Things to do

Skydive Newport

Skydive Newport in Middletown, RI, provides a world-class tandem skydiving experience. Since opening our doors in 1999, we’ve safely conducted over 70,000 tandem skydives! With world-class views, an impeccable safety record, well-maintained aircraft, and beautiful facilities, our family-owned dropzone is the top choice for skydiving in New England.

Island Style Parasail

Your time in Rhode Island wouldn’t be complete without a parasailing adventure! Gently float over the East Coast seas with ease letting our team take you on a thrill of a lifetime. Your safety and enjoyment is our number one priority. All of our captains are coast guard certified with a master license and over 20 yrs of parasailing experience. With top notch safety gear and regular boat maintenance, we aim to show you a fun yet enjoyable and safe ride. Come fly with us!

Rail Explorers

The Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division is presented by the Newport and Narragansett Bay Railroad. Enjoy an Unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay.

USA Rail Explorers: Rhode Island Division offers 2 regular tours:

‘The Northern Ramble’ – a six mile exploration of the historic railroad between Portsmouth and the Sakonnet River. One way tour with shuttle bus.

‘The Southern Circuit’- a six mile round trip tour (3 miles out, 3 miles back). Bring a drink or a snack to enjoy during a 30 minute break at Bayside Station, our exclusive waterfront picnic area, before riding back to the station.

Newport Polo

Newport Polo is the home of America’s first polo club, est. in 1876, and founding member of the United States Polo Association offering public exhibition matches, polo club member services for grass & arena polo, and polo instruction year-round. Newport Polo hosts the Newport International Polo Series June – September every Saturday at 5pm (4pm Sept.) featuring international rivals such as Italy, Ireland, Jamaica, England, and more! For tickets and more information visit