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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” (207 reviews)
“pull over” (38 reviews)
“mile drive” (61 reviews)
Newport, RI
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Some of the most beautiful homes, landscape and views to be seen. Its a lovely winding road and every turn held another surprise. Easy road to travel, spots to stop and take pictures, nice park to relax at too. You can drive yourself or take...More

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Go south on Bellevue - go slow and enjoy all the beautiful well kept houses-- pass the Elms, Rosecliff, Marble House, Baileys Beach, etc. Drive into Castle Hill -- do the same at Fort Adams (rest rooms). Look back towards Newport Harbour--- enjoy!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Newport is so picturesque but it would be a great shame to only see the town and not 'Ocean Drive'. The road weaves in and out of some stunning scenery; coves, countryside and houses. I think Ocean Drive could possibly be the nicest place to...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This drive was beautiful and is a must for all of those in Newport. Be careful not to park on the sides of the road and stop, it is not allowed.

Thank Kelly O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone crowds in to see the various mansions which are great. However, if you want to take a nice relaxing break follow the main drive past the mansions until you hit the sign for Ocean Drive. It follows the rock coast around the outside of...More

1  Thank Terrance1953
Reviewed 1 week ago

A memorable drive in a convertible! Fantastic views of the ocean and houses. A kite festival was underway and hundreds of kites of all sizes, shapes and colors filled the sky. WOW!

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great easy parking and wonderful experience. Breezy afternoon with great glimpses of the mansions. A wow! Inexpensive parking. Easy!

Thank seew1222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just pick up a map at the Visitor's Centre or at a Mansion. Its only a 15 minute drive around the town and by all the mansions.

Thank MegWesternAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether it's marveling at the natural beauty of the shoreline or marveling at the amazing homes along this road it's always fun to do. It's quick and scenic and takes you to the store it in and homes in Newport. A must do if in...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was expecting perhaps too much? Was expecting luxurious mansions and there were a few but nothing outstanding nothing to make us ohh and ahhh!! Nice drive but nothing spectacular. If you miss this you aren't really missing much but it is free and it is...More

Thank iluv2travl
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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
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.
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