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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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the views are amazing!

if you are in Newport...take an extra 10 mins and drive ocean drive. You won't regret it. We visited around sunset - it was stunning.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

if you are in Newport...take an extra 10 mins and drive ocean drive. You won't regret it. We visited around sunset - it was stunning.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When I have people come to visit me, I immediately navigate through downtown in order to drive around Ocean Drive and up Broadway through the mansions. It is an incredible wealth of seaside views.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunset or sunrise are awesome times on Ocean Drive, especially for biking or running. A good chunk of the Newport Marathon goes down this route, and take the race's advice if you're staying active in Newport! As for the drivers, take the corners slow... there very well might be a bicycle, runner, or scooter on the other side.

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Chepachet, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for plctures three times . Met people 1st time to ma and ri . Each were happy with how friendly .ri and ma were. Ocean dr was breathing taking

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you don't have enough time for the Cliff Walk, do the Ocean Drive by car instead. Really awesome views of the sea, rocks, landscape and villas/beach houses. I would like to live here, if I could affort such a house ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drive a winding road past beautiful oceanside mansions. Beach in this area is private but there are rocks you can walk out on. We had a picnic lunch last fall. Wonderful to hear the crashing waves, and smell salted air.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful views, accessible and interesting coast. Nice even in the cold of winter. Ample parking even at sunset.

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East Quogue, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, you can drive it......but walking it or biking it or jogging it are also ways to experience the beautiful expanse of coastline. It is a photographer's paradise. Pack a lunch to enjoy at the state park or on one of the many benches and places to stop along the way. Be sure to experience the natural beauty at different... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trip to Newport with a lot of things to do. Ocean Drive is beautiful. A little windy road along the water.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course, the best time to take the drive is on a sunny day. We love to walk along the wall and watch the ocean or surfers or beach goers (depending when we go). We love the fresh air. Always nice to walk or bike ride along Ocean Drive as well.

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