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Thames Street

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Address: Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number:
4013742553
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Popular Newport street filled with many shops.

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Fun shopping and eating district

Nice shopping for locals and visitors. During the Christmas season, shops close at 5 pm, so it's daytime only, but the Christmas lights were gorgeous in town and the restaurants... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Itsallabouttheson
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice shopping for locals and visitors. During the Christmas season, shops close at 5 pm, so it's daytime only, but the Christmas lights were gorgeous in town and the restaurants are great.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

If you can, stroll leisurely on Thames. Some houses on Thames are museums and open to the public, but it is also interesting to walk along and look at the architecture here and the side streets. There are of course many shops and boutiques along the way, and several restaurants.

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Love Thames St. Very cool stores, old houses and landmarks. Bought a few things including popcorn that is sold in every flavor under the sun and delicious.

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Thank robertarubinremember
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

loved walking the street and checking out the small shops! amazing local flare bleeds into everything! some were a bit overpriced and some seemed to be consumed by "tourism" overall a fun thing to do... get chilly and windy, best on a warm day

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Loudon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Thames St. had the stores that you wanted. Everything from art work to your choice of restaurants all within walking distance.

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Rocky Point, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I always love visiting the many shops along Thames (pronounced like "James" here) Street. There are quaint little shops with friendly owners/staff and plenty of places to eat and drink, especially Brick Alley Pub. Thames Street is quite long so there's plenty to see, shop, eat.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

On any day, warm or cold this is a lovely little walk. You can meander through all the little shops and cafe's along your way. You could spend hours here with all there is to see!

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited after some places closed for the season so we did a lot of window shopping. This is a great town and I hope to come back again when more places are open.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great choice of quality shops rather than chains / tatt (British word for junk ie ornaments, junk, garbage, trash, useless items)

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I enjoyed walking from one side of the town to the other. It's such a nice street with shops and restaurants. Some of the house you will pass by have been a round for a very long time. Some of there are very nice and well kept.

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