Situated in Bristol County, Westport is a coastal town situated close to Newport, Dartmouth, and Providence. So called for being the western-most port in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Westport boasts picture-perfect scenery, beaches, farmland, and an active artistic community make this town unique.
Top of the list has to be a visit to Horseneck Beach, a long beautiful stretch of sand perfect for long breezy walks and spotting different sea birds along the way. Insiders say a trip here is like being on the Cape without going to the Cape. Westport Rivers Vineyard is a wonderful local winery where you can join various tours, take a hayride, and of course taste their delicious wine. They organize coastal wine trails too, allowing you to visit neighboring Vineyards for a great day out. If beer is more your taste than check out Westport’s Buzzards Brewery, which is a beautiful location to try handcrafted brews.
Day hikes are plentiful with nature on your doorstep, plus the more adventurous could hire a kayak and explore the Westport River. Check out the South Coast Artists, a community of artists dedicated to making art more accessible, with galleries and open viewings of their work.
Visit from May to October when the weather is best.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Westport. The hottest month in Westport is June, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Westport is January with 6.43 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 1.12 inches of rain.
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