Things To Do In Newport

Set in Newport’s North End, Wayfinder Newport puts you just minutes away from some of the top Newport, RI, activities and attractions, from Gilded Age mansions to the water's edge. You can still sail into the sunset, catch a wave, or experience historic sites.

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    Set Sail

    Sail through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay past all the famous sights including Fort Adams, Hammersmith Farm, and Newport's Ocean Drive.

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    Visit the Mansions

    Tour Gilded Age Mansions like The Breakers, The Elms, Rosecliff and Marble House.

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    Ocean Drive

    The 4.2 mile scenic drive or bike ride shows off some of the best views and properties on the island.

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    The Heart of Newport

    Stroll the bustling 1.5 mile stretch of restaurants, bars, and shops.

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    Catch a Polo Match

    Newport Polo is home of America's first polo club, dating back to 1876. Visit www.nptpolo.com for a schedule of events.

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    Catch a Wave

    Newbies can learn to surf with Island Surf & Sports. Veterans surfers can rent boards and supplies. Check in with the front desk for more information.

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    Play Polo

    Newport Polo offers polo lessons taught by their USPA- certified instructors complete with thoroughbred horses and professional grade polo equipment. The front desk has the details.

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    Become a Glassblower

    After a quick, easy, and safe lesson, students can make a glass blown ornament, paperweight, or vase at Thames Glass.

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    Go Sailing

    SightSailing offers sailing cruises and private charters in Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Arrangements can be made through the front desk.

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    Head to the Beach

    Visit 2nd Beach or journey a bit farther to Sachuest Point, a 2.4 mile loop offering great sunset views and wildlife exploration.

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    Find a Cove

    Gooseberry Beach is nestled in a picturesque cove right off Ocean Drive.

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    Pick Your Own

    At Sweet Berry Farm, you can pick your own peaches, apples, and berries before visiting their market and café.

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    Visit a Brewery

    Visit Ragged Island or Newport Craft, two local breweries offering tastings and tours.

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    Taste Some Wine

    At Newport Vineyards, sample local wines and beers on a 100 acre farm. At Greenvale Vineyards, sample wines with a live jazz soundtrack

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    Fly a Kite

    Grab a kite from the front desk and visit Brenton Point, an 80 acre public park with wide vistas of the Atlantic Ocean and Narragansett Bay.

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    Take a Spa Day

    Indulge in a full menu of spa services - or chart your own path through a circuit of saunas, pools, and steam rooms at Bodhi Spa.