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Getting Here ...

DIRECTIONS FROM POINTS SOUTH (CT, NY, NJ)
Follow Route 95 North to exit 3A in Rhode Island. At the end of the exit ramp bear right onto Route 138 East. Follow this road to the intersection with Route 1 North/South (a couple of miles after passing the University of Rhode Island). At this traffic light take a left onto Route 1 North and look for the Jamestown/Newport Bridges exit on the right. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell Street. At the second traffic light take a right onto America's Cup Avenue. The first brick building on the right is the Visitor Center with Public Parking in the rear.

FROM POINTS NORTH AND BOSTON
Take Interstate 93 South out of Boston to Route 24 South. Around Fall River, MA follow Route 24 South (Fall River/Newport signs) to Route 114 South. This four-lane road is called West Main Road through the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown and once in Newport becomes a two-lane road called Broadway. Once on Broadway, the Newport Hospital is on the left, followed by the Police Station on the right. At Newport City Hall, the next landmark on the left, take a right onto Marlborough Street (follow the sign for The Visitor Center) and continue to the traffic light. At this light the Visitor Center is in front of you with Public Parking in the rear.

DIRECTIONS FROM NORTHERN RI AND NEW ENGLAND
Take Route 95 South. At the split of 95 South, about 10 miles south of Providence, Rhode Island, the two left lanes lead toward Route 4 South (North Kingstown, East Greenwich) at exit 9. Route 4 South merges into Route 1 South after the second traffic light. From Route 1 South take the exit for the Jamestown/Newport Bridges which leads to Route 138 East. The Jamestown Bridge leads to the Newport Bridge. Take the first exit off the Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and take a right at the end of the exit ramp onto Farewell Street. At the second traffic light take a right onto America's Cup Avenue. The first brick building on the right is the Visitor Center with Public Parking in the rear.

ALTERNATE ROUTE FROM POINTS NORTH, WEST & PROVIDENCE
Route 195 East may be accessed from Route 95 South in the Providence area. Follow 195 East to Route 24 South around Fall River, MA (Fall River/Newport signs) to Route 114 South. This four- lane road is called West Main Road through the towns of Portsmouth and Middletown and once in Newport becomes a two-lane road called Broadway. Once on Broadway, the Newport Hospital is on the left, followed by the Police Station on the right. At Newport City Hall, the next landmark on the left, take a right onto Marlborough Street (follow the sign for The Visitor Center) and continue to the traffic light. At this light the Visitor Center is in front of you with Public Parking in the rear.


Leaving Newport ...

POINTS SOUTH (CT, NY, NJ)
Follow America's Cup Avenue North (a left at the traffic light if leaving The Visitor Center's parking lot), which ends with a traffic light at the intersection of America's Cup Avenue and Farewell Street. Turn left onto Farewell Street, travel through the next traffic light, and the on -ramp for the Newport/Jamestown Bridges and Route 138 West is a right-hand exit. This route travels over the bridges. Route 138 West ends and puts you onto Route 1 South for a short distance. Follow signs on Route 1 South leading back to Route 138 West and to The University of Rhode Island. The entrance to 95 South is about 15 miles up Route 138 West past the University of Rhode Island.

POINTS NORTH AND EAST (BOSTON, CAPE CODE)
Follow America's Cup Avenue North (a left at the traffic light if leaving The Visitor Center's parking lot), which ends with a traffic light at the intersection of America's Cup Avenue and Farewell Street. Turn left onto Farewell Street and follow until this road ends at the traffic light in front of Grand Jai Alai. Take a left at this light onto Route 138 (Admiral Kalbfus Road) and follow to the 2nd traffic light. At this traffic light take a left onto Route 114 (West Main Road) and follow to the end of the island. Follow signs to Route 24 North, which leads to 195 East toward Cape Cod, or remain on 24 North towards Boston.

POINTS NORTH (PROVIDENCE AND NEW ENGLAND)
Follow America's Cup Avenue North (a left at the traffic light if leaving The Visitor Center's parking lot), which ends with a traffic light at the intersection of America's Cup Avenue and Farewell Street. Turn left onto Farewell Street, travel through the next traffic light, and the on -ramp for the Newport/Jamestown Bridges and Route 138 West is a right-hand exit. This route travels over the bridges. Take the right-hand exit off 138 West for Providence and Route 1 North. This route merges into Route 4 North and then into Route 95 North towards Providence, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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