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Ranked #31 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks; Specialty Shops
Owner description: What used to be the center of Newport's commercial seaport in the colonial days, is now the hub of Newport's harbor side... more » Owner description: What used to be the center of Newport's commercial seaport in the colonial days, is now the hub of Newport's harbor side shopping and dining, where you can find eclectic boutiques, sophisticated and casual restaurants side by side and cozy waterfront rooms. « less
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Ranked #32 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Historic Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #33 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Home of Issac Bell on Newport's Bellevue Avenue is one of the best examples of shingle-style architecture in America.
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Ranked #34 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
An Italianate-style villa built in 1860 on Narragansett Avenue.
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Ranked #35 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #36 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Parks; Tours
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Ranked #37 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks

Salve Regina University is a private institution founded by the Catholic Sisters of Mercy in 1947 and has an enrollment of about 2,500 students today.  Now well-known for the... more »

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Ranked #38 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #39 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: A good starting point for visitors, this museum uses graphics, historic photographs and audiovisual programs to tell the... more » Owner description: A good starting point for visitors, this museum uses graphics, historic photographs and audiovisual programs to tell the story of Newport. « less
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Ranked #40 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #41 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Aquariums
Owner description: Whether you're a local or just visiting the Newport area, the Save The Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium, with its beachfront... more » Owner description: Whether you're a local or just visiting the Newport area, the Save The Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium, with its beachfront location, is the perfect family destination. This interactive marine science center is home to more than 140 species from Narragansett Bay, three touch tanks, and a craft center. Children can get face-to-fin with lobsters, crabs, and fish from local waterways. With Newport's only ocean-facing beach just outside the front door, visitors can continue the beachcombing experience after their visit. « less
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Ranked #42 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Home of the oldest American yacht in existence and school where students restore classic yachts.
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Ranked #43 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The Whitehorne House features some of the best examples of Newport and Rhode Island furniture from the late 18th century.... more » Owner description: The Whitehorne House features some of the best examples of Newport and Rhode Island furniture from the late 18th century. View examples of work by craftsmen from the renowned Townsend and Goddard workshops, including John Townsend’s own desk.. Known as cabinetmakers, these craftsmen created some of the most highly regarded examples of American furniture. Enjoy this remarkable collection in a completely furnished Federal-style mansion along Newport’s waterfront. « less
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Ranked #44 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Specialty Museums
Ranked #45 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Architectural Buildings; Mysterious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #46 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Beaches
Small beach located in Newport.
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Ranked #47 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #48 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Military Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Museum showing artifacts of the U.S. Naval War College, the oldest in the world.
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Ranked #49 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Beaches
One of Newport's popular beaches.
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Ranked #50 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: A vibrant little gallery showcasing the photography of Newport's own Alexander Nesbitt. Featuring Nesbitt's iconic Newport... more » Owner description: A vibrant little gallery showcasing the photography of Newport's own Alexander Nesbitt. Featuring Nesbitt's iconic Newport images and savvy world travel photos, Blink also shows work by local painters, RI artisan made gifts including carbon fiber jewelry, funky ceramics, and Snappy Tables. Blink Gallery has been voted "Best Gallery" by the readers of Newport Life Magazine three years in a row (2012, 2013,2014). Visiting our little gem is a great thing to do in Newport! « less
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Ranked #51 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Beaches
One of the most exclusive beaches on the East Coast.
Ranked #52 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #53 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #54 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #55 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Art Galleries
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Ranked #56 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #57 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Casinos
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Ranked #58 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Boating enthusiasts will be impressed by the museum's collection of yachts, plus exhibits and artifacts that interpret the... more » Owner description: Boating enthusiasts will be impressed by the museum's collection of yachts, plus exhibits and artifacts that interpret the history of the sport. « less
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Ranked #59 of 64 attractions in Newport
Category: Beaches
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Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Located in Newport on Washington Square it was once the center of government.
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