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Newport Attractions and Sightseeing Guide

Newport, Rhode Island, is an enchanting city by the sea. You probably know about the historic Newport mansions, but did you know there are many other things to see and do while you're in Newport?

Newport Necessities: A Newport, Rhode Island, Travel Guide
Newport, Rhode Island, is one of New England's must-see places. Here's a complete Newport Travel Guide to help you plan your trip.

Newport Cliff Walk
Newport Cliff Walk photo gallery and information for visitors. Pictures of a sunset walk along Newport's famous Cliff Walk.

It's Easy Being Green...
...if you're one of Rhode Island's "Green Animals." Come along on a photo tour and learn how you can visit one of the most unique Newport Mansions--Green Animals--famed for its topiary trees sculpted in the shape of an elephant, giraffe, teddy bear, unicorn and more.

Mansions Aglow: Christmas at the Newport Mansions
Newport, Rhode Island, offers an unparalleled array of historic homes to explore during the holiday season.

Sip History in Newport
Thomas Tew Rum is the first rum made in Newport, Rhode Island, since 1842. Rum tasting tours offer Newport visitors the chance to sample this distinctive craft spirit.

Newport Flower Show 2011
Newport Flower Show 2011 photo gallery featuring display gardens, the recreated Blue Garden, horticultural competition winners and more scenes from the annual Newport Flower Show at Rosecliff mansion in Newport, Rhode Island.

A Peek Inside Doris Duke's Closet
A special exhibit of Doris Duke's clothing was on view at Rough Point, Doris Duke's mansion home in Newport, Rhode Island, through November 5, 2005. "From Jet Set to Jeans: The Wardrobe of Doris Duke," showcased spectacular fashions worn by the stylish socialite from the late 1920s through the latter part of the 20th century.

Bannister's Wharf, Newport
A place to stay, to eat, to shop for sales, or to set sail--at the hub of one of Rhode Island's most popular tourist destinations.

The Breakers
The grandest of Newport's famous mansions, the Vanderbilts' 70-room home is operated by The Preservation Society of Newport County.

Chateau-sur-Mer
The Preservation Society of Newport County offers tours of this palatial residence which dates to the High Victorian Age.

The Elms
Tour this turn-of-the-century mansion and its elaborate gardens, operated by The Preservation Society of Newport County.

International Tennis Hall of Fame
Relive great moments in the history of tennis and even reserve a time to play on the only competition grass courts open to the public at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport.

Marble House
500,000 cubic feet of marble went into the construction of this Vanderbilt family "summer cottage," operated by the Preservation Society of Newport.

Sightsailing of Newport
See the sights of historic Newport, Rhode Island, from the water!

Rough Point
The Newport home of Doris Duke, including its remarkable art collection, were opened to the public by the Newport Restoration Foundation in 2000.

Touro Synagogue
Newport is home to America's oldest synagogue. Tours of the Touro Synagogue are available year-round.

Hurry to Marble House...
Marble House mansion Newport hosts Gothic Art in the Gilded Age exhibit. For the first time since 1927, Alva Vanderbilt's prized collection of more than 300 Medieval and Renaissance art objects has been returned to the Gothic Room at Marble House.

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