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Newport Cliff Walk

Tracing the perimeter of the southern edge of town, high above the crashing surf of the Atlantic Ocean, the Newport Cliff Walk fronts many of Newport’s famous Gilded Age mansions. The 3.5-mile (5.6 km) public walkway passes Astor’s Beechwood, Rosecliff, Marble House, The Breakers, Ochre Coure, and Rough Point, providing better views of these “cottages” then what can be scene from the street.

The long and winding walk is mostly paved and offers visitors not only stunning views of the mansions but also breathtaking vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding shores, as well as dramatic sunsets. Parts of southern half of the trail are unpaved and ramble over the rocky shoreline.

Practical Info

The Newport Cliff Walk runs from the western end of Easton’s Beach to the eastern end of Bailey’s Beach. There are public access points at Ledge Road, Marine Avenue, Bellevue Avenue, Ruggles Avenue, Webster Street, Narragansett Avenue, and Sheppard Avenue. The entire walk takes about 2 to 3 hours. Be advised that there are no facilities along the way.

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Newport Mansion Tour Along Ocean Drive

4 star rating: Recommended 8 Reviews

The magnificent 19th-century mansions along Newport’s famous Ocean Drive (10-Mile Drive) are truly a sight to be seen. On your guided walking tour of The ...  Read more

Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Duration: 3 - 4.5 hours

From USD $45.00

Newport Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 12 Reviews

Soak up the beauty of Newport’s famous Ocean Drive (10-Mile Drive), offering spectacular wide-open views of the Atlantic, historic landmarks and magnificent ...  Read more

Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $27.00

Newport Mansions Small-Group Day Trip from Boston

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, on this day trip that includes both a guided tour and free time. Explore The Breakers mansion, the ...  Read more

Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $94.49
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