Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Newport that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and air conditioning. Prices start at $188 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Newport. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Discover Newport beach rentals

Newport is one of the best places to rent a Rhode Island beach rental. Known for its quintessential New England coast scenery, Newport is a port town with pristine beaches, sprawling historic mansions, and no shortage of historic sites. There’s the Cliff Walk trail, which gives you stunning views of the coast, as well as heritage mansions like the Marble House and The Breakers. You’ll also like Touro Synagogue, Fort Adams, and the National Museum of American Illustration. Throughout Newport, you’ll find delicious seafood restaurants, high-end boutiques, and charming local shops for a memorable experience with friends or family.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Newport vacation rentals

Crammed with history, Newport is a culture vulture's dream. Fort Adams is Newport's historic coastal fort which was built in 1799. It offers guided tours and events throughout the summer. If you're more into architecture than military history, visit one of Newport's many magnificent mansions. Visit The Breakers, a grand mansion that served as the former summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, and take a peek into lives of the Vanderbilts. Now a National Historic Landmark, you can take guided audio tours of the house and landscaped gardens.

Activities

Things to do near Newport vacation homes

Perched on the southern shores of Aquidneck Island, Newport's charming cobblestone streets are awash with stylish boutiques, art galleries, and trendy restaurants overlooking the water. You could book a mansion tour around Newport's most famous buildings or a walking tour of the historic district. For watersports enthusiasts, there are several beaches within easy reach, which draw surfers, sailors, and the fishing set during the summer months. But if all that sounds like too much effort, why not book a relaxing dolphin- or whale-watching cruise from the harbor instead?

Weather

Climate for your stay in Newport vacation homes

Rhode Island's weather is a bit of a mixed bag. While the summers are long, hot, and humid, it has its fair share of the wet stuff, so it's a good idea to book a Newport vacation rental with a covered porch and air-conditioning. Summer is the busiest time to visit and accommodations get booked up well in advance. For the best choice, visit in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall, when the sun still shines and the famous New England leaf change pulls in the crowds on weekends. In winter, temperatures drop to below 20 degrees and snow is not uncommon.

Natural features

What do you call a man with a gull on his head? Cliff

Perched on the southern flanks, Newport is a charming seaside resort overlooking Rhode Island Sound. You don't need to travel far to stretch your legs, Newport has easy access to some of the island's best walking trails. An easy start is the famed Cliff Walk, a 3.5-mile trail which runs along Newport's shoreline. Probably the most scenic of the island's walking routes, it takes in many of the Newport mansions, along with sweeping coastal views. If you fancy something a little more challenging, venture out to the Nature Conservancy, which has more than 65 miles of hiking trails.

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.

Family friendly

Family fun near Newport vacation homes

Families with children will find tons of fun in Newport. Vacation homes are available near kid-friendly places like Fort Wetherill State Park, a huge parkland with wildlife, nature trails, cliff walks, and scuba diving, and Second Beach, a sandy stretch with calm, clean waters. Kids will also like Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium, a marine life center with an abundance of sea life in naturalistic environments.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat in Newport vacation rentals

Newport has plenty of romantic locations for a couple’s retreat. Vacation rentals can be found near places like the Isaac Bell House, a historic home that’s known for arts and crafts, and the Redwood Library and Athenaeum, a colonial library with neoclassical architecture and rare books. You'll also like the National Museum of American Illustration, a specialized gallery with a large collection of American pictorial art in a historic château.

How many vacation rentals are available around Newport?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,613 vacation rentals around Newport. From 1,276 house rentals to 129 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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