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Known historically as a gateway to the Adirondacks, Westport has been welcoming visitors arriving by boat for more than 100 years. The atmosphere of this community is warm, friendly, and outgoing. Relax in Westport on a spot overlooking the beautiful Lake Champlain and you will easily understand why the famed Adirondack Chair was invented right here.

Enjoy a game of golf at Westport Golf, a historic championship course that's rated as one of Adirondacks' finest. Attached you can find Winton's 1898 Tavern, a delicious restaurant offering food and drink for all! Be entertained by professional theatre at the Depot Theatre, located in a restored train station that is still active today. Explore art studios throughout the town and experience live concerts in an open air pavilion in Ballard Park.

If you are looking for more adventure be sure to check out the Split Rock Wild Mountain Forest Preserve. It offers over 11 miles of hiking trails with beautiful views of Lake Champlain.

You can pick from a variety of lodging properties and on-the-water restaurants. There is also a full service marina and New York state boat launch. 

Westport is also home to the Essex County Fair, which entertains visitors from near and far every summer. The fairgrounds host numerous other exciting events throughout the year, like the Adirondack Harvest Festival

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