Best Shopping

From all the shops and stores in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best offerings. We deliver a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Newport shopping on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Best Shopping list for Newport. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

Only in Rhode Island


For a wealth of products made in the Ocean State, visit the Only in Rhode Island shop located in Newport's Long Wharf Mall. It's the ideal spot for souvenirs and gifts for friends and family. You can purchase a can of legendary Black Pearl clam...  Read More

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Bellevue Avenue is known for the palatial mansions that stand sentry along it, but it's also an outstanding shopping destination, with unique specialty shops and art galleries offering quality merchandise and one-of-a-kind works. The street...  Read More

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Shops at Long Wharf


Situated along the waterfront near Washington Square at Thames Street and America's Cup Avenue, the Shops at Long Wharf offer shoppers plenty to do. The roster of stores includes select gift shops as well as boutique clothiers and specialty food stores.

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Lower Thames Street


Head for the lower part of Thames Street if you're looking for a wide range of shops intermingled with plenty of dining options. From sea chests to books and specialty gift items, the ecletic and unique shops along this popular street are...  Read More

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Franklin Street


This small street offers a wealth of antique shops just waiting for treasure hunters to plumb the depths of the vintage wares they have for sale. Among the stores on Franklin, you'll find dealers of fine porcelain and china, European antiques,...  Read More

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Spring Street


If you're into antiques or simply love fine crafts, jewelry or unusual folk art, put a trip to Spring Street on your personal best list. This charming street hosts a number of shops with exclusive wares, including the ceramics at MacDowell...  Read More

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Bannister's Wharf


Situated between Old Port and Bowen's Wharf, this historic spot once served as a major hub of activity during Colonial days. Today it's still a popular destination with a blend of art galleries, boutique and specialty shops, cafes and...  Read More

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Located along America's Cup Avenue, this historic wharf offers trendy waterfront shopping and upscale dining options. Enjoy the area by traversing the brick walkways with someone special; you're sure to discover a small boutique or gallery...  Read More

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Upper Thames Street


While tooling around the lower half of this popular street, don't forget there's an upper section that holds its own as well. The district initiates at the crossing of Thames and Farewell Street (dubbed such because of the two cemeteries...  Read More

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Located at the crossroads of the popular Thames Street and America's Cup Avenue, the Brick Market Place tenders some of the best shopping venues in the city. You'll find an exclusive mix of gift shops, specialty stores and eateries. You're sure...  Read More