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Ocean Drive

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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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Newport Mansions Small-Group Day Trip from Boston

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Biking down Ocean drive = great day

We travelled down ocean drive by bicycle and it was wonderful. On bike, I think we discovered much more than we would have in a drive by. There were portions that we a little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Holliston, Massachusetts
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Holliston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We travelled down ocean drive by bicycle and it was wonderful. On bike, I think we discovered much more than we would have in a drive by. There were portions that we a little scary because there is not a lot of shoulder on the road and some people drove too fast.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking drive with stunning views of the ocean, mansions, nature and beaches! A real must for any visitor.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

There are only a few areas like Brenton Point where you actually see the ocean. It is quite spectacular along there. The rest of the drive is through residential areas, woods, city streets. I feel is does not live up to it's publicity. In two places we went astray due to confusing signage.

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arapoti
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

if you`re in the neighbourhood this is a nice scenic detour. the coastline is beautifull and there are some awesome mansions en route.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Pleasant drive without which you the trip to Newport would have probably been incomplete. Ample parking along the way, so it's possible to make different "photo" stops or just go for a walk along the beach or park.

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Cape coral
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A drive that has many wonderful stops. You can drive into ft Adams and see Newport harbor from the other side. Drive up to Eisenhour house and see the entrance to Narragansette bay. A great place for picnic. There are public bathrooms by Ft Adams which is another great place to tour. Driving on you can stop at castlehill and... More 

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New Yokr
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Take the drive along the coast and stop where able. Excellent for the photographer in your family. Check out the cliff jumpers near Brenton Park

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easton ,pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

One of the spectacular drives in the nation , old world money and elegance of Bellvue Avenue mixed with the nouveau riche of the day ........45 minutes worth of breathtaking scenery and architecture on the rocky shores of Newport , R.I. if ever there , don't miss this one.......

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RHODE ISLAND
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

take the ride it is 10 miles of outstanding roads and fantastic homes that are on the sides of cliffs and the ocean. a park where you can fly kites or just sit and watch. take a chair and get some great fresh air and some sun. but do go to this great place and ride and just really relax.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We drove here in early July on a vacation and had the most wonderful experience. We passed so many stunning houses and views, including the Portuguese monument and a state park where many people were flying kites. There was even a place to buy them! At the end, we took a left to stay on ocean to go towards the... More 

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Address: Newport, RI
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport

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