Newsday Online listed Newport and Hotel Viking as a top weekend getaway every New Yorker should take. Here are a few reasons why we agree!
There is always something to do
Hotel Viking is located in the heart of downtown Newport, so there is plenty to do no matter the time of year.
Even during the winter months, you can tour some of the beautiful mansions along historic Bellevue Avenue. The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House are open year-round, with several more of the properties opening in early spring.
You may also choose to spend your day at one of the many beaches along Newport’s coast, or if you’re feeling adventurous, explore the 3.5-mile Cliff Walk along the eastern shore. These breathtaking areas are accessible all year long, and you’re definitely encouraged to bring a camera!
There are plenty of sites to see
Thanks to our friends at Newport Helicopters Tours, you can take in the best views that Newport has to offer. With Hotel Viking’s “Newport From Above” Package, experience a private tour with captivating views of Aquidneck Island, Rose Island, Jamestown, the Newport Mansions and the striking Newport Pell Bridge as part of your stay with us.
Also among the most popular attractions is the 10-mile Ocean Drive. This winding road boasts beautiful homes, quiet coves and perfect picnicking spots. Whether you’re driving, biking or walking, you can make a whole day out of hunting for your dream house, fishing, swimming and more.
It’s the perfect place to relax
It’s no secret that Newport is a bustling place. However, this area also makes for the perfect getaway when you simply want to relax and take a break from your busy routine. Schedule a treatment at Spa Fjor, enjoy our indoor pool, Jacuzzi and fitness center. You can also dine in the hotel at our restaurant, One Bellevue, or utilize our room service menu and let us bring your meal to you.
Explore the gorgeous coast, tour the stunning former “summer cottages” of America’s richest, encounter a new perspective, relax with room service and a spa treatment – no matter what you decide to do during your stay, Newport has a little of everything, making it a top weekend getaway.