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Thames Street

Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Great street for a stroll and some shopping

After walking around the historic district of Newport make your way to Thames Street where you will... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Spent a week in Newport RI enjoying the shops on Thames Street

We spent a week of our vacation in Newport. Many an afternoon was spent visiting the shops along... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
John C
Destin, Florida
via mobile
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping” (21 reviews)
“cute shops” (16 reviews)
“window shopping” (13 reviews)
Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-374-2553
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

After walking around the historic district of Newport make your way to Thames Street where you will find all kinds of small shops and restaurants/bars etc. It is also close to the port and wharf so you could easily spend a few hours walking, sightseeing...More

Thank ArryAwk
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We spent a week of our vacation in Newport. Many an afternoon was spent visiting the shops along Thames Street. There is something for everyone here.

Thank John C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Definitely take a leisurely stroll down Thames street. It's so relaxing and some really great shops that will occupy you for at least a couple of hours. If you're in newport then you absolutely must take a walk down this street. They also have many...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 30 September 2017

If you want to find a restaurant or shop for that special souvenir, then Thames Street is the place to be. My favorite shop was Thames Street Glass. The only reason I did not give it a perfect score is the parkings. There is limited...More

Thank moose444
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Food and drink locations never stopped. Narrow side walks so expected to be pushed into the street by some of the jerks to be encountered. Its the north y'all know.

Thank Silvergoat
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

ChezShell is a fabulous shop with lots of different items to choose from.I found a great dress, a wonderful striped New England nautical sweater and a hand made gem necklace ! Very affordable and always fun. I never know what I 'll find there. My...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 26 September 2017

There's lots of shops and plenty of restaurants and bars to stop in and have a cocktail or some clams! Quaint little shops with New England goodies.

Thank UsaBratrat
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

MOST enjoyable way to walk my daily 3-4 mile required activity. Excellent pit stops with shops for my wife to explore the jewelry and clothing items ... With additional rest stops for refreshments.

Thank EandVic Y
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place to take a walk, shop, eat and sightsee. It is one of the main streets in Newport, so a must see.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Thames Street in Newport, Rhode Island, isn't as celebrated as nearby Bellevue Avenue, which features some of the most extravagant Gilded Age mansions in the country, but it is a historic street that is one of the most continuously used streets in the state. Officially...More

Thank Taylor B
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Erin F
17 May 2017|
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Response from donnaa855 | Reviewed this property |
I'm usually in Newport off season. But my son lives there all summer he says....restaurants and bars usually close by 1am. The small shops usually close down between 8-9pm. Have a fun time in August!! It's also the right... More
9 February 2017|
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Response from Larry B | Reviewed this property |
When we were there in Jan., a number of smaller shops had signs the read something like "Closed for the Season" (don't know when the season ends) or more specifically "See You in April". Quite a few just said something like... More
10 October 2016|
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Response from beachbum243 | Reviewed this property |
Parking on side streets is free if you get there early. Lot parking on season runs $10.00, off season you can park there for free. Meter parking is available on Thames St. Small cars are best, as this is a tight fit and... More