Things to do

Things to do at the Paquachuck Inn located in Westport Massachusetts

UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE INN:

Active Meditation Workshop:
Rare opportunity to attend two-day workshop with internationally-accomplished trainer Rebecca Cushing. Learn how to manage stress, improve your decision making and elevate your personal confidence. You pamper your body, now pamper your spirit with this Spa Treatment for your mind!
September 29-30, 9am-5pm; $450 (excl. accommodation and meals). Rebecca will also begin Metaphysical Monday sessions at the Inn every Monday from September 10, at 7pm. Go to www.rebeccacushing.com or contact Rebecca at beccacushing@netzero.com or 508 958-1635.

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

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.

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!

SHOPPING

Area outlets offer great shopping, everything from chocolates to chapeaus. Local gift and antique shops provide wares for both the curious browser and the serious collector.

BOAT CHARTERS

Chris Aubut
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
Website: davecornellcharters.com

Marsha England
26’ Fortier / 13′ Whaler / Tripp’s Marina

HISTORY

Fall River Historical Society
Website: lizzieborden.org

Battleship Cove
Home to historic Naval Ships, including USS Massachusetts, USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., HMS Bounty
Website: battleshipcove.com

New Bedford Whaling Museum
Website: whalingmuseum.org

Newport Mansions
Website: newportmansions.org

GARDENS and NURSERIES

Sylvan Nursery
Website: sylvannursery.com

SITES OF INTEREST

Acushnet River Valley Golf Course
Website: golfacushnet.com

Westport Happenings
Website: westporthappenings.com

FARMCOAST
The coastal villages of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Website: farmcoast.com

Horseneck Beach State Reservation
Website: mass.gov/dcr/parks/southeast/hbch.htm

Lee’s Market – Remember This?
Search the Archives for great old photos of the area.
Website: leesmarket.com

Ocean Beach Marine Center
Website: marinas.com

New Bedford Area Visitor’s Guide
Website: rixsan.com

New Bedford Antique Dealers
Website: newbedfordantiquedealers.com

Rhode Island Antiques Mall
Website: riantiquesmall.com

Spotlight on Westport

From The Standard Times Web site
Website: southcoasttoday.com

Watershed Alliance
Website: wrwa.com

Westport Business to Business
Website: westportbtb.com

Westport Message Board
Website: topix.com

SIGHTSEEING and FAMILY FUN

Balloon Adventures of New Bedford, Inc.
Charter Balloon flights over southeastern New England.
Website: web.meganet.net

Cuttyhunk Boat Lines
Web Directions

Edaville Railroad
Family fun park featuring trains, turn-of-the-century buildings, an old fashioned carousel, a museum, children’s rides and much more.
Website: www.edaville.com

Martha’s Vineyard Ferry Schedule
Website: steamshipauthority.com

Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Website: nefsc.noaa.gov

Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures
Website: ospreyseakayak.com

The Steamship Authority
Ferries to Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Website: steamshipauthority.com

Striped Bass Saltwater Fishing
The Internet Journal of Striped Bass Fishing
Website: reel-time.com

On The Water
The Angler’s Guide to New England
Website: onthewater.com

Tiverton Four Corners
Website: tivertonfourcorners.com

The Westport Fair
Website: wesportfair.com

ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT

Aha! New Bedford
Celebrating arts & culture in New Bedford , MA
Website: www.ahanewbedford.org

ART WORKS!
Website: artworksforyou.org

New Bedford Art Museum
Website: newbedfordartmuseum.org

John Stobart Galleries

Maritime Heritage Prints, Boston, MA
Website: stobart.com

Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
Website: rjdmuseum.org

FOOD and DRINK

The Back Eddy
Seafood with a twist, everything from burgers to lobsters!
Website: thebackeddy.com

Bayside Restaurant
Website:yelp.com

Coastal Wine Trail
Coastal Wine Growers of South Eastern New England
Website: coastalwinetrail.com

Lee’s Market
Website: leesmarket.com

Marguerite’s Restaurant

Website: www.margueritesrestaurant.com

SAGRES
Upscale Portuguese Dining in Fall River, MA
Website: osagres.com

Sakonnet Vinyards
Website: sakonnetwine.com

Sid Wainer & Sons
Specialty Foods
Website: sidwainer.com

Waterstreet Cafe
Website: waterstreetcafe.com

Westport Rivers Winery
Website: westportrivers.com