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The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Passing the mansions on Bellevue, you'll continue around the island to the rocky shores of Brenton Point State Park. Pull over where you first can and enjoy the ocean!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The scenes and the mansions along this route will have you saying "Wow!" as you drive along. Get an audio app to help you know what you are seeing.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 311kathrynb
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ocean Drive and the Cliff Walk were both amazing! Loved seeing the ocean waves crashing against the rocks. Peaceful and gorgeous views.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MMR626
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing drive with ocean views almost the entire way. Many nice spots to stop and walk along the rocky coast.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful drive you don’t want to miss. You get to see some beautiful rocky coast with the waves crashing in. My favorite part was looking at all the gorgeous estates that line the drive and the ocean.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tami L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good first stop to see Newport. We enjoyed the view into the past of the gilded age. Would make this my first stop prior to seeing the mansions.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Downstate1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in town and rented a small scooter car to drive the Ocean Drive. It was soooo much fun! HINTS: 1. Rent a scooter car for 2 hours ($90.00) 2. Drive to the Ft Adams memorial and take a picture of the Oliver Perry...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Traveljava57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your going to be spending the day in Newport you have to take a drive on ocean drive. It's a windy drive with nothing but beautiful homes right on the bay and at the end of it this is State Park where they rent...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Bill c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We actually drove the 10-mile Ocean Drive twice. We enjoyed it both times but wanted more spectacular scenery. It doesn't come close to the 17-mile Drive in Pebble Beach, CA.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank DreamSeeker94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scenic drive around the Atlantic Ocean coastline of Newport. Nearly all the way along there are lovely views of the waterfront. The drive itself -10 miles, only takes about 30 minutes, but there are lots of photo opportunities and places to stop. The highlight for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from t-bonetraveller | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving along the coast from Boston back to PA, stopping off in Newport, RI to see a mansion or two, grabbing a bite to eat downtown, and driving along Ocean Drive are a must. Newport will take you off the beaten... More