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Westport is a small town located inside the Adirondack State Park, with Lake Champlain and the border of Vermont forming the east line of town. This location near the high country of the Adirondacks and the Green Mountains of Vermont is a destination of outstanding beauty and many outdoor recreational possibilities. Historically, the town of Westport was where 19th century passengers disembarked from steamboats to continue their trip west via stagecoach. Today, it's called "A Gateway to the Adirondack Mountains." The Adirondack State Park is the largest park in the continental United States (six million acres,) and offers boating and fishing, hiking, camping, biking and downhill and cross-country skiing. Westport has a full service marina, an 18-hole golf course, two outstanding lakeside children's summer camps, and special events such as concerts in the park and live entertainment at local venues. You'll find small friendly shops, casual and fine dining, and various historic bed & breakfast inns in Westport. Two interesting bits of trivia about Westport are that it's the "birthplace of the Adirondack chair," fashioned by Thomas Lee in 1903, and it's home to Camp Dudley YMCA, the oldest summer camp in continuous operation in the nation. The center of Westport is just four miles east of the Westport Exit 31 and it's also accessible via the Crown Point Bridge and the Essex-Charlotte Ferry, both about twelve miles from the town's center.

Surrounding areas: Essex, New York (9.6 mi), Willsboro, New York (12.4 mi), Keene, New York (18.3 mi), Augur Lake, New York (19.2 mi), Jay, New York (19.4 mi), Ticonderoga, New York (23.3 mi), Wilmington, New York (23.5 mi)

Westport Vacation Rentals

Westport Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
The Westport Hotel6691 Main StWestport, NY (518) 962-4501
Jimmos Four Corner Motel BLDG 1Rt 7North Ferrisburg, VT11.7 mi.(802) 425-2967
Jimmos Four Corner Motel BLDG 2Rt 7North Ferrisburg, VT11.7 mi.(802) 425-2967
Jimmos Four Corner Motel BLDG 3Rt 7North Ferrisburg, VT11.7 mi.(802) 425-2967
Sugar House Motor InnRt 7New Haven, VT14.6 mi.(802) 388-2770
Pico Resort HotelSherburne PassShelburne, VT17.1 mi.( ) -
Shelburne HouseHBR RdShelburne, VT17.1 mi.(802) 985-8686
Courtyard By Marriott Middlebury309 Court St (us Rt 7 South)Middlebury, VT17.7 mi.(802) 388-7600
The Middleburry Inn14 Courthouse SqMiddlebury, VT17.7 mi.(802) 388-4961
T-Bird Motel Inn4405 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT17.9 mi.(802) 985-3663
Bristol Commons Inn Units 1-6JCT Rt 116 & 117Bristol, VT18.0 mi.(802) 453-2326
Bristol Commons Inn Units 7-12JCT Rt 116 & 117Bristol, VT18.0 mi.(802) 453-2326
Dutch Mill Motel BLDG Units 1-52056 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT18.1 mi.(802) 985-3568
Econo Lodge Office1960 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT18.1 mi.( ) -
La Quinta Inn2056 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT18.1 mi.(801) 954-9292
North Star Motel2000 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT18.1 mi.(802) 863-3421
Econo Lodge3164 Shelburne RdShelburne, VT19.1 mi.(802) 985-3377
Rodeway Inn1860 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.2 mi.( ) -
Comfort Suites1712 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.4 mi.(802) 860-1112
Holiday Inn Express - So Burlington1720 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.4 mi.(802) 860-6000
Main Stay Suites1702 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.4 mi.(802) 860-1986
Smart Suites1700 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.4 mi.(802) 860-9900
Handys Town House1330 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.7 mi.( ) -
Ho Hum Motel1200 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT20.8 mi.( ) -
Rodeway Inn1016 Shelburne RdSouth Burlington, VT21.0 mi.(802) 862-6421
Susse Chalet590 St George RdWilliston, VT21.7 mi.( ) -
AnnexRt 125East Middlebury, VT21.9 mi.( ) -
Villa Motel1875 Rt 9Keeseville, NY22.3 mi.(518) 834-7579
Hawthorn Suites Hotel401 Dorset StSo Burlington, VT22.8 mi.(802) 860-1212
Belfred Motel40 Wayne AveTiconderoga, NY22.9 mi.(518) 585-7000
Bel Aire Motel111 Shelburn RdBurlington, VT23.0 mi.(802) 863-3116
Mid Town Motel230 Main StBurlington, VT23.1 mi.( ) -
Wyndham Burlington60 Battery StBurlington, VT23.1 mi.(802) 658-6500
Super 8 Motel Of TiconderogaRt 74 & 9NTiconderoga, NY23.2 mi.(518) 585-2617
Comfort Inn & Suites5 Dorset StSouth Burlington, VT23.4 mi.(800) 808-4656
Sheraton Burlington Hotel870 Williston RdSouth Burlington, VT23.4 mi.(802) 863-6576
Clarion Hotel & Conference CTR1117 Williston RdSouth Burlington, VT23.6 mi.(802) 658-0250
Comfort Inn & Suites1285 Williston RdSouth Burlington, VT23.6 mi.(802) 865-3400
Holiday Inn Burlington1068 Williston RdSouth Burlington, VT23.6 mi.(802) 863-6363
Swiss Host Motel Office Building1272 Williston RdSouth Burlington, VT23.6 mi.(802) 862-5734
Bed & Breakfast
Swift House Inn25 Stewart LnMiddlebury, VT17.6 mi.(802) 388-9925
Mama Bowers B & BMain StRichmond, VT26.7 mi.(802) 434-2632

Westport Weather & Climate

The Adirondack Mountains, near Saranac Lake and Lake Placid, enjoys four specific seasons with winters that are crisp, cold and snowy and warm, pleasant summers with low humidity. In spring and autumn, the days are warm and the evenings cool, perfect for viewing the wildflowers of April or the colors of fall. The average summer temperature is 75 F (24 C) and the average low is 50F (10 C); winter's average high is 27 F (-3 C) and the average low is 5 F (-15 C). The annual precipitation is 39 inches, keeping the forests green and the lakes and streams flowing. As with most mountain climates, the weather can change quickly, however, so be prepared. A sunny day can turn stormy very quickly in the higher elevations. Luckily, the Adirondacks do not experience the devastation of tornadoes, earthquakes or hurricanes as do some other areas of the country. There is no specific rainy season; rather there are both wet and dry spells in every season.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 27°F 3°F 2.65 in. -
February 31°F 5°F 2.16 in. -
March 41°F 17°F 2.73 in. -
April 54°F 30°F 2.87 in. -
May 68°F 41°F 3.17 in. -
June 76°F 50°F 3.37 in. -
July 81°F 55°F 3.13 in. -
August 79°F 53°F 3.88 in. -
September 70°F 43°F 3.63 in. -
October 57°F 32°F 3.20 in. -
November 45°F 25°F 3.28 in. -
December 33°F 13°F 2.45 in. -

Westport Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Burlington International airport (BTV) located about 24 miles northeast of Westport in Burlington, Vermont, the Plattsburgh International airport (PBG) located approximately 32 miles north of Westport in Plattsburgh, New York, the Clinton County airport (PLB) located roughly 35 miles north of Westport in Plattsburgh, New York, the Adirondack Regional airport (SLK) located around 40 miles northwest of Westport in Saranac Lake, New York, the Edward F Knapp State airport (MPV) located about 43 miles east of Westport in Barre - Montpelier, Vermont, the Rutland State airport (RUT) located approximately 51 miles south of Westport in Rutland, Vermont, the Floyd Bennett Memorial airport (GFL) located roughly 58 miles south of Westport in Glens Falls, New York, the Lebanon Municipal airport (LEB) located around 68 miles southeast of Westport in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and finally the Hartness State airport (VSF) located about 73 miles southeast of Westport in Springfield, Vermont.

Westport Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Great EscapeLake GeorgeNY54.1 mi.
Magic Forest ParkLake GeorgeNY54.1 mi.
Enchanted ForestOld ForgeNY83.3 mi.
Sherman's Amusement ParkCaroga LakeNY88.6 mi.
Water Parks
Water Slide WorldLake GeorgeNY54.1 mi.
Enchanted Forest/Water SafariOld ForgeNY83.3 mi.
Golf Courses
Westport Country ClubWestportNY 
Moriah Country ClubPort HenryNY10.0 mi.
Willsboro Golf ClubWillsboroNY12.4 mi.
Kwiniaska Golf ClubShelburneVT17.3 mi.
Ralph Myhre Golf CourseMiddleburyVT18.2 mi.
Cedar Knoll Country ClubHinesburgVT18.7 mi.
AuSable Valley Golf CourseAu Sable ForksNY21.1 mi.
Camroden Golf CourseRomeNY21.4 mi.
Delta Knolls Golf CenterRomeNY21.4 mi.
Golf KnollsRomeNY21.4 mi.
Rome Country ClubRomeNY21.4 mi.
Sleepy Hollow Golf & Country ClubRomeNY21.4 mi.
Vermont National Country ClubSouth BurlingtonVT23.2 mi.
Port Kent Golf CoursePort KentNY23.3 mi.
Ticonderoga Country ClubTiconderogaNY24.2 mi.
Catamount Golf ClubWillistonVT25.2 mi.
Williston Golf ClubWillistonVT25.2 mi.
Essex Country ClubEssex JunctionVT26.6 mi.
Craig Wood Golf & Country ClubLake PlacidNY28.1 mi.
Schroon Lake Municipal Golf CourseSchroon LakeNY29.3 mi.
Ski Areas
WhitefaceWilmingtonNY23.5 mi.
SugarbushWarrenVT29.2 mi.
Mad River GlenWaitsfieldVT30.3 mi.
Bolton Valley ResortBoltonVT30.4 mi.
Middlebury CollegeHancockVT34.5 mi.
Stowe Mountain ResortStoweVT41.9 mi.
Smugglers NotchJeffersonvilleVT43.7 mi.
Gore MountainNorth CreekNY44.4 mi.
KillingtonKillingtonVT47.9 mi.
Suicide SixWoodstockVT59.8 mi.
West MountainGlens FallsNY61.3 mi.
Okemo Mountain ResortLudlowVT65.7 mi.
Ascutney Mountain ResortBrownsvilleVT69.0 mi.
BromleyManchester CenterVT72.1 mi.
Willard MountainGreenwichNY75.6 mi.
StrattonStratton MountainVT78.3 mi.
Cannon MountainFranconiaNH83.7 mi.
Loon MountainLincolnNH88.1 mi.
Mount SunapeeMount SunapeeNH89.6 mi.
Ragged MountainDanburyNH90.7 mi.
State Parks
Button Bay State ParkVT4.3 mi. 
Kings Bay State ParkVT7.5 mi. 
Mount Philo State ParkVT12.7 mi. 
Camels Hump State ParkVT25.2 mi. 
Branbury State ParkVT26.8 mi. 
Bradbury State ParkVT29.9 mi. 
Mallets Bay State ParkVT29.9 mi. 
Monroe State ParkVT30.3 mi. 
Sand Bar State ParkVT31.6 mi. 
Grand Isle State ParkVT35.0 mi. 
Little River State ParkVT35.3 mi. 
Bomoseen State ParkVT36.3 mi. 
Cumberland Bay State ParkNY37.8 mi. 
Adirondack State ParkNY37.9 mi. 
Mount Cushman State ParkVT39.3 mi. 
Penfield Homestead MuseumCrown PointNY16.1 mi.(History)
Shelburne MuseumShelburneVT17.1 mi.(Art)
Charles Dickert Memorial Wildlife MuseumSaranac LakeNY35.9 mi.(Science)
Vermont Historical Society MuseumMontpelierVT42.9 mi.(History)
Adirondack MuseumBlue Mountain LakeNY55.0 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
Utica ZooUticaNY116.9 mi.

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