- Our list of the best things to do in Amesbury, Massachusetts, features the top 414 nearby activities — including 189 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Amesbury, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
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Setting sail from the historic waterfront, 9th Wave Sailing Charters offers a variety of public trips that are roughly two and a half hours long. Many trips leave from the mouth of the Merrimack River for no particular destination while guests are encouraged to learn how to handle the boat.
23 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 43% Off Whale-Watching Tour at Newburyport Whale Watch
54 Merrimac St., Newburyport, MA 01950 MoreLess Info
Newburyport Whale Watch is offered with the help of the 110-foot Captains Lady III which can carry up to 149 passengers to the nearby whale feeding grounds. In addition to humpback and minke whales, guests can view dolphins, sharks, sea birds, and seals.
Newburyport, Massachusetts is home to the Custom House Maritime Museum. The museum is dedicated to the history of seafaring life in Newburyport and surrounding areas. Tours should be scheduled ahead of time.
Taste Newburyport Food Tour is a food and culture tour that allows visitors to explore the city while also indulging in the delicious foods provided by local vendors. Throughout the tour, guides also educate visitors on the area's history.
Playing a selection of independent and foreign films, Newburyport Screening Room is a historic theater located in the downtown. The theater has a variety of antique instruments like a player piano for visitors to look at.
Home to the annual Riverfest Music Festival, Waterfront Promenade Park in Newburyport contains rich history and a small boardwalk where guests can hear local street musicians and enjoy an oceanside sunset.