Newport Rail Explorers

Are you looking for something different to do today? Right down the street from Brenton is one of the most unique attractions in Newport!

Rail Explorers offers an unforgettable scenic ride along historic Aquidneck Island and spectacular Narragansett Bay on custom built pedal-powered vehicles. The eco-friendly business is all about rail bikes and aims to provide an amazing journey using existing railroad tracks. Available from mid-April through October, the tour takes approximately 90 minutes.

Newport Rail Explorers operates along the Old Colony Railroad, built in 1862. The rails meander alongside spectacular Narragansett Bay offering riders unique views that include Jamestown, the Mount Hope Bridge, Hog Island Lighthouse, and coastal woodlands.
Riders on the Southern Circuit are invited to bring a snack and a drink to enjoy at Bayside Station during the 20 minute turnaround.