Things to see and do - Newport
Unmissable tourist sites
Newport Travel guide
Newport : Michelin's recommendations
Set on an island in Narragansett Bay, Newport has evolved from a bustling colonial port to a 20C resort for the fabulously rich and famous to its present incarnation as a modern tourist mecca. The famed mansions here provide an architectural sampler of the nation's most aesthetically pleasing building styles from the 17C to the 19C. The city sponsors several renowned music festivals for folk, jazz and classical music.
Tourist attractions Newport : Things to see and do
Bellevue Drive runs south from Newport's Memorial Avenue to Land's End where it intersects with Ocean Drive, passing enroute some of Newport's spectacular mansions. Along the way you'll see Beechwood, Marble House, Rosecliff, Belcourt Castle and Roug..
44 Ochre Point Ave
The Breakers is an opulent 70-room Italian Renaissance-style palace (1895), designed by Richard Morris Hunt. Outfitted with French and Italian stone, marble and bronze, red alabaster and gilded plaster, it was used as a summer retreat for the family ..
596 Bellevue Ave
Renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt used 500,000 cubic feet of American, African and Italian marble in the lavish 1892 "cottage" that he designed for millionaire yachtsman William K. Vanderbilt. The classical portico is supported by four..
351 Thames Street USA - Newport RI 02840
A 4-minute drive from historic Newport and within walking distance of a variety of boutique shops, this eco-friendly Rhode Island hotel features harbour views, 2 on-site restaurants, and free Wi-Fi. The contemporary rooms at the Forty 1North feature..
551 Thames Street USA - Newport RI 02840
Located on Newport Harbor, Wellington Resort is just 15 minutes’ walk from the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum in Newport, Rhode Island. Free WiFi access is available for guests. Cable TV is offered in each standard guest room at the re..
142 Long Wharf USA - Newport RI 02840
This hotel is located directly on the waterfront, overlooking the Newport Harbor. The hotel offers a kitchenette, spa bath and free Wi-Fi in every one-bedroom suite. Guests at the Wyndham Inn on Long Wharf will enjoy access to the Wyndham Long Wharf..