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Newburyport Travel Guide

Newburyport is a charming coastal city in Massachusetts. Situated just 35 miles northeast of Boston, the city makes for a pleasant East Coast getaway. There are very few cities as deeply rooted in American history as Newburyport. With its colonial and Victorian houses still standing, its whitewashed churches and their steeples reaching for the skies, its quaint waterfront boardwalk and its dozens of eclectic stores and coffee shops, it’s easy to fall in love with Newburyport.

Things to Do in Newburyport

Learn about Newburyport’s history by exploring the port area. Newburyport was once a very prosperous and important seafaring location and even George Washington stayed here. Browse through the quirky boutique stores on State Street, Pleasant Street and the Market Square, and after if you are interested in getting back to nature, take a day trip to neighbouring Plum Island. Plum Island is home to the 77-acre Sandy Point State Reservation and the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge. Both are great for hiking, walking and beachcombing. The latter is home to over 700 species of birds and is one of the best spots for birdwatching in New England.

Best Places to Stay in Newburyport

One of the best places to stay in Newburyport is the downtown area. From here you have access to great New England restaurants and evening entertainment. If you prefer to spend most of your time among nature, you can also stay on Plum Island.

Best Time to Visit Newburyport

The best time to visit Newburyport is the summer months of June to August. Alternatively, you may also enjoy the cooler temperatures and atmosphere of fall.

Price and Availability Index in Newburyport

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Newburyport is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Newburyport is in the high season in August. Newburyport has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Newburyport tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Newburyport tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Newburyport

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Newburyport. The warmest months in Newburyport are July and August, when temperatures reach 98 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -2 ˚F. The wettest month in Newburyport is April with 7.65 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.96 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Newburyport

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 1088 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Newburyport ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Newburyport is available at $10 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $269 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 290 accommodations in Newburyport that have WiFi. We have 48 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 14 accommodations that provide gym facilities. Driving to Newburyport? Then choose one of the 282 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 10 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

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In Newburyport AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 196 places to stay from Airbnb, 44 accommodations from VRBO and 44 places to stay from Homeaway.

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