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“Newport at its best.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bannister's Wharf

Bannister's Wharf
Ranked #3 of 46 Shopping in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: What used to be the center of Newport's commercial seaport in the colonial days, is now the hub of Newport's harbor side shopping and dining, where you can find eclectic boutiques, sophisticated and casual restaurants side by side and cozy waterfront rooms.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Newport at its best.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2012

Love the shopping, outdoor bars and New England vibe.

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Jamestown, Rhode Island
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101 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“A trendy tourist waterfront”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2012

This waterfront was once a downtrodden part of Newport that has been revitalized into a tourist attraction with many unique shops. The summer crowds are heavy and some tourism continues into the fall and winter. This was the home of the America's Cup races and is still a starting point for some trans-Atlantic races. Restaurants and shops abound. Parking is VERY scarce. Police presence is plentiful and good and it is a safe place. Night life is abundant. There are many waterfront festivals such as Irish, German and the Newport Boat Show.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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137 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“The Funnest Spot in Town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2012

People watching...eating...shoppIng...boating...." the events, all season".......don't miss it.......day or night......just don't miss it..

Visited October 2011
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Syracuse, New York
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369 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 828 helpful votes
“Interesting and eclectic mix of shops!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2011

Shopping at its best. You could get lost in some of these unique stores. Seems as if time has slipped away. Very relaxing.

Visited December 2011
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Saratoga Springs, NY
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Shopping”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2011

I love the view, the shops are unique and there are great restaurants down on pier.

Visited November 2011
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Thank Cheryl K
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