Newport Points of Interest and Places to Visit

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Bellevue Avenue

Traversing the center of Newport, Bellevue Avenue and its surrounding streets are home to some of the most exclusive properties in New England. The affluent ...  Read more

Fort Adams State Park

Fort Adams State Park is one of Newport’s most popular playgrounds. In summer, locals and visitors alike come to swim, fish, sail, play soccer, and picnic on ...  Read more

Marble House

Designed by renowned society architect Richard Morris Hunt, the Marble House is a stellar highlight of Newport’s Gilded Age summer cottages. Built between 1888 ...  Read more

Newport Cliff Walk

Rhode Island’s Newport Cliff Walk traces the perimeter of the southern edge of Newport town, high above the crashing surf of the Atlantic Ocean. The 3.5-mile ...  Read more

Ocean Drive

The breathtaking Newport shoreline unfolds on the Ocean Drive, a 10-mile scenic cruise along Newport’s southern coast. Along the drive you’ll pass Gooseberry ...  Read more

The Breakers

The Breakers, the crown jewel of the Newport mansions and the summer estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, is an architectural and social archetype of the Gilded ...  Read more

Ballard Park

Located west of Bellevue Avenue, Ballard Park is Newport’s only nature reserve. In sync with its affluent residential surroundings, the 13-acre park is an ...  Read more

Brenton Point State Park

Named for colonial Governor William Brenton, Brenton Point State Park is located where Narragansett Bay meets the Atlantic. Midway along Ocean Drive, it’s the ...  Read more

Chateau-sur-Mer

One of the many impressive Newport Mansions, Chateau-sur-Mer calls famous Bellevue Avenue home. Completed in 1852, it had a reputation for its parties, ...  Read more

Easton’s Beach

Newport’s only ocean beach, Easton’s Beach, also called First Beach, is a spacious nearly-1-mile stretch of sand and surf. The city’s longest beach, it draws ...  Read more

International Tennis Hall of Fame

The birthplace of American tournament tennis, the International Tennis Hall of Fame showcases an eclectic collection of memorabilia, including videos ...  Read more

Isaac Bell House

Considered one of the best examples of shingle style architecture in the United States, the Isaac Bell House is one of the almost dozen Newport mansions ...  Read more

Narragansett Bay

New England’s largest estuary, more than 12 million people visit Narragansett Bay every year. Covering just short of 150 miles, small parts of the bay extend ...  Read more

National Museum of American Illustration

This fascinating museum specializes in the display of illustration artworks, as designed for books and other print media. Over 150 artists have featured works ...  Read more

Rosecliff

Set among the many mansions on Newport’s Bellevue Avenue, Rosecliff was often the setting of lavish parties, including an evening featuring famous magician ...  Read more

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