Planning a Newport getaway for the guys is made easy with this step-by-step guide of the best places to stay, dine and explore.


Whether you are visiting with a few friends or have an entire entourage, here are the best places for you and your crew to stay after an action-packed day:

Hotel Viking: The Hotel Viking, old-world charm updated with modern décor and amenities. Pro Tip: In town on a Wednesday? On Wednesday nights rom May to September, head to the rooftop restaurant, Top of Newport, for “Spirits and Stogies” to enjoy spirits, cigars, and a 3-course meal.



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Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina: Situated on Goat Island and surrounded by picturesque Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina offers the seclusion of a private island while being a short walk from the heart and history of the charming waterfront cobblestone streets of Newport.


Mill Street Inn: This unique style Inn is located in the heart of downtown. While this Inn is historic, it is updated with modern and luxurious interiors. This includes up-to-date accommodations, exposed brick walls and spacious rooms. Oh, and not to mention, each stay comes with a continental breakfast.


The Newport Lofts: These deluxe lofts set across town will transform a simple vacation to the perfect staycation. With conveniently downtown locations and all the modern amenities, The Newport Lofts are the perfect spot for any guy-getaway.



Looking for a quick bite or hoping to catch a game with the guys? We've got you covered.

Mudville Pub: Burgers, Beers and Baseball. Pro Tip: pub grub pairs well with baseball games. If you're in town when the Newport Gulls play, you can catch a perfect view of the game!



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Pour Judgement: Want to feel and eat like a local? With an extensive craft beer selection, live music, and cheap eats served until midnight, Pour Judgement is the bar to hit on your Newport weekend.


Binge BBQ: Binge offers 30 seats for counter service in a casual atmosphere. Bring the boys for the best sliced beef brisket, pork shoulder, pork belly, spare ribs, turkey, fried chicken, hot pastrami and more traditional comfort food. Pro-Tip: enjoy their BYOB and late-night eats Friday & Saturday till 2AM.




From fascinating museums to challenging golf courses and impressive breweries, Newport has something to offer for everyone in your group.

Newport National Golf Club: Named the #1 Public Access Course in New England for a reason. This challenging 7,244-yard course is similar to that of legendary courses in Ireland and Scotland.  Play a full 18-holes and experience iconic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Sakonnet Passage.


Audrain Automobile Museum: Home to over 160 of the rarest and most remarkable automobiles in history, Audrain houses fully restored vehicles ranging from the beginning of the 20th Century to modern day.

Newport Car Museum: The private collection of 50+ automobiles at the Newport Car Museum focuses on six decades of modern industrial automotive design and celebrates cars as works of art.


Newport Storm Brewery Visit Rhode Island's Microbrewery to experience their hand-crafted beers. With over 100 distinctive local brews, Newport Storm offers tours and tastings. Enjoy 4 samples of year-round, seasonal, or limited release brews.

Newport Distilling Co.: Bring the crew and take a tour of this Newport distillery before tasting Thomas Tew Single Barrel Rum in the 3 stages of the aging process.