Newport, Rhode Island, a seaside town is conveniently located in the heart of New England just 61 miles south of Boston. Explore miles of diverse shoreline, from exciting surf to lapping waves. Lay on the beach and soak up the sun or partake in many of the water sport activities including jet skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, scuba diving or kite surfing. Learn to sail aboard an America’s Cup 12 meter yacht or enjoy a relaxing harbor cruise aboard an outfitted motorboat, or drop your line and catch the action.
With miles of paths and trails including the famed Cliff Walk, the East Bay Bike Path, the Bay Walk and more, seeing Newport and Bristol County on foot or on a bike is an eye-opening wonder. Newport can be enjoyed on tours through opulent ocean-side mansions, interesting museums, and historic sites such as coastal forts, lighthouses, worship buildings, and wineries.
Stroll through the quaint town with its quirky shops and great bars and restaurants. Thames Street is the main downtown/waterfront centre offering a variety of entertainment.