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Make the Most of Your Beach Vacation

Plum Island, Newbury Beach, and Salisbury Beach State Reservation offer beautiful respites and fun in the sun. How can you make the most of this year's Newburyport beach vacation? Check out these top tips. Stay Hydrated Sure, you'll be spending time in the water, but...

Lighthouses of Newburyport

Newburyport is one of Massachusetts’ smallest cities. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this city was a center for shipbuilding and maritime trade along the Merrimack River. It became a major center for trade from Europe, the West Indies, and China. During...

New Brew Honors Old Newbury Tradition

    Each January, used Christmas trees are "recycled" into a large community bonfire in nearby Newbury, the proceeds of which benefit the Newbury Volunteer Fire Department. Ipswich Ale Brewery is proudly releasing a new warming winter brew, "Defrost." The...

Visting Newburyport by Boat? Some Helpful Information!

August 2017 If you plan on visiting us by boat, you might be wondering where to dock it. The four, full-service Newburyport Marinas are the place to go! Newburyport Marinas are nestled along the Merrimack River with easy access to the open sea and over 500 slips to...

Pink, the Color of Love

 February 2017 Ahh, pink, the color of Valentine's Day and love. Indeed, pink has a special place in the heart of Newburyporters. It can be hard to guess what might capture the heart and spirit of a community, but when it happens, the sentiment is strong. That is...

Explore! Trails & Sails Events Abound in September

September 2017 We at Essex Street Inn love to suggest fun and interesting sites for our guests to explore in the area and September is the best month to do it thanks to the Essex National Heritage Area's Trails and Sails events. "Trails & Sails" is two weekends...

Plum Island Beckons

July 2017 No trip to Newburyport in the summer is complete without a day on Plum Island. The sandy beaches and blue ocean are the perfect setting for a beach day. If laying on the beach isn't your thing, check out the walking tours of the island led by Bill Sargent...

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