitally display the Newburyport App on their Apple or Android device. The VIP Card pays for itself in a couple of uses, plus $10 of your purchase is donated to a local nonprofit partner of your choice.  

The Newburyport App allows users to digitally display their VIP Card, it provides access to easily view all participating businesses and their discounts and has the option to receive occasional GPS reminders to use your VIP Card at businesses that are near you.  VIP Cards can be purchased online, through the Newburyport App, at the Anna Jaques Gift Shop, and the Custom House Gift Shop.  

The expiration date for the physical card has been extended from 12/31/16 to 12/31/17 and the Newburyport App is valid one year from VIP Card purchase date. Folks with the original Free VIP Card from 2014 will need to purchase the current VIP Card in order to receive access to the Newburyport App.    

 Use the appropriate link to Download the "Newburyport App" for iOS/Apple or Android/Google from your phone. It is free to download the App but you must purchase a VIP Card in order to receive login credentials, enabling digital display of the VIP Card.  

iOS/Apple: Download “Newburyport” for iOS/Apple

Android/Google: Download “Newburyport” for Android/Google

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Best of Newburyport VIP Program

Use your Best of Newburyport VIP Card and support our 180+ participating Greater Newburyport restaurants, shops and businesses, all year round.

Oregano Pizzeria & Ristorante

New Discount at Oregano Pizzeria!

Crushed San Marzano Italian tomatoes, fresh mozzarella di Bufala cheese, pizza dough, individually hand-stretched, topped with fresh, local ingredients. Crisped, in a signature brick oven imported from Genoa, Italy, that's Oregano Pizzeria! Show your VIP Card or Newburyport App and receive 10% off the food portion of your check, any time!

Crave Food and Wine, Modern American Bistro

New Discount at Crave: Wine • Kitchen • Tap

Are you a foodie? If you have a strong appreciation for fine food, wine and spirits, Crave in downtown Amesbury is a must visit. Present your Newburyport App or VIP Card and receive 10% off the Food Portion of the Check any time.

Garden Center, Nunan Florist & Greenhouses, Georgetown

New VIP, Nunan Florist & Greenhouses!

Nunan's in Georgetown has recently joined the VIP Program. They offer an amazing selection of plants, shrubs, trees, and all sorts of gardening accessories. When you visit Nunan's make sure to allow time for a round of mini golf at the 18 hole beautifully landscaped course and for an ice cream cone at Kallie's Kones. Shore your Newburyport App or VIP Card and receive 10% off all Garden Center Products.

Newburyport Smoothies and Organic Juices

Newest VIP, The Juicery!

Visit The Juicery and enjoy delicious and nutritious smoothies, organic juices, acai bowls and other health snacks. It’s the Newburyport destination for people who have an eye on living a healthy lifestyle. Show your Newburyport App/VIP Card and enjoy one free supplement per smoothie purchased.

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Events, activities, and things to do, plus advice from local Best of Newburyport Experts in the community.

Tall Ships, Newburyport

"Tall Ships Visit Newburyport - Experience Our Maritime History"

Thanks to the Custom House Maritime Museum, the Greater Newburyport Community and curious visitors from near and far, will once again be able to experience Newburyport's maritime history through tours and events associated with the visit of Tall Ships: Schooner Alabama and Schooner Adventure. Enjoy tours and special events May 24th through May 29th. Mark your calendar for a couple of special times: the Tall Ships are due to arrive on Wednesday, May 24th at 10:52 AM on the high tide at the mouth of the Merrimack River. The arrival will be marked with a parade of sails to the Newburyport waterfront and the official welcoming ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday evening from 6 - 8 PM.


Plum Island Vacation, Newburyport

"A Plum Island Vacation - One Tiny Island - Three Big Experiences"

Visitors enjoy a Plum Island vacation for many reasons. The natural beauty of The Island features a long Ocean Beach and the tidal interior waters of the Basin which are perfect for swimming. Plum Island offers a variety of fun activities including Paddle boarding, paddle boarding, kayaking and boating plus fishing and Captain's Boat tours. If you have an appreciation for the natural beauty of the outdoors you are sure to enjoy Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, and Sandy Point State Park, which encompasses more than 4700 acres of diverse habitats. You'll find sandy beaches and dunes, cranberry bogs, maritime forest, shrub lands and freshwater marsh. The most abundant habitat on the refuge is its 3000+ acres of salt marsh, one of the most productive ecosystems in nature.


Ipswich Country Club, wedding ceremony

Call Me Traditional - Bringing the Wedding Ceremony Back to Ipswich Country Club

I may be living in a fairytale, waiting for that prince charming, but I have been planning that magical moment for others and cannot go another day without planning that perfect ceremony first. As I plan more and more everyday, I struggle to find the perfect blend of excitement for the ceremony as the reception from the wedding couples.



autisim and sensory-friendly, Newburyport MA

Autism- and Sensory-Friendly Events in the Newburyport Area

From autism spectrum to sensory processing disorders, there are plenty of reasons why your child might need a little extra consideration when it comes to high-impact events or activities. Many large entertainment venues now make specific accommodations for these kids (think lower lights, decreased noise levels, and smaller crowds), so no one has to miss out on the fun.more

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