90 Things To Do In Newport

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90 Things To Do In Newport RI

In honor of Hotel Viking’s 90th year serving the Newport Rhode Island community, we decided to do a “90 things you must do in Newport” list for our guests. With a million things to do in Newport, this is just a small sampling of all the fun things to do in Newport throughout the year.

If you haven’t had an opportunity to visit Newport recently, maybe a few of these will entice you. And if so, make a reservation today, we have a room for you!

  1. Take in the sounds of Newport Jazz Festival
  2. Indulge in a famous Newport lobster roll
  3. Walk the Cliff Walk with your BFF
  4. Help recover from your walk with a mani-pedi at SpaFjor
  5. Go fly a kite at the Newport Kite Festival
  6. Catch a wave at Second Beach
  7. Embrace your inner Downton Abbey with Afternoon Tea at Hotel Viking
  8. Sail away on an Antique Yacht sunset charter
  9. Satisfy your seafood cravings with calamari at One Bellevue
  10. Discover a new favorite during Newport Restaurant Week
  11. Be a guest at a Newport Wedding
  12. Toast and taste at Newport Wine & Food Festival
  13. Take a picnic to a Newport Polo Match
  14. Brunch in the Bellevue Ballroom
  15. Set sail on an America’s Cup racing yacht with five friends
  16. Get into the groove at the Newport Folk Festival
  17. Taste all of Newport at Taste of Newport
  18. Book a couples massage at SpaFjor
  19. Get your feet sandy at a Newport beach
  20. Play a match at the International Tennis Hall of Fame
  21. Step back into the Gilded Age in the Marble House Ballroom
  22. Order room service for dinner at Hotel Viking
  23. Sleep in and read the local newspaper
  24. Savor Chef Correia’s sea salt crusted Prime Rib
  25. Meet for margaritas (Thursday at Top of Newport)
  26. Shop local, explore Newport’s bountiful boutique scene
  27. Take your mother on a date
  28. Get grounded with a sacred stone massage
  29. Slow down and join us for Appy Hour
  30. Stay in a room with a fireplace
  31. Heat up with Newport’s Winterfest activities
  32. Bee moisturized with a Royal Honey Massage
  33. Wear your best green for the St. Patrick’s Day parade
  34. Kick off the holidays with the Boat Parade
  35. Vote for your favorite holiday door decoration contestants with an Instagram post
  36. Deck the halls for Christmas in Newport
  37. Run the Newport Marathon
  38. Start your Sunday with a Bloody Mary
  39. Bar hop on Bowen’s or Broadway
  40. Stop and smell the flowers at the Newport Flower Show
  41. Watch a sailboat regatta
  42. Get Married (at Kay Chapel)
  43. Attend a movie at the historic Jane Pickens Theater
  44. Find the dessert inside the dessert when you order a chocolate sphere at One Bellevue
  45. Raise a local brew with friends
  46. Snap a photo of the ubiquitous Newport Pell Bridge
  47. Go to the source, tour a Rhode Island oyster farm
  48. Smoke stogies and sip spirits at Top of Newport Wednesdays
  49. Get lost in Escobar’s Corn Maze
  50. Join a monthly art walk through Newport
  51. Check out Redwood Library, the oldest lending library in America
  52. Take the Servant Life Tour at The Elms Mansion
  53. Take a tour of America’s oldest Synagogue, Touro Synagogue
  54. Attend an Island Moving Company contemporary ballet performance
  55. Adopt your next pet from the Potter League for Animals
  56. Channel your inner JFK and Jackie and visit St. Marys to see where they were married
  57. Learn more about the women’s suffrage movement at The Marble House
  58. Support a non-profit, buy a Charity By Design bracelet at the original Alex & Ani shop
  59. Window shop for something nautical at one of Newport’s amazing shops
  60. Learn about nautical flags and have one made with your name at Style Newport
  61. Walk through The Breakers, Rhode Island’s most visited attraction
  62. Take a surf lesson
  63. Cast away on a fishing charter
  64. Salute Newport’s Military history
  65. Visit Salve Regina campus, a perfect stop while on a Cliff Walk
  66. Slurp yourself silly at the Newport Oyster Festival
  67. Dream big at the Newport Boat Show
  68. Sample, sip and stroll through Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival
  69. Attend a local meetup with Newport’s Instagrammers
  70. Take a full moon yoga class at Fort Adams
  71. Pretend you are attending a Great Gatsby party with Leonardo DiCaprio at Rosecliff Mansion
  72. Watch the sunset at Castle Hill
  73. Indulge in stuffed French toast at Franklin Spa
  74. Enjoy a frosty one at the White Horse Tavern, America’s oldest bar
  75. Gain perspective with a visit to the Newport Art Museum
  76. Embrace Edward Scissorhands’ talents at the Green Animals Topiary Garden
  77. Attend a concert at Fort Adams State Park
  78. Check out chicks at Sachuset Point National Wildlife Refuge (birds!)
  79. Find out why Goat Island is called Goat Island
  80. Ride a bike along scenic Ocean Drive
  81. Taste local wine at Newport Winery
  82. Stand above it all at Fort Wetherhill
  83. Tour the Newport Storm Brewery and taste the beer
  84. Take a Lighthouse tour with Save the Bay Exploration and Discovery Center
  85. Shop direct from the farm at the Newport Aquidneck Growers Market
  86. Get around town in a Newport Pedicab
  87. Learn to sail
  88. Witness boat building as it happens at IYRS
  89. Leaf peep all the way to Newport
  90. Watch a movie under the stars with NewportFILM
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