- The list below includes 282 free or cheap things to do in or near Newport, Rhode Island, including 102 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Homes, History Museums, Art Museum and Beaches.
- From Ocean Drive to Cliff Walk, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Providence, Fall River, Narragansett and Warwick.
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870, 970 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI MoreLess Info
Narrangansett Beach North & South are two sections of a single Rhode Island State Beach. Visitors enjoy flat pavement walking routes, a soaring observation point and a huge parking lot. Swimming is permitted when lifeguards are present.
A historic park located adjacent to a 19th-century cemetery, Fueurer Park offers an interesting mix of attractions. In addition to the cemetery, it has baseball fields, hiking and biking trails, and wilderness views.
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21 Lafrate Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852 MoreLess Info
At the Seabee Museum and Memorial Park, visitors can learn about the history of the United States Navy Seabees. In addition to a 50 minute tour of the facility, the location also offers souvenirs in its gift shop.
A revolutionary war redoubt, Fort Batron features an observation tower on which visitors can view the surrounding landscape. Attractions also include three miles of nature trails, with trail guides available at the nearby town hall.
The Scarborough State Beach is a public beach location popular among visitors and local residents alike. Visitors to the beach commonly enjoy picnicking, sunbathing, or spending time sightseeing on the boardwalk.
Dating as far back as the Revolutionary War, Fort Barton is a historic park site named after Colonel William Barton of Rhode Island. Visitors to Fort Barton hike through the local trails and recall the history of the Revolutionary War.
The USS Saratoga Museum Foundation is devoted to bringing the USS Saratoga, a decommissioned naval vessel, to the city of Quonset Point, Rhode Island as the basis for a historic park and center for technology.
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Woodville Alton Road, Tiverton, RI 2878 MoreLess Info
Spanning 245 acres, the Black Farm Wildlife Management Area features a variety of trees, including pines, maples, and oaks. Once a working farm, the area offers opportunities for viewing the local wildlife.
Biomes is New England's only private marine education facility and the most hands-on aquarium in the region. They provide interactive marine biology programs, a gallery featuring a wide collection of animals and a children's station.
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101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 MoreLess Info
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, is a historic New England garden estate overlooking Narragansett Bay. The 45-room English-style mansion is filled with many of the original antique furniture pieces, family documents, and artifacts.