The Austin House Inn sits in the heart of historic hill. You are steps from Newport Harbor's special events and festival attractions, waterfront dining, bars, dancing and entertainment venues and world class shopping. Harbor activities include boat charters, excellent seasonal fishing, sunset cruises and sightseeing. Historic Hill is home to many wonderful cultural institutions. Walk to the Newport Art Museum, the Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue Mansions, many beautiful antique and craft shops, historic churches and Touro Synagogue, the oldest in North America. Beaches are within a mile of the property and kayaking, surfing, kite surfing and oceanside nature preserve trails are nearby. The famous Cliff Walk which meanders above the Atlantic Ocean and fronts on Newport's most famous mansions is accessible by foot from the property.