Newport, Rhode Island, is a magical place. There’s a mix of history, sea culture and local smiles that make this town an inviting and must visit destination.
For this Travel Guide, we are offering you dining, accommodation and activity tips.
Grab your sunscreen because you are heading to Newport!
“Whether for a morning coffee or for an afternoon pick-me-up, you could find us at the Coffee Grinder, soaking in the sea views.”
Location: Head down Bannister’s Wharf, walk past the Clarke Cooke House and The Black Pearl and when you think you can’t walk any more – turn right and there’s the Coffee Grinder.
Menu: Coffee and light snacks.
Must Try: A small latte or a cappuccino.
Rosemary & Thyme
“We take pride in our menu items and our ability to deliver a remarkable experience to our customers.”
Location: 382 Spring St, Newport, RI, 401.619.3338
Menu: The cafe’s slogan is, “Art of the Sandwich,” so you can expect their expertise in just that. What drew us is their quaint location – nestled in a residential area.
Must Try: Go for breakfast and try a stuffed croissant.
“[When you come in,] you will see what makes our food so special and why locals and tourists alike keep coming back.”
Location: 110 Broadway, Newport, RI, 401.846.0606
Menu: Irish, Portuguese and West Coast influences make up the menu items, which help take classics to another level.
Must Try: Hands down – the Home Fries for breakfast and really any other breakfast item.
22 Bowen’s Wine Bar & Grille
“22 Bowen’s invites guests to a world where indulging yourself is encouraged…”
Location: Bowen’s Wharf, Newport, RI, 401.841.8884
Menu: Steak, seafood and more – a perfect evening dining experience.
Must Try: Artisan Cheese Board, 22B Clam Chowder, 22B Filet Mignon, Steamed Maine Lobster, 22B Mashed Potato and we could really go on…
Bannister’s Wharf Accommodations
“This location is hard to beat – overlooking Narragansett Bay.”
Location: Bannisters Wharf, Newport, RI – yes, you will drive down the narrow alley towards the end of the dock. Note – you check in at the Clarke Cooke House.
Why Stay: You are overlooking the dock with two community patios that offer amazing Newport views – that alone is hard to beat. Plus, it’s quaint and no frills – we approve.
Armory Antique Marketplace
“We could have stayed here for hours, getting lost in all we were discovering.”
Why Visit: Located in the Newport Armory, which dates back to 1894, you have access to over 70 dealers and 6,000 square feet of antiques, from vintage clothing to jewelry to so much more.
Location: 365 Thames Street, Newport, RI, 401.848.2398
Newport Cliff Walk
“Views. Tranquility. Views. These are reasons enough to visit.”
Why Visit: A 3.5-mile stretch that has the coastline on one side and many Gilded Age mansions on the other.
Ghosts of Newport
“A different take on Newport – history, sites and ghosts?!”
Why Visit: It’s more than a ghost tour, as it also offers insight into Newport, from a historical perspective. In other words, you don’t have to believe in ghosts to appreciate this evening walk around the town.