- 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.
Conanicut Island Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve on the small and picturesque island of Conanicut. The sanctuary offers excellent opportunities for birdwatching, and offers hiking trails through wetland landscapes.
Located next to Maidford River, Paradise Valley Park features a windmill built in 1810 and is home to local community events. The park provides a walking trail, picnic tables and benches as well as grassy and wooded areas.
Featuring ten auditoriums, Island Cinemas displays first-run feature films utilizing digital projection and sound. The theater offers a snack bar with food and drinks, stadium seating with rocker chairs and facilities for private parties and events.
Located in the restored and preserved historic home of Bishop George Berkeley, the Whitehall Museum House contains art and items of historical interest. A series of philosophical lectures is hosted there, as well, in honor of Berkeley's tradition.
Featuring full stadium seating and digital sound, Island Cinemas 10 is a movie theater showing the latest Hollywood released films to its guests. Other amenities include weekly ticket specials, a large concessions menu, and birthday party hosting.
Fort Wetherill State Park encompasses 61.5-acres situated atop 100-foot granite cliffs. In addition to the hiking trails, the park also provides the ideal vantage point to watch the America's Cup and Tall Ship events.
With Photography on Foot, visitors can take a private photography lesson while visiting the sites and landmarks of the region. From mansions to landscapes, visitors have the opportunity to take pictures of scenic surroundings.
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474 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, RI 02842 MoreLess Info
Featuring a flat beach area for lounging, sunbathing, and swimming, Second Beach / Sachuest Beach has bathrooms, picnic areas, and concession stands for visitors to utilize. The beach has smooth sandy shores and dunes for visitors to walk on.