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Newport and The Classic Coast is a feast for the senses; a veritable banquet of salt air, dappled light, ocean breezes, and creaking floorboards. Honestly, just spending some quiet time staring out at our horizon can feel life changing. Of course, if you want to turn up the volume, our coast is here to paddle, surf, skate, hike, bike, walk, sail, and more. So whatever adventure floats your boat, go find it...and take your time. We’ll be here, opening our doors, cooking up classic meals, and preparing seats by the fire or the harbor’s edge when you’re ready to refuel.

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Biking East Bay Bike Path Bristol

Guide to Biking In + Around Newport

Whether you're looking for a light and leisurely ride or something a bit more challenging, Newport offers some of the most scenic paths for exploring on two wheels.

Hiking Path That Winds Through Vegetation To The Sea In Newport

Hiking + Walking Trails

From light and leisurely scenic walks along the coastline to moderately intense trails in picturesque New England forests, here are our favorite spots to get outdoors.

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Hard-pressed Cider Company

Fall-Flavored Treats In + Around Newport

From fresh pressed apple cider to house made pumpkin spice syrup perfect for your morning brew, check out these fall-flavored treats that just might have you happy Summer's over.

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Newport with Kids: The Fall Edition

From apple picking and interactive museums to plenty of pumpkin patches, hayrides and a corn maze they'll love wandering through, here are our favorite family-approved picks.

Bowens Wharf Seafood Festival

The Best Fairs + Festivals This Fall

Crisp air and the sense of renewal; the cozy feeling you get as soft light wanes over annual harvest fairs on historic wharves—truthfully, you’ll just have to come see for yourself.

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White Horse Tavern

Newport's Oldest Places

Walk these cobblestone byways and pass by the oldest synagogue in the country, or step foot in America's oldest tavern.

Downtown Bristol

One Day in Bristol

Your day ahead is filled with tales of a legendary past, classic New England fare, enchanting shops and some of the most scenic sights around.

Elms Mansions

National Historic Landmarks

Fascinating history lingers behind every corner here in Newport. From the oldest continually operating lending library in the country to the oldest standing Jewish synagogue in North America, travel…