Newport, Rhode Island Experience New England Touring at its Best! Alex Hurd, Tourism Sales Manager www.GoNewport.com
Where is Newport, Rhode Island?
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Boston-Providence 50 miles
New York City 165 miles
Washington, D.C. 390 miles
Chicago 842 miles
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After Crossing the Bridge……..
Centrally located and open 363 days of the year
Information Specialists on hand
Purchase Tour & Attraction Tickets
Free brochures and maps
Validated parking and FREE MOTORCOACH PARKING!!
Colonial Newport Est. 1639
More colonial homes in use than any other location in the United States.
The oldest tavern building in continuous use in the United States, built in 1673.
The oldest circulating library in continuous use in the United States,
established in 1745.
Home to Touro Synagogue, the oldest in the western hemisphere, built in 1759
1895, Newport hosted golf’s first US Open at Newport Country Club .
Newport was home to the first female lighthouse keeper.
The oldest sailing regatta in the country
Home to the first National Lawn Tennis Championships in 1899.
Home to the first International Polo Match in 1886.
The Famous “Summer Cottages” The Breakers
Free motorcoach parking
Select properties have audio tours available in:
Printed translated scripts available in: Italian
Docent available at select properties
Student/Group rates available
Minimum of 20 people
Special interest/themed tours
Built in 1852
Residence of Mr. William Wetmore
The house was purchased by the
Preservation Society in 1969
In 2006 it was designated a National
Built between 1888 -1892
Was a 39 th birthday gift for Mr. William Vanderbilt's wife, Alva
Contains 500,000 cubic feet of marble
The Preservation Society acquired the house in 1963
In 2006, Marble House was designated a National Historic Landmark.
The Vanderbilts divorced in 1895 and Alva married Oliver Belmont, moving down the street to………
Built Between 1891-1894
The sixty-room summer cottage cost 3 million dollars to build
The summer residence for
Mr. Oliver Belmont
Built in 1887, for Mr. Frederick Vanderbilt
Purchased by James Duke in 1922
Left to his daughter, Doris, at 12 years old
Built in 1839 for southerner, George Noble Jones
Was Newport’s first summer mansion
A landmark of the Gothic Revival style in American architecture
1972 it was left to the Preservation Society
International Tennis Hall of Fame The National Museum of American Illustration Newport Art Museum Historic Fort Adams Touro Synagogue Old Colony House Museum of Newport History and more…
International Tennis Hall of Fame
Guided interactive museum tours
Tour & Lunch options
Tour & teas options
Children under 12 are always FREE
Built in 1864 for Mr. James Griswold
An example of American Stick Style architecture
Home to the Museum since 1916
National Historic Landmark and an Official Project of Save America’s Treasures
Built in 1759, the oldest Synagogue in the U.S.
George Washington visited the Synagogue for a meeting in 1781
A staple in the start of our nations religious freedom
Cliff Walk Trail
Guided bird walks
Deep sea fishing
Powerboat Harbor Tour
Over five different boats to choose form.
Groups up to 110 people
Sailing Harbor Tours
Over seven different sailing vessels to choose from.
Some sailboats can hold groups up to 70 passengers.
Lobster bake and sail packages.
World Class Dining
Fresh lobster and steaming bowls of clam chowder are found all along New England's coast, and Newport’s seafood restaurants do it best.
A true international city also boasts of pubs, bistros, cafes, outdoor dining, upscale restaurants, sushi, pizza, Italian and French fare and other ethnic offerings that are all found in the City-By-The-Sea. Visitors will not go hungry or thirsty when visiting Newport.
If casual dining and great pub-style menu is your craving, Newport County offers a wide selection. For a special night out, Newport offers upscale fine dining , palate pleasing wine lists, and incredible views to match your culinary experience.
Did you say shopping?
. Discover hundreds of diverse boutiques boasting everything from the work of local artisans to well-known favorites throughout Newport, Rhode Island
Newport ~ America’s First Resort
www.GoNewport.com Thank you for your time. We look forward to welcoming you to Newport, Rhode Island