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Ocean Drive

Newport, RI
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Ranked #2 of 66 attractions in Newport
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Type: Scenic Drives, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: Driving
Traveler Description: The old-timers call this '10 mile drive.'  While its new name over the decades has become 'Ocean Drive' this roadway is literally 10 miles of... more »
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Middelfart, Denmark
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80 reviews 80 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

The ocean drive is a great little ride starting with catching a glimpse of the fantastic mansions and then you have a beautiful ride along summerhouses and the Atlantic Ocean.

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New York City
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91 reviews 91 reviews
51 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

There are some nice spots to pull over and take in some great ocean views. Of course you will also get to view from beautiful mansions along the drive as well. There is no excuse to visit Newport and not do this drive.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The scenic Ocean Drive is a must for Newport vacationers. Take your time and enjoy all the scenery. We even stopped at Castle Hill lighthouse. Even without the spectacular homes, the natural landscape is worth the drive. But the houses are impressive, as well. Best of all, it doesn't cost a thing to look!

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We went for a drive during the day and at night. Beautiful views. We enjoyed stopping at the Castle Hill Inn for dinner and drinks. We sat at the outside bar. Very enjoyable and we saw a great sunset!!

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Auburn
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135 reviews 135 reviews
34 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

It was beautiful! The homes are HUGE! Wish we had more time to tour them, especially The Breakers. But we had only a short amount of time here. It's really an easy drive, takes maybe 30 minutes by the time it's all said & done (maybe less).

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We actually took the Drive three times, realizing there were so many interesting details and vistas. Great to stop for lunch at the impressive Castle Hill Inn.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Driving on Ocean Drive is half the fun of Newport. The houses are beautiful and the view is spectacular. Do yourself a favor and stop at "The Lawn."

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

A must do while in Newport is to take the Ocean Drive. If you are a scenery fan and a lover of the ocean, you'll enjoy this one to the fullest.

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

After being on our feet all morning in Newport it is always nice to sit in your car & take a drive along Ocean Drive. We always take a drive when we visit Newport to enjoy the beautiful rocky & sand coast, large homes & sailboats out in the ocean. We stopped in Brenton State Park on the drive for... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We went on this drive starting from Breakers and seeing all key mansions. It is simply a quite an experience and looks like you are ported to some small english village. Lot of places to stop and enjoy the beauty, take pictures. We are thinking that next time we should get some beach chairs and spent entire day around this... More

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