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.
From the Plum Island beaches to the Maritime Forest, the Parker River Wildlife Refuge is a top quality bird watching destination. Parker River is a nationally recognized Wildlife Refuge for over 300 species or resident and migratory birds as well as a large variety of mammals, insects, fish, reptiles and amphibians.
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, 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.