This Charming Town Near Boston Is Perfect For A Day Trip

As you follow curving streets lined with quaint red brick buildings, you’d be forgiven for imagining you’d traveled back in time. Instead, you’re a mere hour from Boston, in charming Newburyport! This seaport town is currently home to about 17,000 people, but there’s much more to see and do here than the population size might suggest. Discover waterfront parks, go antique hunting, and savor peace and quiet at a wildlife refuge. Once you set foot in this North Shore town, you’ll find yourself lured back by its many attractions – and that’s just fine, because Newburyport is an easy day trip from the city.

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Have you visited Newburyport yet? If so, what was your favorite experience there?

Rockport is another picturesque North Shore day trip destination. Read all about it here.