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Discover Newport, Rhode Island and explore miles of unspoiled beaches, scenic trails, distinctive shops, renowned restaurants, diverse accommodations, and world-class events: it’s our past, and our present, that makes our state of Rhode Island so unique.

Newport is the seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport CountyRhode Island, United States. Located just  23 miles (37 km) south of Providence, and 61 miles (98 km) south of Boston, Newport is known as  New England’s summer resort.  Newport is home to the Newport Mansions of the Gilded Age and Salve Regina University located on famed Bellevue Avenue. Rich in naval history, Newport hosts the Naval Station Newport, the United States premier Naval War College, and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center – a major United States Navy training center.  As the foremost 18th-century port city in the United States, Newport now contains among the highest number of surviving colonial buildings of any city.


Newport also has the unique distinction to house some of the “Summer White Houses” during President Dwight D. Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy administrations.  Welcome to the City by the Sea!


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