Newport + The Coast

Things to do in Newport + The Coast

From the ocean-side trail you can trace the shore, enjoying views of majestic boats along with monied mansions (and often, their sumptuous pools) from their ocean-facing business ends.

The mild surf is perfect for children.

This white-and-red brownstone lighthouse on Narragansett Bay dates back to 1857 although the original station was established even earlier, in 1810.

There are plenty of houses to rent on Block Island, from renovated country barns to contemporary cottages with wide wooden decks and ocean views.

Admission: Adults: $16.50; Children: 6-17 $4

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