When we say "GENUINE BY NATURE" we mean we're genuinely looking forward to welcoming you on your next visit to Newport; we have hospitality to spare. As you walk along Newport's historic Main Street with unique stores and restaurants you'll see majestic views of international Lake Memphremagog. To enjoy the full panorama, walk to one of several overlooks or stroll the boardwalk at the water's edge. Keep an eye out for historic plaques along the way.
Discover why downtown Newport is a culinary destination. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at cafés and restaurants offering farm-to-table fresh food and locally made specialties! Explore Vermont's only Tasting Center where you'll find a baker, maple syrup maker as well as a bar & grill and a Vermont-made spirits tasting bar. Learn more about our “FRESH BY NATURE” program and the farms that supply our local restaurants for their signature dishes.
Local merchants offer a variety of goods and services from hardware, to children's games and toys, books and WiFi to health food, groceries, jewelry, fine clothing, and handmade Vermont arts and crafts.
There's plenty to see and do in Newport, from shopping to dining to family adventures. Consider a weekend getaway in Newport! Overnight accommodations range from charming B&B's to conveniently located Inns to waterfront campgrounds.
What's there to do in Newport, Vermont?
Arts and Culture. Attractions. Dining. Recreation. Shopping.
Newport. Genuine by Nature.
When traveling in the Northeast Kingdom rest assured you’ll find just what you need in Downtown Newport. The city offers quiet beauty and an abundance of opportunities for a unique and genuine small-town experience. Newport is just south of the border from the Eastern Townships in Québec, Canada.
Newport. Active by Nature.
Fly-in. Ship-out. In the summer, you can take a lake cruise on The Northern Star, sail, kayak, swim, canoe and bicycle to and across the Canadian border. In the winter, consider ice-fishing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing and ice and snow sailing. In less than an hour you can be downhill skiing or mushing a dog-sled team. You can fly private aircraft into the Northeast Kingdom International Airport (EFK); only 4 miles from downtown.
Newport. Fresh by Nature.
Delicious. Diverse. Downtown.
The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center... the only tasting center in the state of Vermont... is located on Main Street in downtown Newport. You'll find the Eden Ice Cider cidery downstairs, and on the main floor: the Tasting Bar, Newport Ciderhouse Bar and Grill, Jocelyn & Cinta's Bake Shop and Maple Shop.