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Address: Newport, RI
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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 Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour

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We parked across the street at sun down & my little son collected rocks from the shore. He was also giddy with giggles when the waves would crash on the rocky shore and he got... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We parked across the street at sun down & my little son collected rocks from the shore. He was also giddy with giggles when the waves would crash on the rocky shore and he got sprayed with sea mist! A treasured moment!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A drive down Ocean Drive is must do each time my wife and I visit Newport. The view of the waves crashing on the rocks and smell of the saltwater are very calming/relaxing and must see.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As we did last year, my family and I walked on the rocks and the catwalk behind the mansions. The sailboats were out in the distance and even though it was hot out, it was nice. Really beautiful views and you can park right by the entrance.

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Anyone traveling to Newport has to find 20 minutes for this drive. It's worth it for the view, the breezes and the very Newport-ness of it all.

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New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family is from Newport, and I've visited ever since I can remember, and we ALWAYS go for a cruise on Ocean Drive. The views are spectacular, and you're able to really appreciate the charm; landscaping; architecture, and salty air that Newport has to offer.

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Marlborough, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great drive, but more importantly, what a wonderful place to walk and explore! The seacliffs abound with ocean breezes, and the mansion views inspire one to easily imagine the world of yesteryear. Parking is at a premium, so grab what you can and just be prepared to walk in the land of past and present wealth and enduring... More 

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Wadley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A nice drive. We passed through Ocean Drive on a tour trolley and in our rental car. Such a nice drive for an enjoyable time in Newport, RI. Transport yourself back in time to the Gilded Age and try to imagine how the Vanderbilts and Astors lived in the "summer cottages". Beautiful views of the ocean too.

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

10-mile drive along Ocean Drive is spectacular !!! It's worth the drive, via guided tour or exploring on your own. Easy, well-marked drive is the perfect way to experience New England charm with plenty of photo opts of castles, mansions, views of the ocean and the architecture of a bygone era.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had read about this but hadn't planned to do it - but I arrived in Newport an hour before my pre-purchased timed tour so decided to drive it. I live on the Texas coast but this drive was so impressive! Well worth it; would be a relaxing way to pass some time on a pretty day (you can stop... More 

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Rye, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great road to drive and enjoy the views and the homes in the area...there are several little spots to pull over and walk to the water / rocks ...we did this in a car...but if you rent little motor bikes or regular bicycles...it could be more fun...

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