- 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 salt marsh with bordering upland field and wooded areas is preserved through the Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge. Visitors to the refuge can access hiking along trails through the area, photography opportunities, and bird watching.
Warwick, Rhode Island is home to Conimicut Point Park, a popular entrance to the Narranganset Bay. There are two boat launch points; park officials recommend launching from whatever point is most sheltered from the wind.
Nurture your love of reading at the Warwick Public Library in Warwick, Rhode Island. This large, well-stocked library has extensive book collections for children and adults, as well as a DVD collection, CD library and computer center.
Across from the Taunton River, Kennedy Park features sports facilities for baseball, tennis and basketball along with a swimming pool and a skating pond. The park provides open grassy fields, a children's playground, walking paths and picnic areas.
Slocum's River Reserve is a river reserve protecting more than 3,000 feet along Slocum's river. The preserve is populated by woodlands, agricultural fields, and pastures. Visitors can expect to find 2 miles of scenic walking trails.
Known as downtown Warwick or central Warwick is the Apponaug Village. The village consists of a police and fire headquarters, public library, a museum, a post office and other various municipal buildings, making it a bustling area in the city of Warwick.
The Warwick Museum of Art features an art gallery with six-to-eight week rotating exhibits and a stage for theatrical performances. The location also hosts children's camps and art classes for those who wish to improve their skills.