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Address: Newport, RI
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The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles...

The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.

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Picturesque drive

I enjoyed a leisurely drive along the water. There are many places to pull over and take photos or just enjoy the sounds and smells of the ocean.

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Laura C
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Yorktown Heights, New York
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Yorktown Heights, New York
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I enjoyed a leisurely drive along the water. There are many places to pull over and take photos or just enjoy the sounds and smells of the ocean.

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see drive... the rolling coastline and breathtaking views are worth the drive. The scenic views are beautiful, and the homes make you want to stay and live the life of a Newport, Rhode Islander. Again, as I drove and saw the views of the ocean, the jettys with the waves crashing, the yellow moss lined walls... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have driven this many times in my travels to RI. I do not tire of the views or the architecture. The road is pleasant to drive (with some sharp turns here and there). There are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the view, get in the water, take a break, etc. Definitely a must-do!

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Newport, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Like many others who've grown up taking a ride "around the Drive" on a special occasion, or for no reason at all, the Ocean Drive occupies a very special place in my heart. Since the 50's, my family and I have taken the approximately ten mile drive, starting on Belleview Avenue in Newport and heading east, winding around and through... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Somewhat hidden from sight until you're right up on the ocean but a beautiful drive. Windy but easy to navigate, good way to take in the RI coastline.

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West Sand Lake, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on Ocean Drive twice during our trip...once on the Trolley and once, at sunset, on our own. The homes along the way are magnificent, as well as the views of the water.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not quite on the scale of the Breakers, but large by any standard. Most of them don't appear to be from the gilded age, but impressive nonetheless. You do need a car of course. A short but nice drive.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Did this 2 mornings running on the Brompton. Hills were within the limits of this ageing cyclist on a 3 speed Brompton! The nature, wild life and views on the circuit are amazing. Would recommend early morning for the best experience. This is a great asset to the area.

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Parkland, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A short 10 mile drive along the coast, passing many of the older homes and some newer construction. Great views of the ocean.

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Essex, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a leisurely drive along the road, and saw some beautiful houses, mostly new construction, but built to make the most of the water views. Very calming!

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