Newport Rhode Island- July 4th 2012

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#2
8 Posts
Joined Jun 2011
Everything will be open. It is prime tourist time in Newport. It is a great town. There is a whole street lined with shops and shops along all of the wharfs ( is wharfs the right word, or wharves. Lol). There are also a lot of restaurants. I believe there is also a trolley that takes people to the mansions. In front of the mansions is an incredible cliff walk. And, Newport has a great firework show on the 4th. Let me know if you need anymore info--I am from RI. You will love Newport. It is a beautiful town!!
#3
Windsor Locks, CT
6,448 Posts
Joined Jul 2003
Since your question is not specifically about the cruise line but a port of call on your cruise, it S/H/B asked at the Ports of Call board, New England forum here: http://boards.cruisecritic.com/forumdisplay.php?f=20

But the answer to your question - just about everything. Do you have a question on an activity?



SBtS
#4
Charlotte, NC
94 Posts
Joined May 2007
Thanks- extremely helpful information- thanks also for quick response and cannot wait to visit beautiful Rhode Island!
#5
Windsor Locks, CT
6,448 Posts
Joined Jul 2003
Christineandliv wrote: ....Newport has a great firework show on the 4th....

Unfortunately, most, if not all, cruise ships are not in port long enough to enjoy the 4th of July fireworks.


SBtS
#6
Where the Sound meets the Sea CT
856 Posts
Joined Dec 2009
Everything is open on 4 July, and yes Sail is corrct that you prpbably wont be in port long enough to see the fireworks show...although on more than one occasion a special cruise line brought there ship here to watch the fireworks show....
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