Quality of Life
Westerly is a community that truly values its sense of "place". The quality of life here is second to none. There is an excellent public school system and a noted community hospital, Westerly Hospital. There are 7 miles of beaches, a 14 acre park (Wilcox Park), access to rail (Westerly Train Station services Amtrak), Westerly airport, diverse cultural offerings and special events. Westerly is easily accessed by Interstate 95 and is positioned 1/2 way between New York City and Boston.
Open on Mondays & Thursdays from 9-4 & by appointment, the Westerly Armory’s museum features community & local military memorabilia. Tours of the building show the Armory restoration and the home of The Westerly Band (America’s oldest active community band). Admission is free. Bus, student, & scout tours welcome. The large drill hall is rentable. Railroad Avenue, Westerly. Contact: (401) 596 - 8554 or take a peek at www.WesterlyArmory.org.