Free maps are distributed at the Convention and Visitor’s
Bureau: 23 America's Cup Avenue,
Newport, RI 02840 401-849-8048
FROM THE VISITOR CENTER'S
PARKING LOT TO:
America’s Cup Avenue: Turn right out of the parking lot. At the
traffic light take a right onto America's Cup Avenue heading south
toward downtown Newport.
FROM AMERICA'S CUP AVENUE
Touro Synagogue: Turn left at the first traffic light on
America’s Cup Avenue onto Marlborough Street which runs between the
baseball park and the fire station. Take a right at the first stop sign
onto Thames Street, then a left at the traffic light onto Touro Street.
On your left will be Eisenhower Park and movie theaters on the right.
The Synagogue is located on the left after following Touro Street
through the next traffic light.
International Tennis Hall of Fame: Follow directions for Touro
Synagogue. Touro Street ends at the first traffic light after the
Synagogue. Bearing right at the light begins Bellevue Avenue, which
leads past the Newport Art Museum on the left and the Old Stone Mill on
the right. Proceed through the next traffic light (intersection of
Memorial Boulevard and Bellevue Avenue) and the Tennis Hall of Fame is
on the left with the Bellevue Shopping Center on the right.
Newport Mansions: Follow directions for the Tennis Hall of Fame,
which is located on Bellevue Avenue. Almost all of the mansions are
found on this avenue. The Breakers Mansion can be reached by taking a
left off of Bellevue Avenue onto Ruggles Avenue, the fifth street after
the traffic light at the intersection of Bellevue Avenue and
Narragansett Avenue. Continuing on Bellevue Avenue leads to scenic Ocean
Alternate route to mansions: Follow America's Cup Avenue to the
center of town where Bowen's and Bannister's Wharf are on the right-hand
side. At the traffic light immediately after the statue of a wave found
on the right, is the intersection of America’s Cup Avenue, Memorial
Boulevard, and Thames Street. Continue straight up the hill and
America’s Cup Avenue becomes Memorial Boulevard. Saint Mary's Church
is on the right and the traffic light at the top of the hill is the
intersection with Bellevue Avenue. Turn right onto Bellevue Avenue and
the mansions begin after the Tennis Hall of Fame, which is on the left.
Bellevue Avenue leads to the scenic Ocean Drive.
Alternate route to mansions: Continue south on America's Cup
Avenue in the right hand lane towards downtown. At the traffic light at
the intersection of America's Cup Avenue, Thames Street and Memorial
Boulevard, turn right onto Thames Street just after the statue of the
wave on the right. Continue on Thames Street to the first stop sign at
the intersection with Narragansett Avenue. Turn left onto Narragansett
Avenue and follow to the traffic light at the intersection with Bellevue
Avenue. The Tennis Hall of Fame is a left onto Bellevue Avenue and the
mansions are to the left and right. Taking a right and following
Bellevue Avenue leads to Ocean Drive.
The Cliff Walk: Continue south on America's Cup Avenue toward
downtown. Stay in the left-hand lane and continue through the
intersection of America’s Cup Avenue and Thames Street where the road
becomes Memorial Boulevard (just after the statue of the wave). Travel
up Memorial Boulevard through two traffic lights and across Bellevue
Avenue. The entrance to the Cliff Walk is on the right just behind the
Cliff Walk Manor. Easton’s Beach (First Beach) is on the right after
the entrance to the Cliff Walk.
Ocean Drive: In the right-hand lane, follow America's Cup Avenue
toward downtown to the traffic light at the intersection of America's
Cup Avenue and Thames Street (just after the statue of the wave on the
right). Turn right onto Thames Street and then bear right onto
Wellington Avenue (just across from a Shell gas station on the left-hand
side). Continue on to Ocean Drive by taking a right at both of the next
two stop signs. Ocean Drive runs past Fort Adams State Park, Hammersmith
Farm, Brenton Point State Park, Gooseberry, Hazard, and Bailey's
Beaches, and ends on Bellevue Avenue, which leads to the mansions, The
Tennis Hall of Fame and the downtown area.
Alternate route to Ocean Drive: See: Directions To and Alternate
Routes for Mansions.