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Newburyport, MA

Nestled on the shores where the Merrimack River meets the Atlantic, the Greater Newburyport area features diverse communities filled with thriving businesses, rich history, unique charm, and breathtaking scenic beauty. When it comes to places to visit, shop, or eat, Newburyport, MA, has plenty of things to do. Whether you’re visiting the region or from the local area, there is always a reason to take a ride out to Newburyport.

Founded:
1764

Population:
18,202

City Website:
https://www.cityofnewburyport.com/

Did You Know?
The Newburyport Literary Festival is held every year during the last weekend of April to promote an increased interest in reading and the literary arts.

Accommodations

The Compass Rose Inn and Essex Street Inns provide a scenic, quaint place to stay in Newburyport, MA, capturing the seaside town’s historic and comfortable feel.

Beaches & Lighthouses

The Newburyport Harbor Light, or Plum Island Light, provide picturesque views while aiding boats through swift currents and shifting sands at the mouth of the Merrimack River.

Business Resources

Local businesses in Newburyport are unique and supported by the community, such as Encompass Premiums & Apparel.

Historic Sites

Historic sites in Newburyport, MA, offer a view into the past, such as the Old South Church, known as the church of Rev. George Whitefield.

Local Resources

Newburyport’s local resources, such as the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry, are dedicated to providing services for local businesses, communities, and visitors.

Museums & Attractions

Founded in 1948, the Newburyport Art Association represents the cornerstone of arts within Newburyport through its dedication to art education and showcases for all ages.

Music, Theatre & Arts

Organizations, such as the non-profit Firehouse Center for the Arts, support local arts and theater productions in Newburyport, MA.

Restaurants

Local restaurants in Newburyport provide a variety of meal options from quick bites to fine dining and the freshest seafood, such as Sea Level Oyster Bar.

Tours

Take a guided tour of the historic town of Newburyport as well as the various walks, hikes, and trails throughout the town through Wolfe Adventure & Tours, LLC.

Getting Here

From Boston, MA: Getting to Newburyport, MA, is a breeze! From Boston, simply take I-90 or I-93 to I-95 North until you reach Exit 56.

MBTA: Take the Newburyport/Rockport Line from North Station all the way to the Newburyport, MA, stop.