Day Trip to Newport, Rhode Island


What to Do in Newport, Rhode Island

If you're looking to take a day trip to Newport, Rhode Island, you will have plenty to do. This historic town is home to stunning mansions, picturesque beaches, and delicious restaurants.

The Cliff Walk

The Cliff Walk offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean and the Newport mansions. If you do this walk in its entirety, it is a 7 mile out and back walk.

Newport Bridge

Other popular attractions in Newport include the Wharf District, where you can find shops, restaurants, bars, and Fort Adams State Park, which offers beautiful views of Newport Harbor.

Fort Adams

Another must-see historic destination in Newport includes Fort Adams State Park. Fort Adams was used briefly as the Naval Academy, a military institution responsible for training some of the most prominent officers in the US military history.

Bellevue  Avenue

Some of the most popular historic attractions in Newport include the Newport Mansions in the Bellevue Avenue Historic District. These lavish homes were built by some of America's wealthiest families in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

Second Beach

The most popular beach in Newport is definitely Second Beach. It's well-known for its dramatic cliffs and excellent surf conditions.

There are also plenty of activities to keep you busy, such as sailing, shopping, and exploring the historical district. If you're looking for a fun day trip or weekend getaway, be sure to check out Newport!

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