- 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.
96% 24 votes
50 Bend Road, Charlestown, RI 02813 MoreLess Info
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge features acres of wildlife and provides an important stopover and wintering area for migratory birds. The refuge offers trails for walking or running and spots for a picnic or relaxing on rocks by the water.
Open daily, the YMCA of Cranston offers members and visitors alike a full-featured fitness and gym experience. The facility has a large workout area with modern equipment, regular exercise classes, and a full-sized pool and basketball court.
52% 29 votes
1 Burlingame State Park, Charlestown, RI 02813 MoreLess Info
A large-scale campground with spacious camp sites, Burlingame State Park Camp Ground is convenient to both woods and beach. There is a camp store that stays open until 10 pm, and there are restrooms.
Built as a small family homestead in the late 18th century, Governor Sprague Mansion, was upgraded to the elegant home it is today in 1864. Believed to be haunted, the mansion is available for tours or hosting events.
Primarily a Christmas tree farm, Riverside Farm was established in 1988. The farm offers a wide variety of sustainably grown Christmas trees, which visitors can select for themselves. All trees are the same price.
100% 8 votes
51 Bedford St (Corner of Sixth St), New Bedford, MA 02740 MoreLess Info
New Bedford Fire Museum is a locally run museum. Patrons can tour the museum and view the history of the trucks, memorabilia and the building itself. Children can dress up and slide down firefighter poles.
90% 30 votes
396 County St, New Bedford, MA 02740 MoreLess Info
Nestled in beautiful New Bedford, Massachusetts, the Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum.. It is best visited in clement weather, when temperatures are comfortable and the flowers in the garden are in bloom. .
The Cape Verdean Museum features collections of crafts, maps, photos, and artifacts from around the world. Exhibits include those on immigration, music and the arts, whaling, slavery, and Cape Verdean Independence, among others.