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Driving in Newport this summer

June 28, 2021 / New England

When the weather heats up, riders escape the city and head to the beach. You can make the most of your time on the road this summer by driving during busy days, at popular times, and at local hotspots.


Rates for driving can vary from place to place but are consistently higher in beach destinations like Newport. To check the most current rates where you’re driving, head here.

When to drive

In Newport, peak rider demand is on:

  • 5pm on Fridays-2am on Saturdays
  • 2pm on Saturdays-2am on Sundays

Hotspots in Newport

  • Castle Hill Inn
  • Easton’s Beach
  • Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina
  • Hotel Viking
  • The Mooring Seafood Kitchen & Bar
  • Newport Landing
  • Newport Marriott
  • Newport Vineyards
  • The Red Parrot
  • Second Beach (Sachuest Beach)

Major events in the area

  • Newport Flower Show: June 18-20, 2021
  • Fourth of July weekend: July 2-5, 2021
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame Open: July 11-18, 2021
  • Newport Music Festival: July 8-20, 2021
  • Newport Folk Festival: July 23-25, 2021, and July 26-28, 2021
  • Newport Jazz Festival: July 30-August 1, 2021
  • Labor Day weekend: September 3-6, 2021

Have a safe and fun summer making money in Newport. We’ll see you on the road!