Newport Rhode Island, Biking Trips Around Newport
Newport Mansions have been turned into
museums in some instances and are open to
visitors. Bike or drive to the end of Narragansett
Ave at the ocean for parking and access to the
cliffwalk or park at the mansion parking lots such
as   Marble House.
Newport's Cliffwalk is open to the
public and reveals the splendor
of  life during the late 1800s
when industrialist built summer
homes in Newport. Several are
now museums open for tours.
A walk along the ocean at Cliffwalk reveals the
splendor of  life during the 1890s, when industrialist
built summer homes in Newport.  Several are now
museums open for tours.
A short ride option is to
bike and walk the trail
on
Narragansett Bay at
Fort Adams.
The grounds of Fort
Adams have been used
for the annual
Newport
Folk Festival.
 There is
a
museum to the
Americas Cup racers
at the park.

A ferry boat makes trips
from Fort Adams dock
to Jamestown and Block
Island.
Ample parking makes
the park  a good jumping
off place for a
bike ride
around newport  
  • Fort Adams
Fort Adams is on Newport's harbor and offers trails along the water and a
good area to
park for bike rides to other locations.  From Fort Adams bike
along the shore to
Cliffwalk and the  summer homes of Newport's 1890s elite.
A Newport Rhode Island, Bike Ride
Can Start At Fort Adams
Fort Adams is on Newport's
Narragansett Bay where you find a
paved trail along the water.  
From Brenton
Point SP,
follow
Ocean Ave.
along the coast
for several miles
to
Bellevue Ave
and
 Cliffwalk,  
the  summer
homes of
Newport's 1890s
Gilded Age.
From Bellevue take a right
on
Narragansett Avenue
to reach the
Cliffwalk
access and the walking
trail along the ocean.  
A block up on Bellevue,
take a left on Dixon to
return to Thames St. and
the Harbor.  Find
Wellington Avenue along
the water and head back to
Harrison Ave and the Fort
Adams entrance.  (12
miles)
Medium Distance
Ride Option:
Take a left out of the
Fort Adams entrance
and go to
downtown
Newport
and the
harbor.
Ride and walk your bike
along
Thames St. and
visit  Goat Island.  Lots
of dining ,shopping, and
 sightseeing options in
Newport Harbor.  8
miles+ RT.
Twelve Mile Newport Ocean Bike Ride:
Ride from the Fort Adams entrance and take a right on Harrison Ave. and then
to Ocean Ave. This will take you to
Castle Hill Ave (right), and then to Ocean
Ave.
and Brenton Point State Park.
Downtown Newport
near the harbor
offers great
architecture and
lots of dining
,shopping, and  ,
sightseeing options
Newport's Cliffwalk is
open to the public for
walking along the coast
at the back of the
summer homes built
during the 1890s.
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.
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reaches Newport
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Newport Rhode Island biking trips can start near the Cliffwalk where
you find parking off Bellevue Avenue on Narragansette Ave  near the
entrance to Cliff Walk.
Fort Adams on Newport Harbor can also be a good area to park for
bike rides to Newport beaches and shopping.
Newport Rhode
Island, Biking Trips
Around Newport can
start at the Cliffwalk
where you find parking
on the side street at
the end of
Narragansett Ave.

Fort Adams on
Newport's Harbor can
also be a good area to
park for bike rides to
Newport shopping.