|Newport, Rhode Island is an ideal vacation spot -- whatever time of year you visit. In addition to its eternally popular summer season, more and more visitors are discovering the pleasures of Newport’s off-season. Credit this to the region’s rich history, spectacular natural beauty, diverse arts communities, and cultural events.
The moderate climate of Newport, RI and its closeness to some of the East Coast’s major cities also play an important role in Newport, Rhode Island's popularity as a year-round getaway destination.|
High Season - Memorial Day through Labor Day is high season in Newport RI. You can expect great beach and boating weather -- and all the makings of a quintessential summer getaway. Do however, also expect crowds and prices to be high as well.
Shoulder Season - Spring and fall are great seasons to visit Newport, Rhode Island - with lower rates at area hotels, inns, and restaurants. You’ll experience ideal weather for many outdoor activities including boating, bicycling, walking and more! In addition, these are perfect seasons to experience Newport’s historical attractions, events, art galleries, shops and boutiques.
Low Season - The holiday season is a magical time to visit Newport, Rhode Island -- with festivities at several of the Newport, RI mansions and throughout Newport County. Although several shops, restaurants and hotels close during the winter, many stay open and offer the perfect backdrop for a romantic or relaxing getaway (with rates at usually half of peak season).
Newport RI Weather
Find information on Newport, Rhode Island current weather conditions and forecasts. Our Newport, Rhode Island Travel Planner also includes average highs, lows and precipitation by month so that you can get an overview of weather conditions at different times of the year. More Details >
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Newport RI Events Calendar
Newport, Rhode Island boasts an impressive selection of special events, celebrations and activities throughout the year. Our Newport, Rhode Island Travel Planner provides a helpful link to the Newport County Convention and Visitor's Bureau calendar of events. More Details >