Newport Travel Guide

USA  #2 in Best Relaxing Getaways in the USA
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Free Things To Do in Newport

Looking for free things to do? Here's our ranking of the best free activities in Newport. Popular attractions include Cliff Walkand Thames Street.
  • #1
    Cliff Walk
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    #1 in Newport
    Hiking, Recreation, Sightseeing, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
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    Hiking, Recreation, Sightseeing, Free
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    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    This scenic 3.5-mile walkway hugs the edge of Newport's shoreline and snakes by the backyards of many of the town's most glamorous mansions. Many visitors start at Easton's Beach orThe Breakersmansion and head south to Bailey's Beach. Along the way, you'll catch a glimpse of other famous homes like theMarble

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    Thames Street
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    #2 in Newport
    Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND
    Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area
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    2 hours to Half Day
    TIME TO SPEND

    Nestled just steps from the waterfront, Thames Street has been Newport's main commercial drag since the 18th century. Here you'll find a collection of local shops like Thames Glass and Newport Fudgery, as well as more conventional stores like Express and Banana Republic. There's also a decent dining scene, ranging

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