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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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I have done this walk a few times now over the years. It never gets old. It is a groomed, paved path for the first part and there are some steps involved. Gorgeous views of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have done this walk a few times now over the years. It never gets old. It is a groomed, paved path for the first part and there are some steps involved. Gorgeous views of the ocean and the mansions along the way. It goes for a little over 3 miles and does not loop back.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A circular drive along Ocean Drive will bring you some of the best views of the sea available while in Newport. If you start from Thames St you can cruise along the Ocean to the end of the Cliff Walk at the south end. Beautiful scenery without the bustle of the downtown marina area.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

No more than a couple minutes drive from the wharf area of Newport, Ocean Drive will give you a look at more than a dozen fabulous seaside homes (some people call them cottages - others may call them mansions!), in any case they are beautiful. It's easy to imagine why the rich wanted to escape here from New York during... More 

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Parsippany, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Take the time to do the coastline drive. Take in the sea views, the beautiful homes and the serenity. Pull over anywhere for a photo op.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we go to Newport, we drive down Ocean Drive both ways. There are some really beautiful houses with varied architecture and the rocky shoreline reminds you what it must have been like to sail into Newport 100 years ago. If you want to improve your mood, take the Ocean Drive.

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Glen Burnie, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of lavish mansion and - more importantly - views of cliffs, water, rocks, etc. Loved the views along this loop! It doesnt take too much time to drive and it's lovely. Do it!

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Belchertown, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A somewhat scenic drive, ocean had some white caps and waves crashing and splashing over the tops of the rocks. There was a storm front rolling in which made for some cool looking waters.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so lucky to experience this drive on an unusually warm November day: we went through around 3pm and the views were so beautiful. My husband and I looked for shells on the small beach area and walked out to the end of the rocks to watch the sunset. We even witnessed a proposal!

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views and nice drive along coast with plenty of areas to pull over. Some great homes and parks when driving by.

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Pomfret, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live a little over one hour from Newport and try to visit a handful of times each year. I always make sure to bring the family down Ocean Drive. We start on Bellevue and pass all the mansions, then around the route to Breton park to watch the kites. We then end up in downtown Newport where there is... More 

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