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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

RENTAL CARS

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
Email: rental@hayesford.com

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        
rct@kingcon.com

TRUCK RENTALS

U-Haul 
Route 105 • Newport, VT 05855
Website
802-334-6567

AIR TRANSPORTATION

NORTHEAST KINGDOM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (EFK)

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

CANOE/KAYAK RENTALS

Clyde River Recreation

Quality Old Town canoes & kayaks
Affordable pricing
Shuttle van
802-895-4333
clyderiverrecreation@comcast.net

MARINAS/DOCKS

Newport City Dock

Open May - October. Seasonal Slips. Moorings. Transient Docking. Fuel. Pump-outs.
84 Fyfe Drive | Newport, VT 05855
(802) 334-5726 or (802) 334-6345

Newport Marine Services

Docks for rent, Pontoon Boat rental, Stern Drive, Repair & Rebuilding, Outboard, Large Parts Inventory, Available for Emergency Repairs
Farrants Point \ Newport VT 05855
(802) 334-5911

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
802-334-2340