- 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.
Featuring an antique carousel, Watch Hill Carousel & Beach offers visitors scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is within walking distance of the downtown, which has shops and a lighthouse for visitors to see.
Built in1808, Watch Hill Lighthouse, sits atop a bluff near the entrance to Fishers Island Sound in southern Rhode Island. The site, while the building is closed to the public, features breathtaking ocean views and a glimpse at the incredible ocean-front homes.
Located in Cumberland, Rhode Island, Monastery Park features trails for jogging and walking. Once home to a Cistercian monastery, the grounds now have become a home to Cumberland's library, gardens and playgrounds.
Patterson Creations is an art gallery, a performance venue, a framing business, and a recording studio. The gallery hosts a variety of art exhibits and live performances, as well as educational seminars on the business end of the arts.'
The historic Attleboro Area Industrial Museum is a museum with the goal of collecting and preserving artifacts that relate to the industrial history of Attleboro. The museum also has a history program for third graders.