Westport (Massachusetts)

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Westport is a town in the SouthCoast region of Massachusetts along the border with Rhode Island. Largely a residential and farming community, Horseneck Beach and Westport River provide beauty and recreation. Westport includes the village of North Westport.

Get in[edit]

  • Westport is reached via Interstate 195 to Route 88 at Exit 10. Routes 6 and 177 also serve the town.
  • Harbormaster, VHF Channel 16.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Do[edit]

  • Horseneck Beach State Reservation +1 508 636-8816. Route 88 to John Reed Road. Over 600 acres of barrier beach and salt marsh, this 2 mi. (3.2 km) long beach is often breezy with surf. It is an excellent place for walks and birding. Views of the Elizabeth Islands.

Buy[edit]

  • Gray's Grist Mill638 Adamsville Road (Near the RI border),  +1 508 636-6075. Tu-Su 12PM-4PM. Still grinding corn.

Eat[edit]

  • Handy Hill Creamery55 Hix Bridge Road (at Rt. 88),  +1 508 636-8888. Summer only. Ice cream/clam cakes, etc.
  • Marguerites778 Main Road (Village Commons Plaza),  +1 508 636-3040. M-Th 7:30AM-8PM, F-Sa 7:30AM-8:30PM. A seafood restaurant located in Central Village. It is best to call ahead and make a reservation. Quaint atmosphere.
  • Wood's Farm17 Adamsville Road +1 508 636-2139. M-Su 1PM-9PM. Ice cream only. Pet and feed goats.

Drink[edit]

  • Bud's by the Beach9 Bridge Rd +1 508 636-5333. 11AM-7PM. Fresh local seafood fish and chip restaurant. Sells everything from lobster rolls, clam rolls, clam cakes, and own fish tacos. $3-13.

Sleep[edit]

Camping[edit]

  • Westport Camping Grounds346 Old County Road +1 508 636-2555. 25 sites.

Go next[edit]

Routes through Westport
ProvidenceFall River  W I-195.svg E  DartmouthNew Bedford
ProvidenceFall River  W US 6.svg E  DartmouthNew Bedford


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