There are miles upon miles of pathways and trails in the Newport Area for walking. Whether you want to take a scenic stroll along Newport’s Cliff Walk, discover the history and architecture of this charming coastal down, or relax in nature, you’ll be happy to discover that Newport is a very walkable town. In fact, Newport was actually named one of the best walking cities in the US by Conde Nast Traveler. Luckily for our guests, there are several great walking tours in Newport. Book a room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast today so you can start plotting out the best routes through our beautiful City by the Sea.
Walking Tours Help you See the City
Newport is a historic and picturesque city. We can think of few better ways to see it than by foot, though by boat may be our second choice. Discover Newport has put together some fantastic walking tours, each unique and suited to individual tastes. For example, if you’re fascinated by paranormal activity, especially in a city with such a long and storied past as ours, then you may want to take a walk with Ghost Tours of Newport. Foodie’s will love the walking tour offered by Rhode Island Red Food Tours. Their Newport Neighborhood Food Tour not only offers tantalizing tastes and bites, but it also provides a glimpse at beautiful colonial architecture, with a small taste of local culture and history as well. History lovers will enjoy any one of the six walking tours offered by the Newport Historical Society.
Though these guided tours are great, you can also get a feel for Newport on your own. The Cliff Walk is, of course, the most popular walk in Newport, and it should not be missed. Walking through Newport’s famed harbor is also a beautiful way to explore the city, and see for yourself why it was such an important Colonial port. The Newport Harbor Walk is a beautiful journey through one of the oldest working waterfronts in the country. Beyond that, a stroll along the historic cobbled streets of Downtown Newport will take you along the water, past historic buildings, museums and attractions, and through picturesque Colonial neighborhoods.
Whatever it is you want to experience, there’s no need to hassle with traffic on the busy streets of Newport. Whether guided or unguided, walking tours of Newport are the easiest way to get around and the best way to get acquainted with the city. Book your room at our Newport Bed and Breakfast today, and come discover this charming coastal town with us this summer.