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Address: Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI
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Part of the 10-mile Ocean Drive and home to many well-known mansions.

Part of the 10-mile Ocean Drive and home to many well-known mansions.

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Wonderful driving tour

Great way to see Newport by car. It takes a few hours to really see Bellevue Avenue from beginning to end.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Southampton, NY
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Southampton, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to see Newport by car. It takes a few hours to really see Bellevue Avenue from beginning to end.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A drive along Bellevue is eye opening and beautiful all at the same time. Beautiful stately historical homes. So many homes to see and tour.

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Staunton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bellevue Avenue gives you a glance into what it would be like to live in a house the size of a small town. The homes are extremely grand and beautiful. A few of these homes have ties to the Vanderbilt family, Doris Duke, etc. The homes and the views are astounding. The area is very easy to navigate and there... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I'm surprised the streets weren't paved in gold. Everything is very grandiose. It's a nice place to walk and dream about what it would be like to be absurdly wealthy.

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Take a drive-by tour or park the car and stroll on foot this history-steeped and moneyed street. Some of the mansions are open to the public (e.g. Marble House, the Elms) and is worth paying for a look-see (Marble House is my suggestion) at how such folk lived and played.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This avenue is a terrific place to view the various types of architectural both past and present in Newport. There are many historic placards located up and down the street pointing out various historical items. Great place to drive/walk down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This road and pathway is full of amazing views and Historical landmarks. So many brilliant mansions and structures from the Iconic Gilded Age are here. Journey and take an adventure to a place & time where the epitomes of Luxury stood and continue to stand in glory.

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Barnet, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

There is nothing that compares to a walk along and around Bellevue Avenue in Newport RI. With a stout pair of comfortable walking shoes, a Peeping Tom mentality that is OK with peering openly through fences, and a penchant for history, architecture, grandeur and green-spaces, it is the perfect venue for stepping back in time to the age of the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A wonderful Avenue for strolling and admiring the gorgeous homes and grounds of a bygone era. Lovely way to get your exercise while day dreaming of what life was like in the mid to late 1800's with horse drawn carriages and unimaginable wealth!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Drive along to admire the many historic and private mansions. So much artistic value in the details of the homes. Many of the homes are surrounded by tall fences and landscaping so a walk may be better. Fairly easy to navigate along here to the mansions and other Newport sites. Keep a map with you, especially if driving as the... More 

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