Newport, Rhode Island, USA

Newport is a beautiful seaside city in Rhode Island that is famous for its mansions, shopping, and scenery. Newport is also known for hosting the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival and many other Festivals and Fairs.

Cobblestone streets and brick sidewalks accent an upscale touristy downtown area with many shops, galleries and great restaurants and its all located along water. Newport sits on the southern end of Aquidneck Island and features several fine beaches, rocky cliffs and much history including an old fort.

Things to see and do

* Cliff Walk
* Ocean Drive
* Fort Adams
* Forty Steps
* Mansions & museums

General information

Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 20.6 sq. km’s
Population – 25,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links – Newport is serviced by T.F. Green Airport and Boston’s Logan Airport.

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