Summer in Newburyport brings beach days, boat trips, and beautiful sunsets. We’ve rounded up the best sunset spots in Newburyport, plus a few spots outside of Newburyport! Comment below with your favorite sunset spot in Newburyport and the surrounding towns. For more information about Greater Newburyport, visit our website.
Plum Island Point and the Basin
Head on down to Plum Island and drive north to Plum Island Point. Plum Island Point faces the Merrimack River and gives you the perfect view of the sunset on the water.
Cashman park is just a half mile from the heart of Newburyport and offers a stunning view of the sunset over the Merrimack River. With a large parking lot, benches, and playground equipment, Cashman Park is a sunset spot perfect for the entire family.
Dining at the top of Rear Range Light in Newburyport is one of the most unique dining experiences in town, and if you time it right you will get to witness a beautiful sunset! This spot requires reservations and payment but is the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.
Newburyport Boardwalk and Waterfront Park
Take an evening stroll on the Newburyport Boardwalk, watch the boats come in for the night, and admire the beautiful sunset over the Merrimack River and Route 1 Bridge.
Plum Island Restaurants
If you’re looking for a dining experience with a sunset view, check out Bob Lobster, Plum Island Beachcoma, and Plum Island Grille (and the Cottage Creamery for dessert!), all located on Plum Island with stunning sunset views.
Many of our Newburyport restaurants offer dining with sunset views, including Tuscan Sea Grill & Bar and Michael’s Harborside. Get there early to grab a spot on the deck, enjoy your meal, and take in the view!
On The Water
There’s nothing quite like watching the sunset from the water! Many companies in Newburyport offer sunset cruises and charters, more info can be found on our website.