Westerly in Winter, 2/13/2018
Our intrepid reporter, Dan Pearson, has his finger on the pulse of what’s happening in Westerly and why you should visit in winter. Here’s what he had to say… When most people think Westerly, they conjure iconic images of summer: the flying horses of Watch Hill carousel; sundowners on the terrace at Olympia Tea Room; the sea and surf at East Beach or Misquamicut; or, wine and cheese picnics watching Shakespeare in the park. Yet, even if elements of Westerly are seasonal, the town itself thrives year-round with a concentration of culture and cuisine matched by few towns its size. All in all, there’s just too much to mention in one place, but here are a few reasons alone that Westerly is worth a visit even when it’s not beach weather.