The Insider’s Newport Guide – A Quick Guide to Newport, RI

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Beautiful Newport, historic Newport, fun Newport!


A lone gull patrols the dunes at Second Beach.

Newport, Rhode Island is one of those towns visitors never forget. Located on the southern tip of Aquidneck Island, this tiny community offers something for everyone’s tastes and for over a century has been one of America’s most famous vacation destinations.


Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont–owner of Belcourt castle in the Gilded Age.



With this easy reference ebook guide to Newport, you’ll find everything you need to make visiting Newport a lot easier and a lot more fun!

Chockfull of helpful inside tips and photos, THE INSIDER’S NEWPORT GUIDE has clickable hyperlinks to local information and businesses, the lowdown on parking and restrooms, as well as information about restaurants, beaches, shopping, attractions and lodging.


Ocean Drive


Does the ghost of Ogden Goelet still walk the halls of this French chateau?

Ochre Court — Salve Regina University

Visitors using the Guide will find their time is well spent in Newport–it simplifies navigation around tiney colonial streets and clearly shows the options available in the different sections of the city. The book contains a link to a frequently updated FaceBook page, to keep readers informed about important news and the many events and festivals going on in the City-by-the Sea. Newport Mansions, The Cliffwalk, Ocean Drive and all the elegance and history that make Newport unique can be found here.

Written by longtime Newport resident Melissa Martin-Ellis, author of The Everything Guide to Photography, the handy guide has over 80 beautiful color photos.


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Andrew Laird said:

“Hands down the most enjoyable and complete touring guides to one of New England’s oldest towns I have ever seen!”

Susan B. Iwanisziw said:

“Whether you are looking to stay in New England or take a day trip, you will be well advised to check out beforehand Melissa Martin-Ellis’ comprehensive and beautifully evocative guide to Newport. Famous for its folk and jazz festivals, Newport hosts innumerable other attractions, not the least of which are exquisite scenery, peaceful beaches, spacious parks, engrossing museums, shops and restaurants for all tastes, and grand architecture in the form of colonial and “robber baron” residences. Perhaps the most alluring tourist destination is Bellevue Avenue, a two-and-a-half mile stretch of spectacular mansions, several owned by the phenomenally rich Vanderbilt family.”

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