Planning a trip to the beaches of Newport, Rhode Island? Look no further than our boutique seaside Inn. Rhea's Inn By the Sea is the perfect combination of charm, modern service and a great location. Just steps from the beach and 2 miles from Downtown Newport, we’re centrally located from speciality shops, great food, historic homes and entertainment for guests of all ages.
Rhea's Inn By the Sea Staff team would be more than happy to point you in the direction of your next adventure or destination! But to help you get started, we’ve put together a list of Must-See, Have-to-Do, Can’t-Miss attractions.
Synonymous with our area of Rhode Island are the Newport Mansions. During the historic Gilded Age, the country’s wealthiest families flocked to Newport’s “city-by-the-sea” environment. A summer playground for the rich, the mansions are preserved today for tourists to explore.
Grab breakfast, put on your walking shoes and bring the kids along too! The Cliff Walk in Newport, Rhode Island is a breathtaking 3.5 mile path that combines the beauty of Newport’s stunning coastline with the architectural beauty of the Gilded Age mansions that look onto the waterfront.
There’s nothing better than a piping hot cup of coffee in the morning as you watch the sunrise over the water. Or enjoy the company of friends and family as you dive into a mouth-watering meal of fresh seafood. From Waterfront restaurants to wineries, farmers markets, quaint bakeries and coffee shops like Rhea's Café, you’ll never go hungry in Newport.
Along with speciality Foodie Tours, if you’re lucky enough to be in town the first week of November, you’ll be able to partake in Newport Restaurant Week! A nationwide movement, Newport Restaurant Week is an annual event where dining spots around town offer extraordinary three-course prix fix lunches and dinners!