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Sailboats are docked in a calm harbor on a warm day.
Four children reach their hands into an outdoor fountain in a park.

Newport, Vermont

Newport lies on the southern shore of Lake Memphremagog just a few miles south of the Quebec border and offers ample opportunity for boating, swimming, hiking, biking, and more. Summer concerts on the waterfront and local dining and distilling add color to Newport’s small city life.

Downtown Newport

Tucked into the southern end of Lake Memphremagog, Newport offers a vibrant view into Northeast Kingdom’s art scene, local food culture, craft beer, and world-class outdoor recreation.

A large lake surrounded by mountains with a downtown on the shore, as well as docks and boats.
A lake seen from the side of a trail in the late fall on a sunny day.

Lake Memphremagog

This 31-mile-long lake sets Newport apart with outstanding swimming, paddling, boating, and more. Camp, play tennis, swim, or hike at Prouty Beach and Campground, where you can rent boats, fish for yellow perch, largemouth bass, or rainbow trout, or bask in the beauty of a summer day by the lake.

People walk down a street as part of a parade on a warm day.
Two people are outside on a warm day.

NEK Pride Festival

A parade, vendors, live music, and dance celebrate the LGBTQ+ community in the Northeast Kingdom.

EAT, SHOP, AND STAY in Newport







Transportation Options

For Newport


2628 Airport Rd
Newport, VT 05855

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Trip planning resources with Newport’s local downtown organization.

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