newport ri visitors guide

NEWPORT RI
Mansions, Events, Hotels, Dining & Recreation


Visit Newport, RI and you'll find opulent mansions to tour, countless historical buildings and sites, and a beautiful coastline that ranges from white sandy beaches to rocky surf. While you're here you can experience exciting festivals & events, fine dining, shopping, cozy inns and world-class hotels, all located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean and all its charm.

We'll show you some of Newport RI 's well-known hot spots - but also share special places we've discovered over the years for the best food, fun and entertainment. Whether it's a self-guided tour of the largest collection of colonial homes in the country, a day of shopping and spa treatments, a tour of the region's award-winning vineyards, a sunset sail aboard an America's Cup contender in Newport's beautiful deep harbor or a quiet picnic spot surfside in the dunes, Newport RI truly has something for every moment of the day. Make Newport RI your next vacation spot - it's waiting for you to explore it all!

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Upcoming Newport, RI Events

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Ghosts of Newport Tours

Daily / Weekends

Guided tours of Newport's most haunted hotspots. Walking tour led by lantern, covers many historic homes and neighborhoods. Great fun!

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Newport Film's Outdoor Film Series

May through September

Bring your favorite chair and blanket to locations throughout Newport to watch intriguing documentaries and other inspiring films on the big outdoor screen throughout the summer months.


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Newport RI History Tours

Daily/Weekends

Newport's history comes alive with indepth guided and self-guided walking tours all around the city. From Newport's colonial past to its religions and politics, these tours will stir the imagination against the backdrop of cobblestone streets and gas-lit street lanterns.

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The NEW Newport Marriott

Relaxing is a breeze in their new nautically-inspired guest rooms, greatroom lobby, and restaurant/bar with seasonal outdoor terrace and spectacular harbor views!