Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport, RI02840 Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium houses many native sea creatures. It has a salt marsh tank, a moon…More jellyfish tank and a number of other tanks featuring window pane flounder, skate, seabass, horseshoe crabs, striped burrfish, green file fish, oyster toadfish, bandtail pufferfish and flounder. Its nocturnal animal room contains bioluminous sea creatures from Narragansett Bay. The Exploration Center has a daily storytime, feeding time, creature feature and beach scavenger hunt.
Hyatt Regency Newport 1 Goat Is, Newport, RI02840 With breathtaking views overlooking Newport Harbor, the Newport Hyatt Regency is a true gem of Narragansett Bay. This…More resort is the perfect getaway for a relaxing seaside spa retreat or a comforting home base as vacationers explore the shop-lined streets and historic mansions of Newport. Enjoy fine dining at The Windward or casual cocktails and snacks at Pineapples on the Bay. The hotel is only a quick ride to the quaint downtown area.
Newport Bay Club & Hotel 337 Thames St, Newport, RI02840 The Newport Bay Club & Hotel is located on the corner of Thames Street and America's Cup Avenue, which makes it a…More convenient and centrally located hotel for visitors who wish to explore the area with ease. The hotel is made up of one- and two-bedroom suites and townhouses decked out with queen-sized beds, couches and kitchenettes. Some of the rooms even have balconies! Additional hotel amenities include free wireless internet access, complimentary continental breakfast, two observation decks and room service from the independently run Rhino Bar & Grille, located on the ground floor. At street level, the hotel has a number of shops open to the public. Visit the Newport Bay Club & Hotel Web site to find out more about the accommodations.
Castle Hill 590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI02840 Castle Hill is one of the many breathtaking mansions located throughout Newport. Built in the 1800s and sitting on the…More hills overlooking Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill is the perfect spot to enjoy an elegant and intoxicating meal. Castle Hill's chefs use local fish, meats and produce to create a distinctly native, seasonal menu, served in four dining rooms. The Ocean Room is the largest of the dining rooms. The Agassiz Room, named for the renowned scientist and explorer, Alexander Agassiz (who the mansion was built for),overlooks the bay. The Newport Room is quaint and has a view of the bay similar to The Agassiz Room. The Sunset Room offers the feeling of being on a ship's bridge with a grand view of the entrance to Narragansett Bay. The Castle Hill bar offers a world-class wine list and fine assortment of liquors. Castle Hill defines upscale and class when it comes to dining and ambiance in Newport.
Easton's Beach is Newport's largest public ocean surf beach. The 3/4-mile-long beach runs along Memorial Boulevard at…More the start of the Cliff Walk and features a free playground, waterslides, a skate park, bumper boats, a carousel, Beach Bounce and more.
Public facilities include restrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, a shade pavilion, bathhouse rentals, a picnic and grill area, bike racks, first aid, pay phones, an elevator and beach wheelchairs for persons with disabilities, food concession stands and two public parking lots.
Beach chairs, umbrellas, boogie boards, bathhouses and surfboards are also for rent daily.
Weddings and other private events can be held at Easton's Beach, which features a newly refurbished ballroom. Environmental nonprofit Save the Bay also has its Exploration Center and Aquarium housed here.
Free family concerts are held Tuesday evenings in July and August. Children's shows are held Thursday evenings during the same months. Other community events, including National Night Out and a Summer Beach Party, are also held at Easton's.
No ball playing, Frisbee throwing or kite flying is allowed on the beach at any time. Animals, flotation devices and alcohol are also prohibited.
Parking is available for $10 on weekdays and $15/$20 on weekends and holidays. Season passes are also available.