Established in 1639 as a major trading port on the East Coast, there is a tremendous wealth of experiences available to visitors of Newport, RI. Discover Newport is there to help you choose and find what is most important to you. At the Visitor Information Center, you'll find brochures, maps, tickets to attractions, tours and special events, and people who will go the extra yard to help you tailor your trip to your interests and needs. There is also staff available Monday through Friday to help you coordinate Motorcoach Group Tours, Corporate Meetings, Reunions and of course, Weddings that you may be bringing to the area.

Located at 23 America's Cup Avenue, it is close to the action and the main roads into town and provides free parking for 30 minutes while you take advantage of their services. Remember to bring your parking ticket with you into the Visitors Center for validation. Whether you are looking for Colonial or Gilded-Age experiences, walking tours, wineries, antiques or a room for the night or week, this is definitely the place to start. Be sure to inquire about parking at the Visitors Center all day with the lowest rates in town by utilizing RI Public Transit.

If you have questions before your trip, call Discover Newport at 1-800-326-6030 or visit them on the Web. Discover Newport's website -,  provides among other things, printable maps including an excellent, driving directions, a comprehensive Calendar of Events, and links to restaurant and hotels.