The Best Things to do in Newport, RI

Town & Country / Sam Dangremond

Newport may be best known for its stunning Gilded Age mansions that were once home to famous families like the Vanderbilts, Kennedys, and Astors, but beyond its excessive exterior, the city and its surrounding area offer an enviable range of activities and destinations. From taking a stroll along the Cliff Walk to sampling the most unique dessert in town, here are the best things to do in Newport.