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Address: Newport, RI
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Activities: Driving
Description: The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles...
The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.
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just a nice drive - something you can do no matter what the weather views are spectacular - nice park there to stop and watch kite-flying

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Nice scenic drive with beautiful views of the ocean and estates. You can stop at Castle Hill Inn and take a short hike to the light house. Brenton Point State park is also a great place to picnic and enjoy the ocean air. Behind the tree line are the remnants of a carriage house and stone observation tower.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

just a nice drive - something you can do no matter what the weather views are spectacular - nice park there to stop and watch kite-flying

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Hicksville, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

a scenic ride past stately homes that would not be scenic when the trees/bushes have leaves which would block the view of the homes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We took a guided tour and then went back on our own to explore. The houses along the way are a must see and it is a beautiful drive.

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Nowra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

So glad we toured Ocean Road thought it was amazing .stipoed many times to keep taking photographs .amazing place Newport just loved it

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St. Louis, MO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The view is not as impresive as I thought, but there are many parking spots avaliable along the drive, that is nice. the short part was there is no such extra nice spot you can see

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is worth taking just to see different views and to glimpse some amazing real estate. It gives you a good sense of what Newport is like.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I was surprised how great this drive was even on a cloudy day. Amazing views with cool houses. So cool to see the shoreline and all its beauty.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We drove from downtown newport still having doubts if it is worth visiting. We were pleasantly surprised by the scenery. We actually started clicking pics before starting the drive. The picture of the house is from there. Overall very glad we made it. Park and sit back to enjoy the placid ocean. We sure loved it. Must visit if you... More 

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Middlebury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Don't miss the drive while in Newport. Love the kite park . Lots of parking across from the beautiful ocean.

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