At the mouth of Narragansett Bay – named a Top 12 world adventure destination by National Geographic– Newport is home to fresh seafood, quaint inns and resorts, beaches and plenty of ways to relax and let loose.
Newport is a nautical seaside city in Rhode Island that is famous for its mansions, shopping, and scenery. It is also known for hosting the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival and many other Festivals and Fairs. Cobblestone streets and brick sidewalks accent an upscale touristy downtown area with many shops, galleries and great restaurants and it’s all located along water. Newport sits on the southern end of Aquidneck Island and features several fine beaches, rocky cliffs and much history including an old fort.
Plan a long weekend getaway with our Things To Do guide, featuring great outdoor escapes, where to stay, and where to eat.