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Address: 117 Memorial Blvd., Newport, RI 02840
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A scenic 3.5 mile walkway that borders the back lawn of The Breakers and...

A scenic 3.5 mile walkway that borders the back lawn of The Breakers and many other Newport mansions.

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It was winter so we chose to taken a driving bus tour. The driver was very knowledgeable and kept things very entertaining and fun.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Key West, Florida
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Key West, Florida
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was winter so we chose to taken a driving bus tour. The driver was very knowledgeable and kept things very entertaining and fun.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Approximately 7 miles round trip. Great views of the mansions on one side and the ocean on the other. Visitors should be prepared for some stretches of jagged rock if you intend to do the entire route. Much of this is flat paved sidewalk, though.

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New England, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to take in the best of Newport's rocky coastline, this is the place to do it. Try to pick a sunny, relatively warm day, and you will be nicely rewarded!

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Long Island City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did cliff walk on a busy Saturday (it was close to 50 degrees out). You have a constant view of the ocean. It's a beautiful walk with a nice breeze off the ocean, the mansions are gorgeous. You have to check this out if you are visiting Newport!

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Done the cliff walk a couple times, today was a warmer February day and the views were just as spectacular. Dress warm even it's close to 50 as the winds are much cooler!

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As someone who loves to walk and loves water, this was no disappointment. The only things you need to know about are - After a short/medium-length walk, there is a detour* I did not have time to take, which looked like a medium-length section to walk not alongside the water. Not sure if it or if the part of the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We did the Cliff walk probably 25 years ago and remember it as being more user friendly, and the mansions were easily seen from the walk. I'm guessing storms have changed the landscape. More of it is inaccessible than accessible. It is not plowed, so there is snow and ice even in the paved sections. Most of it was not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love nature - and I love the view at the Cliff Walk, with the ocean and the shoreline on your left, and the mansions on your right! I would definitely recommend this place to friends to visit Rhode Island!

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Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice walk that shows you the ocean and the shoreline to one side and the mansions of Newport to the other side! A great place to walk no matter what season you are in Newport! It is a must see and it is free!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did this long walk from start to finish. Awesome sights everywhere. Bring water if it's hot weather.

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