While we may not (do not) like the Yankees baseball team, the word ‘Yankee’ was historically used to describe an inhabitant of New England or one of the northern states. Residents of Newburyport already know this; they celebrate Yankee Homecoming every year around this time! According to the Yankee Homecoming site, in 1957 the renowned poet Jack Frost put forth the idea of a “national family reunion”; he proposed inviting Yankees who had moved West in the 1800s to return to their original homes for a celebration of New England’s rich history. Newburyport was one of the 29 cities that celebrated the festival in 1958, and 62 years later it is the only town that has kept the tradition alive. Keep reading to learn about some of the upcoming festivities and how you can get involved!
Starting something new can be one of the most daunting tasks for people to overcome. It’s not the fear of the unknown that inhibits people from making beneficial changes, but the fear that changing will somehow impact their comfort level and lifestyle.
Early Marathons are the jumpstart to the competitive running season, and now that the spring is upon us, events are now in full swing! Look no further than Newburyport, as it has everything that you need to make the most of the good weather.
Newburyport’s Clipper City Rail Trail It’s no secret Newburyport is the perfect location – neatly nestled on the coast and a lively destination containing a wide variety of restaurants and shops. But, Newburyport also is home to the Clipper City Rail Trail. Whether you live local to the Newburyport area or you are just coming … Continue reading Rails-To-Trails
What would you be looking at while gazing outside your living or master bedroom windows or your private deck/yard at Newburyport Landing? You would be looking out at the picture perfect views of Southeastern portion of the Merrimack River, a 177 mile long body of water that originates in New Hampshire and flows into Massachusetts … Continue reading The Merrimack River – It’s in your sights!