Rough Point Mansion

When it comes to finding the perfect engagement photo location, Rough Point Mansion is hard to beat. Situated on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the mansion offers stunning views of the coast, as well as a beautifully manicured lawn and gardens. Built-in 1893 by tobacco baron Cornelius Vanderbilt II, the mansion is a prime example of Gilded Age architecture, with its grand facades and opulent interiors.

Inside the mansion, you’ll find an art collection that includes works by Monet, Renoir, and other masters. The mansion even offers a variety of rental options for photo shoots, making it a great option for couples on a budget. Moreover, the estate is located just minutes from Newport’s historic downtown, making it the perfect place to capture both coastal landscapes and city scenes. Whether you’re looking for a romantic setting or a backdrop for your wedding photos, Rough Point Mansion is sure to provide memories that will last a lifetime.


Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion, Museum/Gallery, Ocean/Waterfront View, Outdoor

Guest Capacity



Engagement Photos

Contact Info

51 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840, USA

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