Newport RI Mansions, Sightseeing Vacation
A walk along the
ocean at Cliffwalk
will reveal the splendor
of life during the turn
of the last century, the
so called, Gay Nineties.
During that era
summer homes in
Newport R I and
competed each other
to display wealth with
Several of these
mansions are now
museums open for tours.
The walking trail on
Narragansett Bay at
Cliffwalk can be
where there is street
The trail goes left to the
public beach and right
along the shore to the
back of the Mansions
|Cliffwalk Newport Rhode Island
Newport Mansions from Cliffwalk
Newport RI Mansions Tours:
One of Newport's best sightseeing walks is the trail along the ocean at Cliffwalk. The path at the back of the 1890s mansions reveals the splendor of life during Gilded Age, the turn of the last century, when industrialist built summer homes in Newport.
Many of these Newport Mansions are preserved as Museums and are open for tours.
Sightseeing the Newport Mansions on Cliffwalk
A view of the Newport Mansions from the walking trail called Cliffwalk
Park on Narragansett Avenue for access to Cliffwalk and the Newport Mansions
Several Newport Mansions offer guided tours of the opulent interiors of the mansions. Parking is at large lots near the houses
The Preservation Society of Newport Country manages the tours of eleven of the Mansions. They include The Breakers, The Elms, Marble House, Rosecliff, Chateau Su Mer, Kingscote, Chepstow, Issac Bell House, Hunter House and The Topiary Gardens.
Many Newport Mansions offer guided tours through the Preservation Society of Newport County. Guides explain the significance and history of the opulent interiors of the mansions. Parking is available at large lots near the houses
$18.00 Adult $4.50 Child 6-17 under 6 free The Breakers. Others vary
How To Reach Newport Rhode Island by Auto: From the north, take Route 24 to Route 24/138 in Triverton RI and follow it to Route 114 which will lead to the center of Newport.
From the west and south, go to Providence and find Route 195 east to Route 24.
From Connecticut and points south, take I-95 north to Route 38, exit 3A, and cross the Jamestown Bridge and the Newport Bridge, exiting on Farewell St to Americas Cup Avenue to the center of Newport.
Getting to Newport Rhode Island by Air: The nearest large city to Newport RI . in the north is Boston.(BOS) From the south, New York City is a 100 mile drive on Route I-95 north to route 138.
Air service reaches Boston from other major hubs and cities. Rental cars are available at the airport. From Boston take Route I- 95 south to route 24.
Airlines serve Providence RI TF Green Airport (Warwick RI. (PVD) and Hartford Conn. Bradley International Airport,(BDL) smaller cities closer to Newport than Boston or New York City.
Train service is available to Providence RI from major cities via Amtrak. bus service reaches Newport
Newport RI Mansions Sightseeing Vacation offers the trail along the ocean at Cliffwalk.
The path at the back of the 1890s mansions reveals the splendor of life during Gilded Age when industrialist built summer homes in Newport.