Destination guide

The historical city of Newport awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Newport. Renowned for its island views, boating and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum, Naval War College Museum and Beechwood Mansion are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Newport

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Newport has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Colony and Newport Railway (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Exploration Center and Aquarium (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Cliff Walk (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Newport Country Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Watson Farm (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Newport

Travellers enjoy Newport for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newport is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Touro Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Storer Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Newport Harbour (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Battery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • King Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Easton's Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Newport

Fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 8.9 mi (14.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Newport?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,457 holiday rentals near Newport. From 951 Houses to 157 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newport for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Newport?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Newport:

  • Yachting Village: 228 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 138 holiday homes
  • Off Broadway: 237 holiday homes
  • Goat Island: 1,031 holiday homes
  • Ocean Drive: 98 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Newport. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St. Mary's Catholic Church: 1,789 holiday rentals
  • Salve Regina University: 1,795 holiday rentals
  • Bailey's Beach: 1,792 holiday rentals
  • Bannister's Wharf: 1,784 holiday rentals
  • Touro Park: 1,795 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 951 Houses in Newport. Our other popular types of Newport holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 157 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 228 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 157 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 128 holiday homes with pool available in Newport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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