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Things To Do

Your Gateway to Coastal Adventures. Explore Newburyport and Beyond 

Just 0.4 miles from downtown Newburyport, The Inn at Rings Island offers the perfect blend of island tranquility and urban excitement. Step out of our doors and into a world of historical charm, seaside beauty, and vibrant cultural experiences.

Outdoor Activities


Dining Options

Here are a few of our favorite suggestions:

The Port Tavern

An Irish pub offering a wide range of beers and pub fare. It's a great place to relax and enjoy live music

The Grog

One of the city's oldest pubs, The Grog offers a variety of beers and comfort foods in a cozy, historic setting.


A vegetarian restaurant offering a variety of creative and flavorful dishes. A perfect option for those seeking healthy, plant-based meals

Agave Mexican Bistro

Offers an extensive menu of classic Mexican dishes an variety of premium tequilas in a festive, colorful atmosphere

Michael's Harborside

Offers a variety of seafood dishes and has a beautiful view of the water

American BBQ

For those craving some southern flavor, American BBQ offers a variety of barbecue classics like ribs, pulled pork, and cornbread

Sea Level Oyster Bar

A beloved spot among locals and tourists alike, this place offers seafood, sandwiches, and an exceptional raw bar

The Paddle Inn

One of Newburyport’s newest eateries, the Paddle Inn offers a hip dining experience with a focus on coastal, beachy cuisine an exotic drinks


Known for its upscale, modern take on classic fish and steak dishes


A cozy restaurant offering a diverse menu inspired by American and international flavors, including a variety of gluten-free options

Black Cow

This upscale restaurant is located in downtown Newburyport and boasts a menu filled with high-quality steak and seafood dishes

Mad Martha's Island Café

A local favorite, especially for breakfast. Their egg sandwiches an sweet treats like blueberry granola pancakes and caramelized banana French toast are a must-try.

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