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For walkers, the equivalent of Newport's Ocean Drive is Cliff Walk, a path running between the shore and the "front yards" of the mansions on Bellevue Avenue.


The official start of the 3.5-mile (5.7-km) one-hour-long walk is off Memorial Boulevard just before Easton's Beach beneath the inn called The Chanler at Cliff Walk (map).

You can also get to the path by going east on one of the side streets off Bellevue Avenue, such as Narragansett Avenue, Merton Road to Seaview Avenue, or Ruggles Avenue.

You needn't take the entire walk, but can head back to Bellevue Avenue at various points along the way.

You may want to bring a jacket or light sweater on days that the sea breeze is blowing, as it may feel cool.

Cliff Walk passes through and by numerous private estates. You are asked to respect the abutters' private property rights and not to stray from the path.

Cliff Walk
117 Memorial Boulevard
Newport RI 02840
Tel: 401-849-8048

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Cliff Walk passes many of Newport's most impressive mansions, including The Breakers.



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