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Newport Visitors Information Center

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Address: 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your...

Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your maps, materials, tickets and tour needs. Information specialists are available with complimentary maps and brochures on local events, attractions, lodging, shopping and dining.

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First Time Visit to Newport - You should make a visit to the Visitor Center - Lots of GOOD information is available. This is where the Trolley Tours leave from. It is on the way... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First Time Visit to Newport - You should make a visit to the Visitor Center - Lots of GOOD information is available. This is where the Trolley Tours leave from. It is on the way into Newport - you should stop!

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Avon, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to stop for info & use the bathroom. It has things to entertain kids while you look through brochures or speak to the attendants.

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Grafton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to take the Viking 90 minute trolley tour that we'd read about, so we ended up at the Visitor's Info Center as our first stop for the weekend. We walked in, there's information all over the place and we get greeted (and not like in a car dealership where you go, "oh, crap, they spotted us") - we... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We went into the Visitors center to inquire about the Mansion tours and the bus to get there.. They had lots of suggestions on things to see and do. We ended up Ubering to the Mansions instead of the bus

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Centrally located close to everything worth visiting in Newport. Has good brochures and walking maps.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stopped here when we first arrived in Newport (Tues 1/31/17). Recommendations were to visit the Tennis Hall of Fame and a Jewish synagogue. Both closed that day!!! Visitor center staff should be knowledgeable about what days tourist sites are open and not open during off-season.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We decided to take the family to Newport last minute for a day trip. We knew we wanted to do the cliff walk. We stopped by the visitor center and were provided helpful info on the tours, mansion options in the winter and they even run a seal watching boat tour in the winter. Very helpful staff. Clean bathrooms were... More 

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to Newport. Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

If this is your first visit to Newport, the Visitors Information Center is a must stop for orientation, maps, brochures, tickets to attractions, public restrooms, etc.

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Pleased to hear our center was helpful to you. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Arrived in Newport on the Caribbean Princess and this visitors center was about a two block walk from where the ship's tenders disembarked passengers. There were numerous agents available to assist. They were very friendly and helpful with our inquiries. We also purchased a day pass for the local public bus, which picked up right there at the center. One-stop-shop... More 

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We do our best to make your visit an enjoyable one. More 

Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place is almost always busy. It has almost everything you will want to know about Newport. They sell tickets for local attractions and the bus station is right there with taxis. It has limited off street parking. (Very important information!)

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