Newport + The Coast

Newport + The Coast Travel Guide

Articles about Newport + The Coast

By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...

Hotels in Newport + The Coast

Built in 1868 on a windswept bluff with views of the Atlantic, the Victorian hotel once catered to moneyed aristocrats but was eventually torn down.

Restaurants in Newport + The Coast

The 12-table restaurant is named after the original owner's black Lab. The bar buzzes after dark in this low-lit gray clapboarad cottage, decorated with paintings by local artists. Come for the seafood dishes such as steamed crab and Maine lobster over fresh casarecce pasta.

Things to do in Newport + The Coast

Rent bikes near the ferry and then explore the stretches of flat terrain that run along the shore.