newport ri visitors guide

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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Santa Hustle Road Race

Nov 20

Everyone's running in Santa gear at Newport's Santa Hustle Road Race 5k and half-marathon. Enjoy cookies, candy and Christmas music!

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Fortress of Nightmares

October 21-23, 28-30(NOT FOR SMALL CHILDREN)

Guided tours of Fort Adams in Newport, RI set up as a haunted house make for a good scare for the whole family!

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Coastal Wine Trail

Oct - Nov

Warm days, cool nights and changing leaves signal the harvesting of wine grapes throughout coastal New England. Tour one or all of them on your next visit to Newport, RI

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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!