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Good street for a stroll and shopping

A good flat street for a stroll. Lots of eating places and shops. Look out for the Old Armory which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray W
Lots of shops

Fun place to walk around and check out all the shops. Nightlife is even more fun with lots of bars... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Billerica, Massachusetts
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.
Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good flat street for a stroll. Lots of eating places and shops. Look out for the Old Armory which is now an antiques market selling lots of interesting stuff.

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to walk around and check out all the shops. Nightlife is even more fun with lots of bars and places to eat.

Thank ElaineM131313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thames Street is where everyone walks, shops, eats, and visits the Newport harbor. Had the good fortune to live nearby for several years. No need for a car, everything is within walking distance. You can’t go to newport and not hit Thames!

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thames Street is the place to go in Newport. It is loaded with restaurants and shopping. You could spend the whole week on this street and experience every type of cuisine you can think of.

Thank tbone125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thames Street has just about anything you may want to do, be it shopping, eating, bar hopping or just people watching. There are so many shops and Restaurants crammed into a relatively small area that you can cover it all, in detail, in just a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, shops and eaterys everywhere on this street. The old brink street is very charming. I think that parking on this street should be not allowed because of so many people.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a day and night while on our way to Martha's Vineyard. Many shops of all kinds to enjoy. Several had lready closed because of the fall weather and drop in tourism but there were plenty to choose from.

Thank HokieHoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

High street with shops and places to eat, very difficult to find where to park.I don't understand why so much racket about this. Not for me

Thank Patricia032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walking, lots of crosswalks for switching sides of the street. We found everything from inexpensive souvenirs to pricey items in upscale art galleries. Most restaurants are not bargains. Fun Street.

Thank Fadipadi
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Went to Thames Street to see the local shops. Had been there many years before but still didn't have the same feel. Was a good place to stop

Thank Lovetogarden52
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Erin F
May 16, 2017|
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Response from beachbum243 | Reviewed this property |
Most shops are closed by 5pm.Restaurants are normally opened until 9pm. If you are staying at a local hotel, check with the front desk. They can advise you on seasonal shop hours, and usually have discounts available for... More
February 9, 2017|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in Jan., a number of smaller shops had signs the read something like "Closed for the Season" (don't know when the season ends) or more specifically "See You in April". Quite a few just said something like... More
October 10, 2016|
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Response from beachbum243 | Reviewed this property |
Parking on side streets is free if you get there early. Lot parking on season runs $10.00, off season you can park there for free. Meter parking is available on Thames St. Small cars are best, as this is a tight fit and... More