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

South County Balloon Festival

South County Balloon Festival

July 22 - 24, URI Athletic Fields, Rt 138

Besides the spectacle of balloons filling the sky, enjoy crafts, kids' games and carnival rides for the whole family. About 15 minute drive from Newport.

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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 Music Festival

July 8 - 24

The Newport Music Festival continues the tradition of presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and gala special events in the Gilded Age summer cottages of Newport, Rhode Island.

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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!