EXPLORE OUR AREAWE 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! Utilize our private dock or borrow our boat (if you don't bring your own!) and hit the saltwater for bass or bluefish. One of our guests regularly heads home with dozens of stripers! Didn't bring your bicycle, no problem! Rent a bike at Village Bicycle!
FOOD & SPIRITSThe 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!
SHOPPINGArea 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.
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
1 Bridge Street Westport, MA 02790
(508) 226-2462; Website: littlefoxsportfishing.com
26’ Fortier / 13' Whaler / Tripp’s Marina
Picnics and beaching! Harbor Tours & Island Hopping
(508) 441-0608; Website: islanderpicnics.com
Fall River Historical Society
Home to historic Naval Ships, including USS Massachusetts, USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., HMS Bounty
New Bedford Whaling Museum
GARDENS and NURSERIES
SITES OF INTEREST
Acushnet River Valley Golf Course
Bob Barker's Boat Designs
The coastal villages of Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Horseneck Beach State Reservation
Lee's Market - Remember This?
Search the Archives for great old photos of the area.
Ocean Beach Marine Center
New Bedford Area Visitor's Guide
New Bedford Antique Dealers
Rhode Island Antiques Mall
Spotlight on Westport
From The Standard Times Web site
The Farmouse Table
Westport Business to Business
Westport Message Board
SIGHTSEEING and FAMILY FUN
Balloon Adventures of New Bedford, Inc.
Charter Balloon flights over southeastern New England.
Cuttyhunk Boat Lines
Family fun park featuring trains, turn-of-the-century buildings, an old fashioned carousel, a museum, children's rides and much more.
Martha's Vineyard Ferry Schedule
Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures
Kayaking fun for the whole family and seasoned pros.
The Steamship Authority
Ferries to Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket
Striped Bass Saltwater Fishing
The Internet Journal of Striped Bass Fishing
The Angler's Guide to New England
Tiverton Four Corners
Bike rentals and rides around the local area.
The Westport Fair
Working Waterfront Fesival
ARTS and ENTERTAINMENT
Aha! New Bedford
Celebrating arts & culture in New Bedford , MA
Narrows Center for the Arts
New Bedford Art Museum
John Stobart Galleries
Maritime Heritage Prints, Boston, MA
Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum
FOOD and DRINK
The Back Eddy
Seafood with a twist, everything from burgers to lobsters!
Buds by the Beach
Coastal Wine Trail
Coastal Wine Growers of South Eastern New England
Upscale Portuguese Dining in Fall River, MA
Sid Wainer & Sons
Westport Rivers Winery