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Discover Rhode Island presents: Newport Complete w Things to Do

Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic New England summer resort city located on Aquidneck Island in Narragansett Bay. It is famous for its sailing history and historic mansions.

Newport was founded in 1639 by religious refugees from Massachusetts, and quickly became one of the busiest seaports in colonial America. In the late 1800s, due to the summer climate and proximity to the ocean, Newport developed as an opulent summer resort with stately mansions such as The Breakers, Rosecliff, The Elms, and the Marble House.  (Read More)

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WHAT TO DO IN NEWPORT (with links to resources)


The Newport Mansions are one of the top destinations in Newport, drawing nearly a million visitors a year


Newport is a very walkable city, with beaches, shops and restaurants all in close proximity to each other.


Newport has some of the best restaurants on the east coast.  From burgers to fine dining, Newport has it all.


Newport has accomodations for every budget, from simple accomodations to the most luxurious suites


There are nearly a dozen beaches in and around Newport, and many are open to the public


Known as the sailing capitol of the world, Newport has a waterfront perfect for getting on the water.


Newport is a prime wedding destination and is home to dozens of stunning wedding venues


Whether you want a trolley tour, walking tour and an exclusive private tour, Newport has them all.

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Photography of this Newport Polo event is sponsored by Ocean Newport CDJR, on West Main Road in Middletown.  This event took place on 07-23-22 at the Newport Polo Grounds in Portsmouth Rhode Island. These images are for sale (watermark will be removed) at $10 each for...

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