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Bowen's Wharf, Newport

(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Welcome to Newport's premiere year-round destination.

Brick walks, granite quays, and 18th century commercial wharf buildings bring you back to Bowen's beginnings as a thriving seaport in one of the finest natural harbors in New England. Trading with all corners of the world, then and now, Bowen's Wharf is central to the city's commerce and culture.
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  • Even if you have no shopping to do, it's a quaint and pleasant place to walk around - so unlike sterile gigantic malls. Within view of water or grass or neat-looking buildings at all times. There is a...  more »
  • All the stores were so cute and they had a variety of of stores with lots of good sales. We had lunch in a cute place.  more »
  • Bowen's wharf is a must see for any visitor to Newport. Between the shops and restaurants, you'll find something to amuse yourself with. There's a lot for kids, too, in terms of ice cream, candies, an...  more »