Getting Around Newport
The beauty of Newport is that our downtown is a walkable downtown that's mere steps to breathtaking Lake Memphremagog. Walk to our many diverse restaurants and taverns, stay overnight at a Bed and Breakfast, peruse the books and free Wi-Fi at Goodrich Memorial Library, shop at The Pick & Shovel and other downtown shops. You'll also find contact information on ATV use on our streets, taxis, rental cars, the RCT Shuttle, airport, marinas and boating below:
ATV ROAD ACCESS
The City of Newport passed an ATV Ordinance that allows ATV's to ride on certain Newport City streets commencing May 15, 2020. We welcome you to our beautiful downtown and look forward to serving you with our excellent customer service and wonderful offerings. We are open for business so please shop local and enjoy our top notch restaurants. We ask that you follow all COVID-19 Work Smart/Stay Safe Orders during your visit. For more information on all the local trails download the P.O.L.A.R.I.S. Ride Command App from the Apple App Store. It has the updated map of all the trails, trailheads and connecting routes for the area.
ATVs are allowed to ride on certain Newport City Streets commencing May 15, 2020, as follows:
SECTION IV. TOWN HIGHWAYS OPENED. The following Town Highways shall be open to ATV traffic in both directions: ([Road name] from (street address/intersection) to (street address/intersection).
A. Highland Ave to Third St., Third St. to Main St., Main St. over the Veterans Memorial Bridge to access the Glenn Road, and to access Western Ave.
B. Western Ave to access East Main as far as the intersection of East Main and Sias Ave.
C. Main St. to the Causeway to include Union St. to access the Public Works Garage for a Trail Head,
D. Union St. to Lake St.,
E. Main St. to Coventry St to allow access to a Trail Head at the Recycling Center.
F. From the Causeway up East Main St. as far as the intersection of Sias Ave and Western Avenue.
Additional regulations include ATV operators possessing a valid driver's license in order to operate on town highways; All ATV operators are expected to adhere to all posted signs, including speed limits, and wearing a U.S. Department of Transportation approved helmet, unless their ATV vehicle is equipped with seat belts and those seat belts are in use. Any ATV operating on permitted town highways must have at least one working headlight, tail light and brakes, as well as a muffler and exhaust system that keeps the vehicle's maximum noise output below 82 decibels from 50 feet away.
For your convenience the ATV Ordinance is here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FEnUS847lLkns-yVKMLalSUfMWOnXgL6/view?usp=sharing. The Ordinance went into effect on December 20, 2019
Hayes Ford - Daily and Weekly rental rates available.
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Telephone: (802)334-6587 or Toll Free: (800)649-4770
RCT Shuttle for local transportation needs
The RCT (Rural Community Transportation) Shuttle buses make it convenient for you to shop The Northeast Kingdom. Take the Highlander Shuttle from Newport to Derby Line, the Northern Lights to explore Troy or the Lowell Shopper line to see all the great communities surrounding Newport.
Rural Community Transportation
1734 Crawford Farm Road
Newport, VT 05855
TEL: 802-334-0243 TTY: 711
Route 105 • Newport, VT 05855
The Northeast Kingdom International Airport is located five miles south of downtown Newport, Vermont. The airport is a great place to land and it is within 25 minutes of Jay Peak Resort and Burke Mountain Resort & Kingdom Trails. After you land you can be in downtown Newport to enjoy a true farm-to-table experience at one of our 10 restaurants or shop for what you need at Newport's own general store The Pick & Shovel. Click here for video about the Northeast Kingdom International Airport.
Lakeview Aviation provides flight instruction, aircraft rental, fuel, service and maintenance.
Daniel Gauvin FBO Owner/Operator
802-334-5001 or 802-673-8935 (cell)
Heritage Aviation | Based at Burlington International Airport (BTV) you can charter flights to and/or from Northeast Kingdom International Airport (EFK)
228 Aviation Avenue
South Burlington, VT 05403, USA
(877) 326-5288 or (802) 863-3626
MARINE TRANSPORTATION AND RECREATION
Quality Old Town canoes & kayaks
Open May - October. Seasonal Slips. Moorings. Transient Docking. Fuel. Pump-outs.
84 Fyfe Drive | Newport, VT 05855
(802) 334-5726 or (802) 334-6345
Docks for rent, Pontoon Boat rental, Stern Drive, Repair & Rebuilding, Outboard, Large Parts Inventory, Available for Emergency Repairs
Farrants Point \ Newport VT 05855
The Marina at East Side
If you're looking for peace, tranquility and open sailing, Lake Memphremagog is the place to launch. The 27-mile long lake extends into Canada, boasting mountain vistas, great fishing and open water for family recreation. The marina located at East Side offers seasonal, monthly, weekly and overnight rentals that include private bathroom and shower facilities. The 54 ship docking system includes water and electricity hook-up and security gate with 24 hour access.
47 Landing St. | Newport, VT 05855