- 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.
A small park area surrounded by trees, Signal Rock Park provides two baseball fields with bleachers as well as basketball courts. The park has small grassy fields, children's playground equipment and a small area used as a skate park.
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1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, RI 2882 MoreLess Info
One of Rhode Island's top camping spots is Fisherman's Memorial State Park & Campground in Narrangansett. This full-featured park includes a dumping station, bathrooms, elevated viewing decks, a land-line telephone and plentiful fire pits.
Located in a placid setting on north Aquidneck Island, the Brewers Sakonnet Marina offers a full range of boat-related services. The marina offers maintenance, repair, and storage for boats, as well as slips for boats in summer.
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1011 Point Judith Road, Narragansett, RI 02882 MoreLess Info
Open to RV and tent camping, Fisherman's Memorial Monument offers a camping experience with panoramic views of the sea and a lighthouse. The monument on the grounds is dedicated to those who lost their lives at sea.
Located in Bristol, Rhode Island along the Narragansett Bay, the Herreshoff Marine Museum and America's Cup Hall of Fame outlines the history of the America's Cup competition through its maritime displays. A sailing school is also featured at the site.
Yachting aficionados must plan a visit to Herreshoff Marine Museum and marvel at the collection of fine sailing vessels and America's Cup history and memorabilia. Open since 1971, the museum now displays over 60 boats.
The majestic Point Judith Lighthouse is 51 feet tall and sits on the mouth of Narragansett Bay. The lighthouse is closed to visitors, but the grounds are usually open in clement weather. The Point Judith Lighthouse is managed by the United States Coast Guard.
Rose Nulman Park is dedicated to Rose Nulman who passed away in 1993 and left the park open permanently for public recreational use. This park features a few benches, views of the ocean, and the Point Judith lighthouse.