Destination: Newport

Victorian splendor and 21st century amenities meet at this prestigious seaside community. Enjoy stately mansions and long walks on the beach at New England's first escape for the rich and famous.

Updated: April 04, 2002

Where to Stay

Castle Hill Inn and Resort

590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840

The former estate of scientist Andrew Aggasiz is majestically situated on a peninsula.

1760 Francis Malbone House

392 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840

A gorgeous waterfront Georgian mansion.

Cliffside Inn

2 Seaview Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Adel Turner Inn

93 Pelham St, Newport, RI 02840

A Victorian-style lodging house on America's first gas-lit street.

Newport Marriott

25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

Where to Eat

White Horse Tavern

26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840


599 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840

Clarke Cooke House

1 Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

A cozy room and delicious food.

22 Bowen's Wine Bar & Grille

22 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar

Sayers Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

What to Do

The Breakers

44 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840

Fort Adams State Park

Ocean Dr/Harrison Ave, Newport, RI 02840

The perfect summertime spot to view the yachts in Newport Harbor.