General Newport Rhode Island Questions and Answers

What are some nice Inns to stay at in Newport?

The Stella Maris Inn is a welcoming and comfortably old-fashioned
inn in the residential Point neighborhood.  It has eight large, high
ceilinged rooms, including some with water views.

What are some cheap motels to stay at in Newport?

Hotels / Motels that are a bit cheaper than in-town inns are located
on the outskirts of Newport particular in Middletown.
One such place is the Travelodge on W Main Rd.

Where is the main bus station in Newport?

The bus station and a lage parking facility are at the same location as
the Newport Count Convention and Visitor's Bureau at 23
America's Cup Ave.

Where can I get good views of the Newport mansions and the sea
without going on any guided tours?

For sweeping views of the mansions and the sea, take the Cliff Walk,
which is a footpath hugging the eastern edge of the peninsula.  The
3.5 mile walk starts off by Memorial Blvd, just west of Easton's
Beach, and ends at Bailey's Beach with many stopping points along
the way.

Any specific mansions to see?

The Breakers, a 70-room 1895 Italian Renaissance palace built for
Cornelius Vanderbilt II is a must see.  This is Newport's most
splendid 'cottage'.

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