Newport Warnings and Dangers

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    My wife navigating the 40 steps
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  • 1. Cliff Walk

    When we lived in Rhode Island, the Cliff Walk was closed because parts of it were crumbling off into the sea. The 1938 and 1954 hurricanes had destroyed part of the cliffs and there were some unsafe...

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  • 2. Sidewalks

    The sidewalks here are horrible They should bulldoze them all and start new. Most streets have bushes pushing into the small sidewalk area forcing you out onto the street. The surface of the sidewalks...

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  • 3. Parking Enforcement

    When Newport is crowded, parking can be difficult to find. If you find a spot, mind the rules to avoid a ticket. There are parking areas at many of the mansions, the wharf area and near the cliff...

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  • 4. Drinking and Driving

    DON'T DRINK AND DRIVE...This is serious folks. Some people just don't understand how serious it is to drink and drive. The person doing the drinking and driving usually survives an accident, killing...

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  • 5. It is so great here

    I don't ever want to leave. There is something about this town I just like. Never have been able to willingly leave. The Mansions. The history. The water. My...

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  • 6. Traffic and crowds

    While Newport is a fascinating town, with tons of things to see and do, it can also get extremely crowded in the summer. Traffic and parking can become...

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