Newport Cliff Walk

The Newport Cliff Walk is a 3 1/2 mile path along the coast that offer wonderful view of some of the Gilded Age mansions as well as the wild and rocky Atlantic coast. Alex and I actually did the Cliff Walk in 2005 but I had been wanting to go again (for quite a while actually) to experience the beauty of the coastline and the views of the gardens and houses. The first half is paved and very well-maintained, with the last section crossing rocks and rougher terrain. There are a few tunnels as well that allow you to pass under private property. The morning we went was bright and cloudy but we got a bit rained on during the return trip. Fortunately we had planned on doing the (mostly) indoor tours of the mansions in the afternoon so our timing was pretty good.

View of Easton Beach from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

View of Easton Beach from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Path off the Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Path off the Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Ochre Court, as seen from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Ochre Court, as seen from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

The Breakers, as seen from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

The Breakers, as seen from Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Views near Ochre Court, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Views near Ochre Court, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk near Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk near Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocky shore below, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocky shore below, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocky beach on Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocky beach on Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocks, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Rocks, Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Alex and I on Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

Alex and I on Cliff Walk, Newport, Rhode Island

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