Westport is close to a range of colorful Southeast Massachusetts’s attractions. Among the most interesting places to explore are the marvelous Buttonwood Park Zoo and the remarkable Rotch Jones-Duff House and Garden Museum. If you have time, don’t miss the Old Third District Courthouse and the New Bedford Whaling Museum.
Get active out-of-doors at the many picturesque places nearby. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include the Blithewold Mansion Gardens and Arboretum in Newport.
If you are spending a while in and around Westport, treat yourself with a visit to Seamen's Bethel in New Bedford. Step back in time by visiting heritage sites, such as Fort Taber in New Bedford.
For a real taste of Westport, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Seaport Inn & Marina, Fairhaven, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Swansea, and the New Bedford Inn & Suites.