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Bowen's Wharf, Newport
(4.4/5 based on 240+ 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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  • A shopping village in a pier that surely will please even the most cheap hands that aren't very consumerist and prefer to save their sweaty bucks! This place is amazing and looks like a festive atmosphere takes care of the place. An excellent choice for a relaxed stroll through the shops of souvenirs, crafts and local restaurants. Stress is the parking, which is quite disputed. If you are staying somewhere near, prefer to walk. ** IF YOU WANT TO KNOW A LITTLE MORE ABOUT NEWPORT, TAKE A PEEK AT MY BLOG: VIVAJANDO **
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  • We go to Newport a couple of times a year and the atmosphere at Bowen's Wharf is just so festive and lively. There are many choices, whether you want to just stroll, shop at the adorable shops, get an...  more »
  • I love visiting coastal places and it's always nice to find good wharf areas like this one. I really enjoyed my visit here. It's nice to walk around. There are many shops and restaurants. Too bad we v...  more »