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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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Mansions along the ocean

Nice 10 mile scenic drive with 10-15 huge castle like houses on waterfront property along the rocks and the ocean. Worth the drive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Janine130
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Nice 10 mile scenic drive with 10-15 huge castle like houses on waterfront property along the rocks and the ocean. Worth the drive.

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Rocky Point, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The first time we were in Newport many years ago we took one of the Trolley tours which tools us on The Ocean Drive and gave us some great information. Since then, we always take the Ocean Drive as part of our stay in Newport. It doesn't matter when you do it, the scenery is spectacular.

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We came to Newport and stayed at the Viking as my wife's Valentine day present. She has used the Spa on other trips to Newport and it is her favorite. She raved about this visit to the Spa as the best ever.

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Better than Malibu, this ocean side road offers amazing view, great architecture and scenic views. Will go back soon

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Malone NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking views of the ocean and homes on the ocean. Be sure to park and walk on the rocks even it is a bit chilly.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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155 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My kids and I thoroughly enjoyed Ocean Drive. We took our time, as we visited in winter, and had no cars behind us. It was STUNNING. I actually loved being there in winter, because weather emphasized the rugged coastline...the water crashing over the wall in places and lapping over the road. My children (9 and 11) were captivated too, with... More 

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You have to take a ride to Ocean Drive. When you do, ditch the car and get out and walk. I highly recommend exploring the beauty on this side of the island.

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portsmouth,ri
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Constantly changing views and colors of the ocean and the rocks is mesmerizing. A definite must when visiting Newport, R.I.

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New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Yes, we found Ocean Drive and are so glad we did. Breathtaking, sweeping ocean vistas; waves crashing and beautiful homes along the way. I can only imagine how wonderful it will be this summer when I plan to return.

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Rindge, New Hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I loved the stops along this beautiful drive. Many pictures to be taken along the way. We stopped at Kings Beach for a peaceful view of the ocean. We went all along the route and though we did not view the inside of any of the mansions this time, I would highly recommend it.

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