76 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 848 8200
The Newport Art Museum and Art Association is located on Bellevue Avenue in the Griswold House, The Cushing Gallery and the Gilbert S. Kahn Building. Historic and contemporary artistic treasures, paintings, furniture and ornaments depicting the heritage of Newport are housed on 2 acres focusing on Rhode Island and southeastern New England. The Museum offer lectures, concerts, shops and an art school. From February through may, the Annual Members' Juried Exhibition is on display.
474 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 1000
The Chateau-sur-Mer is the first "palace" of Newport mansions. The lavish affairs held on the grounds marked the beginning of Newport high society until the appearance of the Vanderbilt family in the 1890s. High Victorian design in furnishings, paintings, wallpaper and decorations in this villa set the backdrop for former balls, picnics, teas and major Newport society events. In the 1870s the famed architect Richard Morris Hunt remodeled the home in the Second French Empire Style.
194 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 846 0642
All tennis buffs know that this is the place to visit while in Newport. The International Tennis Hall of Fame is truly a shrine to the sport, its history and many champions. Found at Newport Casino located on beautiful Bellevue Avenue amongst shops and eateries, the site is a perfect place to stop in and admire the lush, grassy tennis courts and the International Tennis Hall of Fame Museum commemorating tennis pros from past and present.
367 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 1000
The Elms was built in 1901 as the "cottage" of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind and eventually became known as another summer residence for the burgeoning population of the nouveaux riches at the turn of 20th Century. Modeled after the mid-18th-century chateau d'Asnieres outside Paris, The Elms showcases the Berwind's collections of art and ceramics. Now a historic landmark, you can learn its history and appreciate turn-of-the century gracious living. Admission: $11 adults, $4 children ages 6-17. It opens daily at 10a.
50 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 0292
A quiet pause in a busy day can be found in the restful green trim and polished mahogany of the Redwood Library and Athenaeum. Founded in 1747 on the principle of establishing good for mankind, and designed by American architect Peter Harrison, it is the oldest lending library and the first public classical building in America. Today, both members of the library and the public enjoy books, lectures, plays and exhibits in a true Athenaeum spirit. Guided tours daily with donation.
548 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 1000
Rosecliff mansion overlooks Cliff Walk and the Atlantic Ocean. The mansion was commissioned in 1889 by a Nevada silver heiress Theresa Fair Oelrichs and was designed by the architectural firm of McKim, Mead and White in the fashion of the Grand Trianon at Versailles. You will find Newport's largest ballroom at Rosecliff, which became a place of lavish Newport parties. It is the location for motion picture filming including the 1994 True Lies and The Great Gatsby.
'Belle Mer' associated with Longwood Events is the place where you can hold your special events, parties, birthdays, celebration, meetings or anything under the sun, or under the roof! It has clean cuts and defined architecture. It is elegant, modern and glamourous.
5 Marina Plaza (Goat Island Marina) Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 6921
View Newport waterfront attractions from the water aboard the 140 passenger Viking Queen. This narrated tour takes you past Hammersmith Farm, New York Yacht Club, Newport Bridge, the "
"House on The Rock and Fort Adams. Sit back and enjoy the salt air on the upper deck or stay inside. Either way this tour will entertain you with stories of Newport and a dazzling view. Tours are at 11:30a and 1p from May 27 to June 23, then at 2:30p and 4p tour are added on weekends and holidays from June 24 to Sept 4. The Fall departures are 11:30, 1 and 2p. -Donald Oat Jr.
365 Thames Street 2nd Floor, Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 4242
There is no avoiding the blustery winds on these one-hour long cruises to Rose Island, but in return, you'll witness an amazing natural occurrence. March is the perfect time of year to see seals in their natural migration as they return to Narragansett Bay. These tours, which run every weekend in March and April, will take you along the rocky shores of Goat Island with a guide to help you spot Harbor seals as well as the more rare harp or grey seals.
Gooseberry Beach offers all you could expect, a sandy beach for sunning and people watching, rocks and tidal pools for exploring the tidal marine creatures. As with most beaches an early start is advised, but don't forget the late afternoon when many beachgoers pack it in for the day and leave room for those interested in relaxing and picnicking until sunset. Facilities include changing areas, restrooms, showers and light food service. Lifeguards maintain daily schedules. -Donald Oat Jr.
Committed to sharing God's Love the Emmanuel Church is built
in a beautiful area and is a wonderful building. The main aim of the churs is Worship, Fellowship and Outreach. The altar of this church is well decorated with ...
Common Burying Ground is made up of graves of colonists
in Newport who were mainly African slaves and their descendants. This is one of the oldest known African burial grounds in America. It has the first African artwork in ...
You will find the Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina on
the waterfront, it offers expansive views of Newport Harbor or Queen Anne Square. A concierge and staff is on hand to meet every whim and need, and you can ...