Find the best place to stay — Newport

Where to stay around Newport?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,350 holiday lettings near Newport. From 900 houses to 146 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newport is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Newport?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Newport:

  • The Point: 174 holiday homes
  • Off Broadway: 193 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 110 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 252 holiday homes
  • Top of the Hill: 237 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newport?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newport. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Breakers Stable & Carriage House: 1,713 holiday lettings
  • White Horse Tavern: 1,713 holiday lettings
  • Bailey's Beach: 1,707 holiday lettings
  • National Museum of American Illustration: 1,717 holiday lettings
  • Salve Regina University: 1,714 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newport listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Newport?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 900 houses in Newport. Our other popular types of Newport holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 146 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 108 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 90 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newport?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 103 holiday homes with pool available in Newport. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Newport, Rhode Island is a wonderful choice for a summer breakaway

    Fun activities, fabulous food and interesting attractions are just a few of the reasons to choose Newport for your next breakaway. A holiday rental home in Newport will put you close to all of the best that this New England town has to offer. Once a summer playground for the wealthy, today Newport has many amenities that can make a breakaway special.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Newport, Rhode Island

    The best time to holiday to Newport is during the summer months. That is when you will find the best opportunity for activities in the out of doors. The lovely beaches provide the opportunity for swimming, boating, fishing and more. Kite surfing and SCUBA diving are two very popular activities. Sea kayaking is also quite popular. Equipment rental is available for many of these activities. Sailing is another activity that is popular in Newport, and there are several vessels on which you can enjoy an afternoon on the water. Wonderful golf and tennis facilities are located within Newport as are trails for hiking and cycling. Be sure to do some sampling of the local cuisine. Some local favourites include clam chowder, fried fish, crab cakes and pasta dishes. Desserts, such as cheesecake and chocolate chip cookies are also popular in the area.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Newport, Rhode Island

    As mentioned above, Newport was once a favourite summer spot for the wealthy people who lived in New England. Today, many of the former summer homes of those people are now open to the public. Built between the 19th and early 20th century, these homes show visitors how the upper class of that period lived. Several interesting museums are located nearby including the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum, the Coggeshall Farm Museum and the Bristol Art Museum.

    Weather in Newport, Rhode Island

    Cold winters and mild summers are the norm in Newport. During the winter the average lows are between -7° and 1° C and average highs are 4° to 7° C. During the spring the average lows are 3° to 7° C and the highs are 16° to 21° C. During the summer the average lows are 13° to 16° C and the average highs are 26° to 28° C. There is between 93 and 141 mm of precipitation per month. During the winter months much of this is in the form of snow

    Travel to Newport, Rhode Island

    The closest airport to Newport is T.F. Green Airport (PVD) which is located 27 km away. Another option is Block Island State Airport (BID), which is 42 km from Newport. You will need a car for use during your stay.

    Attractions in and around Newport

    Looking for places to see while you're in Newport? Don't miss landmarks such as Touro Synagogue and Fort Adams State Park, and unique cultural highlights such as International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum and Naval War College Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Easton's Beach and Gooseberry Beach or experience the natural beauty of Touro Park and Storer Park. You could easily spend a day shopping at Bannister's Wharf, Bowen's Wharf and Thames Street. Fun activities in the city include Newport Harbor Shuttle and Newport Harbour. Other popular places to visit in town include The Breakers, Beechwood Mansion and Rough Point.