Best of Newburyport
Cool Stuff for Kids
Open daily from 9-6 p.m., Lively Kids is a modern clothing shop for children.
Located in Historic downtown Newburyport on State Street, Lively Kids features the most eco-friendly brands of stylish clothing size newborn to tween.
The shop is also known for their award-winning children’s toys, the best baby gifts, and shoes & accessories.
Now receive 10% Off your purchase when you present your Newburyport VIP Card.
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.
Do you know about the impressive history of the Plum Island Airport in Newbury? Many advances in aviation occurred on Plum Island. The first flying field in New England was built on Plum Island. The original runway over the sand dunes and marshes was made of wood!
You have probably heard a few nautical metaphors over the years, sayings such as, “A boat is a hole in the water that you throw money into” or “You know what boat stands for? Break Out Another Thousand!” The funny thing is that most of the people making these statements are boat owners. Now you […]