Sights & Attractions in Newport County and East Bay

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Things to Do in Newport

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
The Breakers
The 70-room summer estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, president...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Chateau-sur-Mer
Built in 1852 as an Italianate-style villa for China trade merchant...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Chepstow
Though not as grand as other Newport mansions, this Italianate-style...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Colony House
Completed in 1741, this National Historic Landmark on Washington...
Historic Districts / Sites Newport
 
Common Burial Ground
Among those buried in this graveyard, which dates back to the...
Local Interest–Sight, Historic Districts / Sites, Cemeteries Newport
 
Easton's Beach
Also known as First Beach, Easton's Beach is a ¾-mile-long surf...
Beaches Newport
 
The Elms
Architect Horace Trumbauer modeled this graceful 48-room French...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Fort Adams State Park
The largest coastal fortification in the United States is at...
Beaches, Historic Districts / Sites Newport
 
Great Friends Meeting House
The oldest house of worship in Rhode Island reflects the quiet...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites Newport
 
Hunter House
The oldest house owned and maintained by the Preservation Society...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum
Tennis fans and lovers of history, art, and architecture will...
Museums / Galleries Newport
 
International Yacht Restoration School
You can watch work being done on historically significant sailboats...
Educational Institutions Newport
 
Isaac Bell House
Revolutionary in its design when it was completed in 1883, the...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Kingscote
This Gothic Revival mansion completed in 1841 for Georgia plantation...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Marble House
One of the most opulent of the Newport mansions, Marble House...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
National Museum of American Illustration
This museum exhibits original work by Norman Rockwell, J.C. Leyendecker...
Museums / Galleries Newport
 
Newport Art Museum
More than a century old, the Newport Art Museum and Art Association...
Museums / Galleries Newport
 
Newport Historical Society Museum & Shop at Brick Market
Take guided walking and site tours departing from the Newport...
Tours Newport
 
Norman Bird Sanctuary
Stroll through the woods or hike to the top of Hanging Rock for...
Nature Preserves Newport
 
Redwood Library & Athenaeum
In 1747, Abraham Redwood gave 500 pounds sterling to purchase...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites, Libraries Newport
 
Rosecliff
Built in 1902, Newport's most romantic mansion was commissioned...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Rosemary & Thyme
The Brie, pear, and prosciutto on a grilled baguette (known affectionately...
Restaurants Newport
 
Rough Point
Tobacco heiress and preservationist Doris Duke furnished her...
Houses / Mansions Newport
 
Sachuest Beach
This 1¼-mile-long sandy beach has a popular surfing spot on its...
Beaches Newport
 
Third Beach
On the Sakonnet River, Third Beach is more peaceful than the...
Beaches Newport
 
Touro Synagogue
In 1658, more than a dozen Jewish families whose ancestors had...
Religious Sites Newport
 
Trinity Episcopal Church
George Washington once sat in the distinguished visitor pew close...
Religious Sites, Cemeteries Newport
 
Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
As Newport's oldest house museum, this late-17th-century residence...
Houses / Mansions, Historic Districts / Sites Newport
 
White Horse Tavern
America's oldest tavern was originally built in 1652 as a two-room...
Architectural Sites, Historic Districts / Sites, Restaurants Newport
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