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What you should know about Middletown

Just 10 minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Newport, Middletown is a quaint, unspoiled Rhode Island coastal town with a friendly community that offers seaside amenities. A vacation in Newport’s Middletown delivers scenic views, white sandy beaches, harbor-front shopping and dining, historic sites, and Bellevue Avenue’s famous summer cottages. Middletown is the perfect peaceful retreat for older travelers wanting gentle outdoor adventure. And the area’s award-winning vineyards are a draw for those fascinated by how wine is produced, as well as visitors who enjoy sampling a glass.

Hotels in Middletown

Hotels in Middletown vary from mid-range familiar chains to comfortable 3-star inns. The Residence Inn by Marriott and the Homewood Suites by Hilton are both Middletown hotels in central locations that offer clean and comfortable suites with fully equipped kitchens and amenities that include swimming pools, free WiFi, and complimentary breakfast. The Hampton Inn & Suites offers modern Middletown accommodation, just 5 minutes’ drive from Newport. The Inn offers stylish and well-equipped suites with microwaves, mini-fridges, free WiFi, and amenities that include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Things to do in Newport

Take to the skies on a helicopter ride for breathtaking views of Newport’s waterfront mansions, beaches, and wineries, or spend a leisurely day at Sauchest Beach. This pretty nature spot features sand dunes, stunning ocean views, and calm seas. The nearby Sauchest Point National Wildlife Refuge is the perfect place for hiking. Explore the 242 acres of wilderness that are home to migratory birds, cottontail rabbits, and diving ducks. It’s a great place for ocean views along panoramic hiking trails in a peaceful wildlife nature reserve. Full of activities, it’s easy to spend an enjoyable few hours exploring the Aquidneck Island, strolling along the Sakonnet Greenway Trail and dining in the island’s upscale restaurant. Or why not grab a light lunch from the deli and bakery before joining a behind-the-scenes tour of the New England wineries and tasting a selection of the area’s award-winning fine wines.

Good for older travelers

Middletown is the ideal location to discover Rhode Island, Newport and its surrounding areas. Whether you’re interested in immersing yourself in nature and wilderness, lounging on beaches, rambling along scenic footpaths, or sipping New England’s acclaimed wines from the first-class wineries, Middletown is an ideal getaway for older travelers who love the great outdoors. A 10-minute drive from the center of picturesque Newport, its beaches, waterfront restaurants, and the famed summer cottages, the great Middletown hotel deals available ensure your dollar will stretch further so you can enjoy relaxing in an area that’s easily accessible to all of the fun activities and entertainment of the surrounding districts.

How to get to Middletown

Between Newport and Portsmouth, Middletown is on Aquidneck Island, conveniently located in the heart of New England. It takes 45 minutes to travel to Middletown by car from Providence's T.F. Green Airport, and 1 hour and 18 minutes from Boston Logan International Airport. The former serves domestic flights only, and the latter is a hub for international flights. While there are a number of public transportation options from the airport, driving around Middletown and taking in the breathtaking views is not only a pleasure, but strongly advised, particularly if you want to take advantage of the close proximity of picturesque Newport and all it has to offer.