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Scenic Overview of Newport Viking Trolley Tour
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Newport Mansion Tour Along Ocean Drive
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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” (206 reviews)
“pull over” (37 reviews)
“mile drive” (60 reviews)
Newport, RI
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Reviewed yesterday

Driving on the Ocean Drive offered some downtime after spending a few days touring the mansions and walking the Cliff Walk. Just enjoy the scenery as you drive along. The houses along the drive are incredible beautiful. There are places to pull over and step...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must in Newport but tour by virtue of a Scoot Coupe. You'll see them all over Newport. Little two seater cars perfect for a tour of Ocean Drive

1  Thank dianalstrohecker
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beofre leaving Newport we took the advice of the owner of the B&B that we stayed in and took this Ocean Drive. It was unique and great for photos. Don't miss this and it's free.

Thank Jerry W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful drive. Enjoyed it so much stopped a few times so many places to take in the views. Just gorgeous

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the nicest most beautiful ocean drives around. Big mansions to see and great ocean views. In or out of the car, with or without pet it's very nice drive. Stop at the mansions and visit them great to see history and style..

Thank alvimangles
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This has bern one if my favorite drives along with 17 mile drive in Carmel, California. It's always a beautiful drive, very relaxing, oh so pretty - ahhhhh

Thank Kenwyn L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ocean Drive takes you past some spectacular homes and some you can tour if you wish. Pretty neat to see how the rich folk lived back in the day! Worth the time.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago

ocean drive goes around the outskirts of Newport and is populated with mansions and great ocean vistas. we took the trolley and it was a great way to see that less traveled part of Newport

Thank timriordan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend the afternoon just driving. Plenty of places to stop and take pictures. Mansions and beautiful scenery.

Thank Patience E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great scenic car ride or stop and have a picnic, fly a kite or dip your toes in the sand. You won't want to miss this.

Thank mwjii
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Where do you start the Newport RI Ocean Drive tour? What is there to see if we drive on our own? Your comments make it sound exciting. Just 72/77 senior citizens who like to walk and take pictures. Thanks you.
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
Lisa G
Is there a separate paved trail for cycling or walking? Or do cyclists ride on the street with cars alongside? Are there too many pedestrians to make cycling on the same trail prohibitive?
25 February 2017|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
There is not a bike trail, it is all walking.....in some area you have to walk over rocks and there really is not a trail....
Hi, Would love to drive this route on my way back from Cape Cod to New Jersey. Is that a possibility? What highway would I have to take to get to Ocean Drive RI? Thanks in advance....looking forward to this since the reviews are so great.
21 August 2016|
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Response from northshoregirl | Reviewed this property |
I absolutely agree with the posting about hopping on 6 to 195 to get to Newport from the cape, but I also think by taking rt 138 vs 114 off of 24 once you get to the general area you will not only get a far more scenic ride... More