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Cliff Walk

Newport

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Trover photo by Frank Grazia

Trover photo by Frank Grazia

Trover photo by Frank Grazia

Cliff Walk

Known for Islands, Sea and Architecture

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Stroll down this historic thoroughfare that runs parallel to Newport’s waterfront and check out the heritage façades, cozy pubs and great cafés.

Spend the day relaxing by the ocean at Newport’s largest surf beach, where you can play in the waves, ride a carousel and stroll along a scenic boardwalk.

Make your way through eerie tunnels and climb to stunning vantage points at this historic 19th-century fortress overlooking a grassy foreshore and the mouth of Newport Harbor.

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The seaside city of Newport, Rhode Island, has long been home to some of the most affluent families in America. Spend a day exploring the gilded homes and extravagant lifestyles of these rich and famous. Your day begins with a visit to the Marble House.

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Welcome to Newport’s scenic Cliff Walk. This is a GPS enabled professionally-narrated walking tour! This app offers a fully-guided experience - just like a local giving you a personalized, turn-by-turn, fully-guided tour.

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On a 70-foot 12 Meter class, America’s Cup contender, sail off the coast of Newport in waters that host annual regattas, championships, and parades. Relax while your crew shares the history of the area, or actively participate in the sailing.

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Take a tour with Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division and experience the magic of the railroad like never before! Ride the rails on our pedal-powered 'Rail Explorers' - a unique activity suitable for everyone. The Rhode Island Division operates along the Old Colony Railroad, built in 1862.

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Soak up the sweeping coastal beauty on display during Newport's famous 10-Mile Drive. Ten whole miles (16 km) of historical landmarks and endless views of the Atlantic Ocean await you at every turn of this stunning journey.

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Take in the elegance and heritage of the Ocean Drive Historic District as you cruise past 10 miles (16 km) of yacht-dotted coastline and long-standing estates. Hear about the who's-who of “The Drive,” and stop for an up-close look at one famed mansion.