- 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 a long, narrow boardwalk, Town Neck / Boardwalk provides visitors with a beach to soak up the sun. When it's high tide the water comes close to the boardwalk, allowing visitors to jump from it into the water.
The entire family can have a good time in Hither Hills State Park. In here there are campsites, fire rings, a beach, playgrounds, picnic areas, trails, and other amenities. The main activities to be performed in here are hiking, hunting, fishing, and horseback riding.
A two-screen movie theater, Plimoth Cinema specializes in first-run foreign and independent movies. The theater offers digital projection and sound, adult beverages and a concession area with popcorn, candy and soft drinks.
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Main Street (Route 156), Baptist Lane, East Lyme, CT MoreLess Info
The Hole-in-the-Wall Beach is a small location that features a boardwalk. The site also provides a variety of photo opportunities, including in-route trains and boats that cross under a bridge.
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409 Main Street, Niantic, CT 6357 MoreLess Info
Kids love to explore the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut. Located in Niantic, the museum welcomes families and groups of all sizes. Large groups receive discounted admission, but reservations are required.
Plimoth Plantation is a living museum which features the original settlement of English Colonists at Plymouth during 17th-century. The replica of 17th-century English village houses numerous historic artifacts and interpreters dressed in period costume who play out the daily-to-day activities of the early Colon…