Newport Travel Guide

Articles about Newport

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 Renée Bacher
Watching my husband venture into nesting territory, I experience a Hitchcockian tingle. We've been warned about the birds by Charlotte Johnson, executive director of the Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, who picked us up at Newport in a lobster b...
By Staff
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Stephanie Orma

Hotels in Newport

Formerly Vanderbilt Hall.

In 1909, the Vanderbilts gave the property to the city of Newport; it's been a hotel since 1997.

Things to do in Newport

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.