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The historic 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 vacation 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newport

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Newport

Fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Newport?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,532 house rentals around Newport. From 1,047 Houses to 143 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Newport is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Newport:

  • Yachting Village: 223 vacation rentals
  • Off Broadway: 238 vacation rentals
  • The Point: 215 vacation rentals
  • Historic Hill: 307 vacation rentals
  • Top of the Hill: 289 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Newport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Newport. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bailey's Beach: 1,820 home rentals
  • Ruggles: 1,823 home rentals
  • Storer Park: 1,822 home rentals
  • Salve Regina University: 1,818 home rentals
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum: 1,814 home 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,047 Houses in Newport. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newport include:

  • Cottages: 143 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 207 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 143 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 153 vacation homes with pool available in Newport.

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