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NMEA 2015 Newport and Beyond
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Seeing the sights

Discover New England

New England, known as the birthplace of America, is filled with rich history, cultural attractions, fascinating cities, scenic villages, and outdoor adventures at every turn. Discover white sand beaches, and lighthouses, expansive lakes, panoramic mountain views, and dockside restaurants with delicious seafood chowder, lobster, and blueberry pie.

In New England, you'll find a wealth of diverse travel experiences within just a few hours drive of Boston's Logan International Airport or T.F. Green Airport in RI. Discover why visitors travel back to New England again and again. Learn more about some of the best sightseeing in New England here >


Discover Newport

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, RI, located 23 miles south of Providence, and 61 miles south of Boston.  Newport is known as a New England summer resort and for the famous Newport Mansions. It is the home of Salve Regina University and Naval Station Newport which houses the United States Naval War College, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, and a major United States Navy training center. A major 18th-century port city, Newport now contains among the highest number of surviving colonial buildings of any city in the United States.


To explore this exceptional town during the conference, you need not go further than for information on where to eat, where to shop and things to do and see!


In town for the 4th of July?

Visit the website for links to local events as they become available.

Bristol ParadeBristol, RI, is located 20 minutes north of Newport and is home to the oldest continuous 4th of July celebration in the country. Check out these websites for information on the parade, as well as things to do and see in the lovely town of Bristol: 

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