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Where to stay in Newport

Newport overview

Newport is a friendly locale distinct for its historical sites and festivals, and known for its ferries and port. You'll enjoy Newport's beaches and dancing, along with activities like boating and sailing. Take in some local culture at popular places like International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum and Naval War College Museum. Touro Synagogue and Fort Adams State Park are popular places to visit. Whatever you're into, Newport has something for you.

Where to stay in Newport

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Newport has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Newport with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Newport hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Newport hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Newport

Fly in to Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from downtown Newport. New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional) is the next closest major airport, 22.4 mi (36 km) away.

What to see around Newport

Fun activities are on hand such as boating, ferry rides, and exploring the port, along with attractions such as:
  • • Newport Harbor Shuttle
  • • Jamestown and Newport Ferry
  • • Round Pond
  • • Vineyard Fast Ferry
  • • Wickford Harbor
Festivals, live music, and museums stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • Jane Pickens Theater
  • • Museum of Newport History
  • • Newport Historical Society
  • • Newport Art Museum
  • • Firehouse Theater
Acclaimed for its historical sites, here are some top landmarks to visit:
  • • Old Colony House
  • • White Horse Tavern
  • • Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
  • • Redwood Library and Athenauem
  • • Hunter House
It's recognized for its beaches, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Easton's Beach
  • • Gooseberry Beach
  • • Second Beach
  • • Third Beach
  • • Head's Beach
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Touro Synagogue
  • • International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum
  • • Naval War College Museum
  • • Fort Adams State Park
  • • The Breakers

When to visit Newport

Wondering what time of year to travel, or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 50°F day, 23°F night
  • April-June: 76°F day, 35°F night
  • July-September: 79°F day, 53°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 25°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.80 inches
  • April-June: 11.73 inches
  • July-September: 11.18 inches
  • October-December: 12.91 inches

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