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  • Newport, Rhode Island Easton's Beach

Easton's Beach Newport, RI: Swimming, Carousel, and Volleyball

Relax, play, swim, and enjoy the best lobster rolls in New England on Easton's Beach. Newport's most popular beach is filled with fun things to do like surfing, swimming, volleyball, or taking the kids for a ride on the 1950's carousel and to the kiddie playground. Visit Save the Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium or get amped for the Newport Polar Bear Plunge. Pick up all the necessary sundries at the beach store and head to the snack bar for dining a la fresco. Often referred to as "First Beach," Easton's is right at the beginning of the iconic Newport Cliff Walk. Feel free to bring your dog for a nice walk or run along the coast.



Parking fee: $10 weekdays, $20 weekends/holidays.


Open daily from 9 am to 9 pm.


  • Rhode Races Full and Half Marathon
  • Newport Winter Festival
  • Newport Polar Bear Plunge


  • Swimming
  • Carousel
  • Covered Picnic Pavilion
  • Snack Bar
  • Amateur Volleyball Tournaments
  • Stores
  • Summer Concerts
  • Children's Playground
  • Skateboard Park



  • Where can I park near Easton’s Beach?

    There is plenty of parking at Easton's Beach for both residents and non-residents. Parking hours are from 9 am to 9 pm on weekdays, and 8 am to 9 pm on weekends. Non-residents pay $10 on weekdays and $20 on weekends or holidays. Parking lots fill up fast on holiday weekends, so come early to ensure a spot.
  • Are there bath houses at Easton’s Beach?

    Yes, there are 226 bath houses along Easton's Beach that can be rented out for the season. Store all your beach necessities, like chairs, umbrellas, surf boards, towels, and sundries for all your beach excursions. Bath House typically feature a lockable interior door for quick changes, a sitting bench, and a shelf. Guests may use the communal shower and restroom during their stay.

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