|Newport Rhode Island biking sightseeing
Newport Rhode Island Biking and Sightseeing
Five miles from Newport in James town an antique windmill once ground grain for area residents
A walk along the ocean at Cliffwalk reveals the splendor of life during the 1890s when industrialist built summer homes in Newport.
They competed to show off their wealth and built homes that have become museums open for tours.
Home of Painter Gilbert Stewart
Newport Rhode Island
A historic coastal city where once the Gilded Age industrialists built their mansions offers great biking and sightseeing.
Newport Rhode Island's
mansions are open for visits along the Cliffwalk Trail at the edge of the ocean.
A biking and walking trail on Narragansett Bay at Fort Adams offers flat paved trails with an ocean view.
- Newport Fort Adams Biking
The grounds of Fort Adams have been used for the annual Newport Folk Festival. There is ample parking for a jumping off place for a bike ride around Newport
Also find the museum to the America's Cup at Fort Adams.
|Cliffwalk Newport Rhode Island
|A few hours drive east and north of Newport find the Coastal Villages Trail Find the start of the trail in Triverton Rhode Island and follow it east to the village of Padenarm, home since 1938 of the famous Concordia sailing yawls and a haven for small boat sailors.
Route 24 east leads to Fall River, MA and its factory outlets. Also there are the steel-hulled warships at the floating museum of Battleship Cove. There you can tour the Battleship Massachusetts, the Submarine Lionfish, the Destroyer J P Kennedy, two PT boats, and a Russian guided-missile cruiser . The nearby, outlet malls occupy old mill buildings.
- Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA
A biking and walking trail at Fort Adams.
Biking to the mansions or hiking along Cliffwalk gives a close look at the opulent times of the Gilded Age at the turn of the last century.
A good biking and sightseeing day would be to take the ferry from Fort Adams to Block Island RI for an island bike ride..
- Newport, Block Island Biking
The boats dock at fort Adams for trips to Jamestown RI and Block Island. $13.00 adult RT $5.00 RT for bikes
A bike tour through downtown Newport will reveal some classic architecture in the once prosperous seaport.
sightseeing and dining options are many at the harbor of Newport
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
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Newport Rhode Island offers Biking and walking trails on Narragansett Bay at Fort Adams.
Fort Adams offers ample parking for a base for walks or bike rides around Newport. The ferry leaves Fort Adams for Block Island, a great place for biking
Park at Fort Adams or Narragansette Ave and Bike or walk along Bellvue Avenue and the mansions of Newport
Newport Rhode Island offers biking and sightseeing