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Overview Of The Port Of Newport

About Newport
Newport is a city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, in the United States of America.

The Newport Historic District offers old fashioned homes, the only remains of architectural designs of colonial years. The Brick Market, today known as the Museum of Newport History portrays a classic design of Georgian influence.

Trinity Church, built in wood, is the oldest parish church in the state.

Newport is famous for being the home of Newport Mansions, owned by some of the greatest American families in the East Coast.

Newport cruise port was the site of the famous Battle of Rhode Island.

Newport has also been the home of the America’s Cup and every summer hosts a water boat show and the Newport Jazz festival.

Newport is known for its many beautiful and unspoiled fine sand beaches and surrounding nature areas. Three of the area's beaches lie in a row, separated by peninsulas of land and rock.

Local souvenirs include wood crafts, scrimshaw and Nantucket baskets. Thames Street offers a wide selection of stores selling paintings, handicrafts and antiques.

Seafood dishes of lobster and crab are typical items on menus in Newport, along with fish and meat soups and the famous New England clam chowder.
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Most cruise ships anchor in Narragansett Bay off Newport and tender passengers ashore. The tourist information centre and public transport are close by.

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