In Newburyport, all roads lead to something special.
Newburyport by land
Newburyport is 35 driving miles north of Boston, and less than an hour from Manchester Airport in New Hampshire.
If you’re traveling the open roads, take exit 57 East from Route 95 and follow the signs to Downtown Newburyport.
We’ll be waiting with a shrimp cocktail and microbrew!
Parking Tip: If you catch a spot on the street, watch for time limits. Otherwise, these lots only charge .50 cents an hour from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Pay at the kiosks and get to enjoying Newburyport.
The Newburyport Turnpike Bridge is where Route 1 and Route 1A cross the Merrimack River, connecting Newburyport with Salisbury, Massachusetts. Just west of the Turnpike Bridge sits the Chain Bridge, one of the oldest bridges along the river.
Whether interested in running, cycling or skipping throughout Newburyport, our nature trails, historic tours and bike clubs do a body good.
Clipper Heritage Trail. Dozens of Historic Tours to Experience
Clipper City Rail Trail and Harbor Walk. MBTA to the Merrimack
Maudslay State Park. Former Family Estate with Breathtaking Beauty
Newburyport ArtWalk Weekends. Perfect for Creative Adventurers
Taste Newburyport. Cape Ann Food Tour
WalkJogRun. Hundreds of Routes in Newburyport
The Maritime heritage in Newburyport runs deep and The Custom House Maritime Museum is the ultimate destination for all residents and visitors with a curiosity about Newburyport's rich maritime history. Come hear stories of local families, their voyages and see model clipper ships and displays of famous shipwrecks.
Did you know that there was a gold rush in New England in the mid 1850’s? The Vermont Gold Mining Company was established in 1854 and they erected a crushing mill with crushers, stampers and washers, experimenting with how to separate the gold from the quartz matrix.
Theater in the Open is dedicated to bringing creative and innovative community theater to the cultural landscape of Greater Newburyport. They stage high-quality original productions each year for the enjoyment of the community. And they are dedicated to theater that is free and open to anyone!