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Point Section of Newport, RI

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Washington Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Largest collection of Colonial Homes

The Point area of Newport has the largest collection of true colonial homes in America. A beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Newport, RI
Stroll the Streets

This is an area that you could walk through, or if you have a car can drive through. The houses... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2016
Rhode Island
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Washington Street, Newport, RI 02840
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

The Point area of Newport has the largest collection of true colonial homes in America. A beautiful walk for adults interested in this type of houses but not much for the younger ones.

Thank satking
Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is an area that you could walk through, or if you have a car can drive through. The houses and the architecture are great to see. Many of the houses have been saved by Doris Duke and her vision to retain the look of...More

Thank Everrob
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Of Newport. Stroll up and down the streets of this delightful part of town. History comes alive as you can imagine what life must have been back in the mid 1700's with horse and Buggies. The houses sit very tight together and many of them...More

Thank Vivian N
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Excellent guided tour of historic Newport arranged by Silversea. Interesting and well-prepared guide. Harbor cruise by tender a treat.

Thank 2streetr
Reviewed October 21, 2015

I guess these mansions were referred to as "cottages" by their wealthy owners in the late 19th century, but they are fantastic to tour now. This was our first time to Newport and we did not schedule nearly enough time. We want to come back...More

Thank Guiseppe_Brown
Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

Articulating Newport's affect on me is difficult. The town has an ineffable quality to it that heals me. My weekend trip to Newport was purposed by my envolement with the food industry; I attended their annual food and wine festival that features the areas, as...More

Thank NokomisMichelle
Reviewed July 13, 2015

There are so many things to do here. Anyone will have a fun time. It's even nice to just sit down and take everything in.

Thank BelugaGirl
Reviewed April 4, 2015

Pleasant light house view off ocean ave. The cliff walk offered friendly-timed parking rotations of approx. 30 mins. Vehicle parking and Benches along the coastal walk were accessable enough for both our fragile and physical reflective friends to enjoy. We all experimented with dining from...More

Thank Joseph-Thom
Reviewed June 9, 2014

This little playhouse is wonderful Huge buffet first and then a delightful play in an intimate theatre. After the play production go back to the restaurant area for a real slapstick caberet .Delightful!!!

Thank dotrobn
Reviewed March 9, 2014

Newport's architectual variety is amazing. This area contains many original Colonials -now restored..Make sure you go through the Hunter House & walk down to Battery Park esp at sunset.

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