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Thames Street, Newport

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Pop into the antiques mall, shop in boutiques, visit museums, and admire the historic architecture of waterfront Thames Street. One of the city’s original two streets, this road passes through several blocks of what used to be a Quaker settlement in the 17th and 18th centuries. Today it accesses marinas and the harbor. Walking rather than driving makes it easy to shop and peruse the menus of the seafood restaurants. Put Thames Street at the forefront of your travel plans using our Newport vacation generator.
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  • Noisy drive with the cobblestone street. This area is a good way to pass a couple hours while looking for treasures to take home. Restaurants, shops, and a nautical museum has something for everyone t...  more »
  • Not too many shops overall to buy things in, especially with so many outlets nearby. Does have some great restaurants but not a place for shopping or much views.  more »
  • Went to Newport for the weekend. Unfortunately for us we went on the weekend of the annual St Patricks day parade. We are not into the bar scene so this was not for us. Most of the things we wanted to...  more »