Best Beaches In & Around Newport

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  • 1. Easton's Beach

    Easton's Beach
    Gary Brownell

    Travel time from Newport: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 2. Horseneck Beach

    Horseneck Beach
    LEONARDO DASILVA

    Travel time from Newport: approx 0.5 hrs

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  • 3. Moshup Beach

    Moshup Beach
    C. S. Imming

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

    Located on the exclusive barrier island of Martha's Vineyard, Moshup Beach aka Aquinnah Public Beach is a gem. It's also known as Gay Head or referred to by locals as "the cliffs beach" as that's what it is.

    The cliffs are multicolored providing a stunning and dramatic backdrop to the beach. These cliffs are so special they are a National Landmark and are owned and protected by the Wampanoag Tribe of… read more »

  • 4. Lucy Vincent Beach

    Lucy Vincent Beach
    N. Friedler

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

    Located near Chilmark on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Lucy Vincent beach is a beautiful stretch of golden sand that runs along the Atlantic coast. Sadly, unless you are a resident or renting a house in town, you cannot access this beach from June 1 through September 15. Beach passes are required during that time.

    The beach was originally owned by the town librarian, Lucy Vincent, and upon her death… read more »

  • 5. Mohegan Bluffs Beach

    Mohegan Bluffs Beach
    JJBers

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

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  • 6. Gay Head Town Beach

    Gay Head Town Beach

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

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  • 7. Misquamicut State Beach

    Misquamicut State Beach
    © Juliancolton

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

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  • 8. East Beach

    East Beach
    © Juliancolton

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

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  • 9. Menemsha Beach

    Menemsha Beach
    N. Friedler

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

    Located on the exclusive island of Martha's Vineyard, Menemsha Beach is northeast of Menemsha Pond between Aquinnah and Chilmark. It is home to the local US Coastguard Station and featured in the filming of Spielberg's epic movie, Jaws.

    This public beach is one of the white sandy beaches that the island is known for. It overlooks the channel of ocean known as Vineyard Sound with views to Gay Head Lighthouse and… read more »

  • 10. Joseph Sylvia State Beach

    Joseph Sylvia State Beach
    MáVëRíC

    Travel time from Newport: approx 1 hr

    This glorious Joseph Sylvia State Beach has soft white sand and shallow water and is one of the most popular public beaches on Martha's Vineyard (many of the beaches are privately owned or for residents only).

    Stretching 5 miles between Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, this easterly facing beach is on a spit, accessed across a bridge. It's a local landmark and popular for jumping off into the Nantucket Sound waters below.… read more »

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