If you want ideas for what to do while in Westerly, head for the chamber’s website, where lots of options are presented.

The Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce offers a wide array of general information about Westerly and the various activities here. Once at the home page, click on “vacation information” for a good deal of useful information about the area’s 7 miles of beaches, alternate routes to those beaches, and useful information about accommodations, including websites so you can make reservations.

For ideas for activities beyond the beach, or including water sports, click on “Go Westerly! Magazine” for lots of ideas ranging from family fun to beach information to information about cultural activities.

Be sure to check the “Events Calendar” to see the fun things that are going on  when you plan to visit. There are many large-scale community events each season, ranging from the annual Twelfth Night in January to the Pawcatuck River Duck Race in April, to the Virtu Art Festival in May, Pops Concert in June, Riverglow in August,  Misquamicut Music Festival in August, The calendar includes addresses, phone numbers and  websites so you can your visit in an informed way.

The chamber is located on Route 1, as you enter town, at One Chamber Way. You can call them at 401-596-7761 or email at info@westerlychamber.org. The office contains menis, bochures, free maps, free phone books, free softcover books, and walls of publications on are attraction,s events and businesses.