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
Explore Newburyport salt marshes, coastal waters and more at the Joppa Flats Education Center (JFEC) located near the entrance of the Parker River Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport, Massachusetts. This 52-acre wildlife sanctuary includes not only outdoor grounds, but indoor observation areas, making JFEC a great educational experience all year round.
Newburyport's future is anchored on the pasts of Privateers, Captains and Clammers. 2014 now marks the Newburyport 250th Anniversary celebrated through various benefits, art exhibits and a rockin' Clambake on Plum Island Beach.
PI beach is family-friendly sand, surf and sun 35 miles north of Boston, and a bike ride from downtown Newburyport.