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Do & See

To Do

BeachesNewport offers a beach for every season and reason. Whether you want to take that towel and settle where the action is (First Beach) or stroll in quiet staring at the ocean, you'll find a strip of sand to suit you. Here is a great resource to all the local Beaches.

Cliff Walk - Ocean views, an up-close look at Gilded Age mansions and flora and fauna. The Cliff Walk has it all and is a "must do" for first-time visitors to Newport. An entrance point is super-close to The Attwater. Just ask us. Click here for more details on the Cliff Walk

Newport Art Museum - Located right out our front door, this small museum is one of the longest-running in the country.  The permanent collection of more than 2,300 works of American art concentrates on artistic activity from the late 19th century to the present day, and on works emphasizing the role played by Newport and New England artists. More details: Newport Art Museum

Newport Mansions - Explore eleven grand Gilded Age properties representing more than 250 years of social, architectural and landscape history in one of America's most historically intact cities. Plan your visit to the Newport Mansions.

Sailing in Newport - From sailing classes and workshops to day trips and two-hour excursions, Sailing is a way of life in Newport. Many areas of the town are best viewed by boat, so consider carving out some time for Sailing in Newport.

International Tennis Hall of Fame - Just two blocks from our boutique Newport hotel, this unique center chronicles the entire history of tennis, dating from the 12th Century through today. In its 18 galleries. the museum encompasses more than 20,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, momentous videos and popular memorabilia of tennis champions past and present.
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Rhode Island Red Food Tours - Talk a walk off the beaten path with this award-winning tour company for a look at Newport's rich history and food culture. Tours take place every weekend from April - November. Click here for more details about Rhode Island Red Food Tours.

To See

Newport is a town of festivals. No matter when you visit, something is almost always happening. Below are just some of the top seasonal events held throughout the year:

Spring & Summer

Newport Folk Festival
Newport Jazz Fest
Newport Music Festival

Fall & Winter

Newport International Boat Show 
Newport Wine and Food Festival 
Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival 
Newport Restaurant Week 
Christmas at the Newport Mansions