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Newport Visitors Information Center

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Address: 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your...

Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your maps, materials, tickets and tour needs. Information specialists are available with complimentary maps and brochures on local events, attractions, lodging, shopping and dining.

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Essential first stop in Newport

If this is your first visit to Newport, the Visitors Information Center is a must stop for orientation, maps, brochures, tickets to attractions, public restrooms, etc.

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Stamford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this is your first visit to Newport, the Visitors Information Center is a must stop for orientation, maps, brochures, tickets to attractions, public restrooms, etc.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived in Newport on the Caribbean Princess and this visitors center was about a two block walk from where the ship's tenders disembarked passengers. There were numerous agents available to assist. They were very friendly and helpful with our inquiries. We also purchased a day pass for the local public bus, which picked up right there at the center. One-stop-shop... More 

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Shippenville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is almost always busy. It has almost everything you will want to know about Newport. They sell tickets for local attractions and the bus station is right there with taxis. It has limited off street parking. (Very important information!)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 16 foot gluten free lighthouse, can be seen daily here until Jan. 1st. In 16th century Queen Elizabeth I decorated her court with gingerbread form animals and flowers.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised that this was a city bus terminal as well. There was little to look at and it seemed to be a place simply to buy tickets. It didn't say, "Stay and look around."

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Augusta, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stopped here first as we arrived for a mini-vacation to see the mansions and other things. The woman at the desk was very good at recommending other attractions. It was here that we learned of Viking Tours and got maps/brochures of local attractions. The place was very clean and had plenty of parking.

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Augusta, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This was our first stop in Newport to see what other attractions besides the mansions there would be see in the area. The attendant was extremely helpful and informative. We got everything we needed and off we went.

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Loudon, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Got our itinerary there and all your info was answered by the helpful people working there. Got our mansion tickets there and it saved us time rather than buying them at each mansion. Has a lot of folders to get info on what to do and see.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We arrived by boat and this large Info stop was close by. We were quickly advised and made our way to the near by "Trlly" tour.

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

Melbourne, Florida
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Arrived on 11/25/16 for a Historic Tour ( Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour) which I booked back in August.. The tour company Historic Tours cancelled the tour. They never informed me..they could have called, emailed or texted me...NOTHING!! The woman who sells the tickets, saved the day..by giving us a CD ..a self guided tour of Ocean Drive. You pop it... More 

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm happy to hear that all turned out well. More 

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