The Ultimate Rhode Island Travel Guide
Best Places To Visit in Rhode Island
Newport Cliff Walk
Newport’s enchanting 3.5-mile Cliff Walk, a National Recreation Trail, is one of the most beautiful coastlines in all of New England. The Cliff Walk takes around 2.5 – 3 hours, featuring breathtaking panoramic ocean views, crashing waves, and exquisite architectural history. The Cliff Walk has areas that are unpaved rocky. Please be extremely cautious on the trail.
Address: Cliff Walk, Newport, RI 02840, Entrance Fee: None
Tip – You would at times find people referring to some states/regions in US as New England; New England is a northeastern region of the US, including the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. New England existed even before the US was formed. The region was one of the first in North America to be settled by Anglos. It’s known for its Colonial past, coastline, autumn foliage, and mountains
The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages,” the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, Mr. Vanderbilt was the President and Chairman of the New York Central Railroad and the grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt made the family fortune from the steamship and railroad industries. The 70-room mansion with a gross area of 125,339 was constructed in just two years, built between 1893 and 1895. The building became a National Historic Landmark in 1994, owned and operated by the Preservation Society of Newport County, offering self-guided and guided tours to the public.
Address: 44 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840, Entrance Fee: Adults: $18, Children (6-17): $4.50
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