Things to do
UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE INN:
They are back!!! Just off our front porch, on the docks, live music every Wednesday. A “pick up band” plays from 5-ish ’till sundown-ish. Join us for a few nights mid week and listen from the porch, enjoy the sunset and relax.
“Westport 101″ The popular and quickly sold out Historical society talks will be held at The Paquachuck August 14 and August 21 2014. Visit http://wpthistory.org/ for more details.
EXPLORE OUR AREA
Please visit Farmcoast.com for the most current listings of events and activities in our area. We are five minutes from Horseneck Beach. Great swimming, boating of all kinds, bicycling, hiking and kayaking. There are miles of scenic country roads. If you like fishing, we’re right on some of the best striper and clam fields in the country!
FOOD & SPIRITS
LOBSTER on The Point!!! When the flag is up, Mike on THE GOOSE sells his fresh catch. The Back Eddy - specializes in seafood with a twist, featuring fresh local ingredients. Everything from burgers to lobsters! Westport River Winery offers tours and tasting. Ethnic and local cuisines are great and fun, local farms offer fresh produce, while our fleet brings home the sea’s bounty. Buzzards Bay Brewing http://buzzardsbrew.com/ has fresh brews for tasting ( a hoppy twist on a “flight”) pints for enjoying and Growlers to take home. Compton Clambakes in Westport has opened their kitchen Wednesday – Sunday 8 am to 5 pm and has Clamboils every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. They also have dinners to go. 670 Main Road, Westport. 508 636 2500
For mid-day yummers try The Westporter. Lunch is served inside or on the porch. www.westportercatering.com
HISTORY (OR WHAT IF IT RAINS?)
New Bedford’s acclaimed Whaling Museum is a fascinating place for young and old alike. Fall River’s Marine Museum and Battleship Cove offer a more recent look at life on the sea. And don’t forget Lizzie Borden’s axe – it’s at the Fall River Historical Society!
On Line Charters, 18′, Fly fishing, inshore & river
(508) 636-5697; Website: flyfishwpt.com
Dave Cornell Charters
Small Boat, Fly fishing, inshore & river, Dartmouth, MA
26’ Fortier / 13′ Whaler / Tripp’s Marina
New Bedford Whaling Museum
GARDENS and NURSERIES
SITES OF INTEREST
Acushnet River Valley Golf Course
Lee’s Market – Remember This?
Search the Archives for great old photos of the area.
Ocean Beach Marine Center
New Bedford Area Visitor’s Guide
New Bedford Antique Dealers
Rhode Island Antiques Mall
Spotlight on Westport
From The Standard Times Web site
Westport Business to Business
Westport Message Board
SIGHTSEEING and FAMILY FUN
Balloon Adventures of New Bedford, Inc.
Charter Balloon flights over southeastern New England.
Cuttyhunk Boat Lines
Family fun park featuring trains, turn-of-the-century buildings, an old fashioned carousel, a museum, children’s rides and much more.
Martha’s Vineyard Ferry Schedule
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures
The Steamship Authority
Ferries to Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Striped Bass Saltwater Fishing
The Internet Journal of Striped Bass Fishing
On The Water
The Angler’s Guide to New England
Tiverton Four Corners
The Westport Fair
ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT
Aha! New Bedford
Celebrating arts & culture in New Bedford , MA
Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport MA
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
FOOD and DRINK
Buzzards Bay Brewery
Coastal Wine Trail
Coastal Wine Growers of South Eastern New England
Upscale Portuguese Dining in Fall River, MA
Westport Rivers Winery