225 years ago, on the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport, Rhode Island. Washington’s commitment to religious liberty, the involvement of people in the new democracy, and the campaign for the Bill of Rights all came together that day in Aug ..Read More
Start your Music Festivals moments with us on the waterfront! Park the car, take a boat...enjoy!
Welcome to Newport's Premiere Year-round Destination. Brick walks, granite quays, and 18th century commercial wharf buildings bring you back to Bowen's beginnings as a thriving seaport in one of the finest natural harbors in New England. Trading with all corners of the world, then and now, Bowen's Wharf is the anchor of Newport!
By car, boat, or plane, Bowen's Wharf is within reach. Arriving at Newport's premiere shopping and dining destination is remarkably easy. Our centrally located parking lot is the most convenient place for your vehicle. We also offer free dinghy tie-up for those arriving by boat, and we are a stone's throw away from the Discover Newport with shuttle and bus service to all major New England cities and airports. Cruise ship passengers arrive nearby and there is plenty of parking within minutes of our shops and restaurants.Check out the dock cam... | Download our brochure...