A quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.

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A quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.  Relax in a cozy B&B or chill out in a full-featured resort. Poke around the unique shops and meander through the premium outlet center. The town also offers a variety of restaurants from everything from fun casual to gourmet fare and everything in between. Something for every palate and pocketbook. Enjoy Westbrook, a friendly port.

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Facts about Westbrook

Town/City established:

  • Incorporated in 1840.

Named from:

  • Parish named 1810 as west parish of Saybrook; Indian name "Pochaug."

County:

  • Middlesex.

Notable citizens (past and present):

  • David Bushnell, inventor of the "Turtle" submarine.
  • Art Carney, actor.
  • Ralph Stein, illustrator.
  • George Lessey, silent movie actor.

Top Five Attractions:

  • Water activities.
  • Military Historians Museum.
  • Westbrook Outlets.
  • Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Water's Edge Inn & Resort.

Annual Visitor’s Events:

  • Fireman's Carnival, July.
  • Ancient Fife & Drum Muster, August.
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony, December.

Quality of the town/city:

  • A quaint shoreline community nestled on the banks of Long Island Sound between New Haven and New London. Plan a visit to enjoy our fresh salt air, sandy beaches, unlimited marine activities.  Relax in a cozy B&B or chill out in a full-featured resort. Poke around the unique shops and meander through the premium outlet center. The town also offers a variety of restaurants from everything from fun casual to gourmet fare and everything in between. Something for every palate and pocketbook. Enjoy Westbrook, a friendly port.

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