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“THE VIEW OF A LIFETIME”
Review of Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive
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Owner description: The marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport.
Reviewed 3 July 2014

As semi locals here in Newport RI, we can not stress how magnificent Ocean Drive is from beginning to end. If you are in your car, be sure to take some time and park along Breton Point Park. People watching is great but the majestic view of natures wide open ocean front for free can never be surpassed. If you have a few extra dollars in your pocket though, be sure to head over to one of the DELLS trucks for a vintage lemon ice to enjoy as you experience the breeze from the ocean mixed with the aroma of New Englands shoreline. This is also one of the most fantastic bike rides you will ever experience. The hidden mansions along the route are simply icing on the cake.

3  Thank Joseph S
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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We took this drive when we arrived in Newport on our vacation. It was a nice introduction to the sights we would see over the next few days. We saw some beautiful ocean views and some of the beautiful houses. There is a park in the middle of the drive, where you can park your car. Otherwise there really aren't any places to pull over if you want to take a picture. I was lucky that my husband offered to drive, so I was able to enjoy the views and get some photos.

1  Thank crisr506
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Reviewed 27 June 2014

You wind around the ocean front and see beautiful homes, the natural beach area and the Newport Country club. Don't miss the Castle Hill hotel for a drink on the lawn.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

What a view! Beautiful mansions, gardens, rock formations and the ocean. My husband and I could not get enough of the views. We enjoyed getting out of the car and taking in the scenic overlooks. This was one way to appreciate all that Newport has to offer without getting blisters from walking too much. We quickly fell in love with Newport for all that it had to offer in a short amount of time. You can pull off the side of the road and lay on some large rocks to take in the ocean waves and some sun, or you can pay to park and enjoy the a beach with lifeguards, bathrooms and great restaurants. Loved those lobster rolls in the Easton Beach Bar in the rotunda.

1  Thank karesp52
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Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

The short drive is just gorgeous! Be prepared to stop and take a lot of pictures. There are some state parks you can stop at. This allows you to spend as much time as you want on the drive...you can stay and have a picnic, watch the water, etc...or, you can simply enjoy the view from the car.

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