- Our list of the best things to do in Newport, Rhode Island, features the top 347 nearby activities — including 159 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Newport, RI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
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Marley Bridges Theatre Co. Providence MoreLess Info
Explore all the Newport Art Museum’s nooks and crannies during 90-minute murder-mystery shows where guests get to be part of the story
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Vernon Court, Newport, RI 02840 MoreLess Info
Open to the general public from May through early September, the National Museum of American Illustration focuses on their subject from a variety of periods and styles. Housed in Vernon Court, the museum's American Imagist Collection features works by such well-known artists as Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell…
Originally a vacation home for a wealthy Philadelphia family, The Elms in Newport, Rhode Island was constructed in 1901. The property has several large gardens and is furnished with many original items, including fine art worth millions of dollars.
Designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt, Marble House is part of the Newport Mansions pantheon. Commissioned by the stratospherically wealthy Vanderbilt family, the elegantly-columned Marble House is now a public museum.
Newport, Rhode Island's Cliff Walk is a public promenade that offers scenic views of the coast and of many of Newport's most magnificent architectural treasures. Cliff Walk is smoothly-paved and is best experienced in warm weather.
Thames Glass is a specialty shop that specializes in hand-blown glass pieces by artist Matthew Buechner. The shop offers an array of items such as glass-blown ornaments, office supplies, home decor items, art pieces and glassware.