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In Newburyport, all roads lead to something special.

Newburyport by land

The perfect long weekend

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

Green & Merrimac Streets | State & Harris Streets

Waterfront Parking Lot A | Waterfront Parking Lot B

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. 

Exlusive Newburyport Lifts

London Livery. Limo & Taxi Services to Greater Newburyport

Plum Island Airport. AirNav: 2B2. It’s Aeronautical, Kid

Taxis & Charters

Little Known Fact

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.

City commute made simple

Travel Coastal Cape Ann sampling chowda in Rockport, Gloucester and Beverly, before landing at Boston’s North Station for pasta in the North End. All in under 60 minutes on the MBTA Commuter Rail’s Newburyport/Rockport line.

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Breathe Newburyport in while setting stride

Whether interested in running, cycling or skipping throughout Newburyport, our nature trails, historic tours and bike clubs do a body good.

Trails & Tours

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

Things to Do

Top-rated attractions, National Parks and historic tours are among the many things to do in Newburyport.
Newburyport Whale Watch, Newburyport MA

Newburyport Whale Watch

Leave Newburyport Harbor and head out to the Atlantic Ocean to see Humpbacks, Minkes, Finbacks and other marine life along the New England Coast. Newburyport Whale Watch naturalists will guide the 4-hour tour out to Jeffries Ledge or wherever the whales are playing.

Plum Island Light House, Newburyport MA

Plum Island Light House the Newburyport Harbor Light

The Plum Island Light House also know as the Plum Island Light or the Newburyport Harbor Light, has a very interesting history. It was first lit in 1788 with a lantern burning whale oil. And it was the 13th lighthouse to be constructed in the U.S..  It was needed to guide boaters into the treacherous mouth of the Merrimack River and into Newburyport Harbor.

Bartlet Mall

Bartlet Mall

Bartlet Mall, a gorgeous historic park at the intersection of Pond and High Streets, is a great place for ice-skating, sledding, and enjoying nature. Its scenic views provide the setting for a wide variety of popular community events. There are wide walkways and a series of footpaths that border the Mall and lead to the Frog Pond. It has also become a highly photographed area by many local photographers.

Driving

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