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Address: Thames Street, Newport, RI
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.

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this is what makes me come back as much as possible

love the small,family run stores. Nice people run these places and some close for the winter but a lot are full time. Prices are not bad. parking at some lots,some on the street... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Barry N

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

love the small,family run stores. Nice people run these places and some close for the winter but a lot are full time. Prices are not bad. parking at some lots,some on the street if you get lucky.summer the crowds are huge but this is now a great year round place to visit and have a really nice time. good for... More 

Thank Barry N
Lahaska, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great shopping from trendy to practical, antiques, clothing, jewelry and food, Thames has it all. Don;t miss Bowens and Bannister wharf for great shopping and dining. $ to $$$$.

Thank hartswoodgirl
Union City, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took a trip to Newport for the first time and stayed at America's Cup Inn which is located between Mary Street and Thames Street. We had such a great time. Everything was in walking distance. There was so much to see, buy, eat, and drink! Lots of great restaurants, bars with live music, cute shops. Overall,... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to go shopping during the day and bar hopping at night. You can do the waterfront or see some of the colonial homes on the side streets. Parking is limited so take a cab to drop you off and pick you up.

Thank ncmailgirl
Hartly, Delaware, United States
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124 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This is where we spent most of our time in Newport. It was a neat little street to walk along and explore.

Thank AshleyMEvans
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We come to Newport once or twice a year and each trip always includes a walk along Thames Street for some window shopping. Along with the normal array of t-shirts there are several places where you can actually pick up some nice fleece, foul weather gear or a decent pair of boating shoes. If you time it right you might... More 

Thank huntmhd
Hinckley, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Next to Americas Cup Boulevard, Thames Street is where the action is in Newport. lots of restaurants, pubs, and shops. On street parking can be a challenge during peak times, but plenty of off street parking available. Thames Street is your gateway to Ocean Drive.

Thank doclexus
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Amazing places to eat and shop along this one-way street in Newport. We started at one end and just spent a day walking up and down.

Thank hawadjie
Hull, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

There are so many small shops, galleries, restaurants, and pubs that you can literally spend the day taking it all in. Each place is unique and has it's own vibe. You will walk on cobblestones and modern sidewalks so wear comfy shoes. All the shopkeepers are friendly and seem really glad to have you in their store. Even though we... More 

Thank Anna G
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Lots of shops and restaurants. We went around 3pm so we still had some sun to help keep us warm. We enjoyed going in and out of the shops to see what each offered.

Thank fishwidow1

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