Best Cruise Excursions in Newport, RI

Sailboats On The Background Of The Sunset Over The Sea

As a big harbor city, Newport, RI is the perfect place to visit this season. Book your stay right downtown along the water at Hammetts Hotel, and sail away the weekend with ease. With multiple different types of boat excursions and cruises departing from the area, you’ll be able to relax and unwind as you enjoy a beautiful day on the water. Let’s take a look at some of the best cruises in Newport, RI.   

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Champagne Sunset Cruise on the Narragansett Bay

This Champagne Sunset Sail is perfect for a romantic evening or a group of friends looking to have a great time on the sea. It lasts up to two hours and includes complimentary champagne and beer. Watch the sky bloom with color as the sun descends on the horizon of the Narragansett Bay

Harbor Cruise 

Choose from a relaxing tour or a private charter around the harbor for views of the Newport Mansions, Newport Coast, and the Narragansett Bay. An hour on the water allows you to learn about notable landmarks such as the Newport Bridge, Rose Island Lighthouse, and Fort Adams from a knowledgeable tour guide. You’ll be a Newport expert by the end of this excursion. 

Booze Cruise 

Wake up in the best way! If you’re interested in getting a little wild while you learn about the plethora of historic lighthouses in the area, check out the Rum Runner II’s Lighthouses & Mimosas Cruise. This 75-minute morning cruise explores the lighthouses in the southern end of Narragansett Bay and includes mimosas, madeleines, and bottled water. 

Or, opt in for the 60-minute Smugglers Cocktail Cruise later in the day for a leisurely ride in the Newport Harbor and around the Castle Hill area. Rum punch, beer, hard cider, and bottled water are included. 

Newport Fishing Charter 

Explore the Rhode Island Sound or Narragansett Bay while deep sea fishing for striped bass, bluefish, tautog, sea bass, and more! With family-friendly charters, as well as options for more dedicated and advanced fishermen and women, you’re able to find the perfect trip for your group. Partaking in a rewarding activity with a view is the best way to spend your day. 


Cruise Into the Weekend at Hammetts Hotel 

Water lovers, it’s time to book your stay at Hammetts Hotel for this season. With a Newport, RI cruise on the books, all that’s left to secure our waterfront accommodations. Happy sailing!