Newport

Rhode Island

Cruises To Newport

During the 19th century, Newport served as the summer playground for the rich and famous. Residents displayed their fabulous wealth in the form of palatial estates overlooking the Atlantic. Today, these extraordinary and meticulously maintained homes line the city's famed "Mansion Row" and are a must-see for any visitor.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Newport Cruise Port
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EST (Eastern Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Antique shops, jewelry and resort clothing.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Pier is located in downtown Newport, RI bus, taxis running continuously. Scooter and bicycle rentals available.
    • Famous For
      Known as a New England summer resort, Newport is home to spectacular coastal scenery, awe-inspiring architecture and a thriving waterfront downtown.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The first circus in the United States was held in Newport in 1774.
    • Fun Fact #2
      The first British troops sent from England to squash the revolution landed in Newport.
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