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The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful drive” (235 reviews)
“pull over” (43 reviews)
“mile drive” (70 reviews)
LOCATION
Newport, RI
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+1 401-406-9555
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"beautiful drive"
in 235 reviews
"pull over"
in 43 reviews
"mile drive"
in 70 reviews
"pretty drive"
in 25 reviews
"state park"
in 89 reviews
"breton point"
in 24 reviews
"fly a kite"
in 37 reviews
"bike ride"
in 29 reviews
"brenton point"
in 43 reviews
"castle hill"
in 65 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 68 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 54 reviews
"take pictures"
in 66 reviews
"take your time"
in 41 reviews
"new england"
in 44 reviews
"sunny day"
in 25 reviews
"visit newport"
in 35 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Ocean Drive provides great ocean scenery (especially on a day of rough seas) as well as incredible views of many historic homes and mansions. I really enjoy biking this route, but also makes for an enjoyable drive.

Thank Stone13
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a sunset cruise with Captain Mike Littlefield from ARCH ANGEL CHARTERS on a weekend. It was last minute and Captain Mike dropped what he was doing to accommodate us. We left fort adams around 4 pm and went fishing for a few hours...More

Thank Steve K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely drive along a beautiful coastline. The variety of homes, from millionaire mansions to capes, reflect the diversity of Newport,.

Thank primadonna49
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly an incredible scenic drive. Four years ago I did it with my little boy on one of those rented scooters, which is too low to see the beauty. If one could get on those massive front wheel bike you see in the history books,...More

Thank Keydawn
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can’t leave Newport without doing this loop! Sweeping views of the Atlantic, this never gets old!

Thank tabi_travels
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In spite of some poor weather, we really enjoyed this ride. You will see how the other side lives, and some nice views of the ocean. Also free!

Thank newjerseyfamily
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring a picnic and a kite or fishing pole! Ocean drive is one the most spectacular places on the planet. Bring the kids and spend a summer afternoon. Get there early to get a parking space

Thank Cynthia F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss a slow drive along this famous road. Stop long the drive to sit on the rocks or watch the kites.

Thank Sandi W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We never get bored on this beautiful drive with such spectacular views, huge Mansions with sweeping driveways and gardens, surf crashing on the rocks when the wind is up. It can be very crowded in the summer and the drive is very slow at that...More

Thank Camie F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove out to the park at Brenton Reef there is free parking and benches! But we walked a 4 miles loop that includes the ocean front and the country club! Bring a plastic bag to pick up trash to help Keep America Beautiful and...More

Thank Nora A
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Joanne R
23 July 2017|
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Response from PapaGuru | Reviewed this property |
There really aren't any spots, the parking lot at Brenton Point offers access but the rocks are slippery and once you go in getting up is a problem. going in is best at Easton beach or in the harbor. there are a few places... More
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hovingask
22 May 2017|
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Response from CaptainDG | Reviewed this property |
We love visiting the Castle Hill Inn and Restaurant on the drive, adjacent to the Coast Guard station. Overlooking the Bay and ocean, the front lawn is the site of numerous concerts during the summer, like a movie scene... More
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Lisa G
25 February 2017|
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Response from 125rsd | Reviewed this property |
This is only a foot path on a rocky ledge if the sea! Padlock your bike at the end of the street at the entrance to the cliff walk.
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