42 Dearborn Street Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 847 0675
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 a big beautifully decorated window and a replica of the tabernacle. There is also a long pew where followers praise and worship the Lord. The main attraction of the church is the three-division pipe organ used to sing praises to God. The Emmanuel Church does also have a number of activities and events for the development of society.
5 Halidon Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 846 1000
Harbour Court is a permanent facility of the New York Yacht Club. Established in 1988, this waterfront venue, located off Brenton Cove, illustrates the Renaissance Norman school of architecture. It plays host to an array of events - from premier yachting and sailing championships, to film screenings, formal dinners, galas, receptions and parties. The surrounding scenic beauty makes for a great backdrop for private functions.
America's Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 849 2243
Be it the warm summer months or the chilling winter months, no other locations in Newport is as abuzz with activities as the Bowen's Wharf. A historic wharf that has served as a major seaport in New England for centuries, the area exudes an old-world charm accentuated by structures dating back to the 18th Century. A walk through the narrow by-lanes would take you past a plethora of shops, restaurants, cafes and bars that are crowded with people during peak hours. Make sure you sit at one of the outdoor cafes and indulge in tasty seafood as you witness the hustle and bustle of the crowd at the wharf. Apart from these, Bowen's Wharf is also famous for various festivals and activities like Bowen's Wharf Seafood Festival, Newport Winter Festival and Bowen's Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting.
648 Thames Street Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 848 0661
This small museum on Thames Street in Newport is dedicated to the history of the Irish-American community in southern Rhode Island and their contributions. Open in June 2011, this museum and interpretive center is located in the part of Newport that was the historical district of the region's Irish immigrants and community.
This historic cemetery was founded 1675 for one of Rhode Island's first families: the Arnolds. The cemetery is final resting place of Benedict Arnold (not the Revolutionary War general who switched sides), first governor of Rhode Island, and his wife and family. You can still access the grounds today to look at the magnificent headstones which were preserved in the late 1940s.
The Newport Yachting Center is located in one of the most beautiful and scenic waterfront sites in this part of America. Known for hosting a plethora of events and festivals like International Oktoberfest, Newport International Boat Show, Newport Waterfront Reggae Festival and many more such events, the center attracts thousands of people every year. The center also holds private events with a maximum capacity to host 20,000 people at one time. Set against the scenic backdrop of the widespread ocean, the Newport Yachting Center is a must visit attraction in Newport. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.
Sailing, historic tours and fishing are the specialties of this charter company operating off the rocky New England coast. Captain your own boat or charter a vessel for a day or month. This company is equipped for large parties or can provide you with a self-captained craft or charter services for a large party. Sail in an around Newport for a day or soar across Narragnsett Bay on an America Cup 12 meter. Enjoy a view of the Newport Jazz Festival from your rented craft in the Bay. Call or fax for individual and group prices.
St. Mary's Church is a favorite stop for Newport visitors. Established on April 8, 1828, it is the oldest Roman Catholic parish in Rhode Island. The church was designed by Architect Patrick C. Keeley of Brooklyn, New York and was designated a National Historic Shrine on November 24, 1968. It is a quaint stone church of second period Gothic design, and perhaps most famous as the wedding location of Jacqueline Bouvier to John Fitzgerald Kennedy on September 12, 1953. It is closed to visitors on holidays.
If you have the inclination to participate in the watersport culture that fuels Newport, this may be your place to explore. Not only do they rent equipment and vehicles, they also offer custom boat tours, fishing trips and parasailing tours. Want to just kayak? Jet ski? Try your hand at sailing? Or do you feel more like beginning with just a dinghy? Go ahead. If you are a landlubber, Adventure Watersports also rents out bicycles, mopeds and for the brave, motorcycles.
49 America's Cup Ave Newport, RI 02840 +1 401 849 5868
Ever fantasize about sailing in an actual America's Cup winning yacht? Well, you can bring your fantasy to life with the 12-meter racing yachts available for charter at America's Cup Charters. Choose from the variety of sailing adventures for corporate team building, a private charter for weddings or birthdays, client entertaining or leisurely sunset cruises along the ocean for a traditional Newport experience. And yes, their yachts have won the America's Cup!
Attend open house programs by the ocean at beautiful Salve
Regina University, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in Newport. Interviews are not required, but it is suggested that prospective students first visit the campus and chat with an ...
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 ...
Located at the University of Rhode Island campus, this 86
foot tall building hosts various entertainment programs, concerts and community events. The Ryan Center, with a capacity of 7,700 seats, puts up live performances by old and new artistes ...