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Address: Newport, RI
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The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles...

The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.

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Ocean Drive a Definite Must See While Visiting Newport

The scenic drive on Ocean Drive is one of a kind. The fabulous mansions with the Atlantic Ocean in the background are a marvel to behold. The day was overcast but clear enough to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The scenic drive on Ocean Drive is one of a kind. The fabulous mansions with the Atlantic Ocean in the background are a marvel to behold. The day was overcast but clear enough to view the ocean and sailboats braving the cool weather. Winds were moderate so the ocean was just slightly choppy. Making this drive provides a perspective on... More 

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

About a 12 mile drive along the water; it's especially good during the off season, because one can drive slowly without someone behind getting annoyed. Along the way there are a few scenic spots designed to park the car and take the view in or go for a walk. This drive is also good for bike riding. Along the drive... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It rained all day when we were in Newport so this is one of the few things we were able to do. The view along the drive was beautiful.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Every single time we come to Newport, we take the scenic drive on Ocean Drive. We love driving by the Mansions and looking at the Ocean especially around sunset. We also love stopping by Castle Hill to show our friends the beautiful Inn and then on to Ocean Cliff for our sunset drink. The state park is another great spot... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Newport, RI is home to what is probably one of the most perfect drives in the nation. Beautiful homes, gorgeous seas, lovely parks and wonderful vistas. Just head through old town Newport and enjoy.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful drive around Newport with scenic ocean views and plenty of places to park and enjoy the scenery. This is a must-see and must-do while in Newport.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great drive with beautiful houses. It's worth the drive and I was glad we did it. The views are amazing!

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Briarcliff Manor, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely drive around Newport with scenic ocean views and plenty of places to park and enjoy the scenery.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done this walk a few times now over the years. It never gets old. It is a groomed, paved path for the first part and there are some steps involved. Gorgeous views of the ocean and the mansions along the way. It goes for a little over 3 miles and does not loop back.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A circular drive along Ocean Drive will bring you some of the best views of the sea available while in Newport. If you start from Thames St you can cruise along the Ocean to the end of the Cliff Walk at the south end. Beautiful scenery without the bustle of the downtown marina area.

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