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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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  • 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 »
  • Great Restaurants, gift shops, sailing excursions,...and public restrooms. I ate at 3 restaurants hugging Bowen's Wharf, all excellent; bought some cool stuff from one of the gift shops, and made this...  more »
  • This really reflects the heart and soul of Newport, great atmosphere any time of day, but my favorite is during sunset.