Destination guide

The historical city of Newport awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Newport. Renowned for its island views, boating and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum, Naval War College Museum and Beechwood Mansion are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Newport

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Newport has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Colony and Newport Railway (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Exploration Center and Aquarium (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Cliff Walk (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Newport Country Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Watson Farm (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newport

Travellers enjoy Newport for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newport is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Touro Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Storer Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Newport Harbour (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Battery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • King Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Easton's Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Newport

Fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 8.9 mi (14.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,650 holiday lettings around Newport. From 223 flats & apartments to 144 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Newport?

Waking up to amazing ocean views and the rhythmic rumble of waves lapping at the shoreline. This is the stuff holiday fantasies are made of! There are 574 beachside getaway homes to choose from. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has tons more rental options to check out, including:

  • 289 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 254 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 253 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Newport?

Instead of going with a forgettable, cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could go for a whole house. You'll be part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 980 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start at £38 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Cottage: 131 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.
  • Apartment: 104 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.
  • Condo: 103 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.

Can I stay in Newport in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a trip with the whole family or spending a week away with all your old school mates, it's always stacks of fun staying under the one roof! The best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. House holiday rentals are the leading option for large groups of visitors, with 166 available here. If you're planning on travelling in a big group, the holiday rental options that will serve you well include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we offer 668 properties suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as £57.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 8 people? We have 520 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just £115 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 10 guests? We have 450 holiday rentals that fit the bill. Prices start from £38 a night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your mom, your grandma and all your pals to Newport.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Newport?

HomeAway is here to help you come together with your closest friends and family. Offering a broad selection of value-for-money holiday rentals, you're sure to score a cosy lodging that houses one and all. Eastward Look is an awesome area to check out if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 217 holiday rentals, and the average price is an agreeable £220 per night. Kingston is another place worth considering. We have 3 and the average price is around £226 a night.

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