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NEWPORT REGION

The southeastern part of Rhode Island has everything you could possibly want to see or do on a vacation! World class sailing and mariner history, Early American History and colonial architecture going back almost 400 years. The Gilded Age summer mansions along Bellevue Avenue and 12 Mile Drive, scurrilous tales of the world’s richest families of the day. Museums such as the Tennis Hall of Fame and Audrain Car Museum, Newport History Museum, Beavertail Lighthouse Museum and more. The beaches, parks, trails, and nature preserves like Newport Cliff Walk, Norman Bird Sanctuary, Fort Adams and Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge are all stunning for their natural beauty.

Phenomenal restaurants, vineyards and breweries along with sensational food and music festivals of celebrated prominence. There certainly is no shortage of things to do in this seaside mecca!

Activities &

attractions

america’s cup charters

America’s Cup Charters, has over 30 years of experience connecting people with beautifully restored Classic Twelve Meter Class sailing yachts.

greenvale vineyards

Greenvale Vineyards is located on Aquidneck Island, it is a sixth generation farm producing small quantities of exceptional estate-grown wines. Settled along the Sakonnet River, the vineyard and tasting room experience integrates stunning wines on a breathtaking landscape.

Cliff Walk

A National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District combining 3.5 miles of natural beauty of panoramic Newport ocean shoreline with the architectural history of Newport’s Gilded Age.

newport polo

Newport Polo was established during the Gilded Age and became America’s first polo club in 1876. Today’s exciting Newport International Polo Series runs from June through September on the beautiful historic grounds of Glenn Farm.

international tennis hall of fame

The International Tennis Hall of Fame is set in The Newport Casino, a National Historic Landmark that was first opened on July 26, 1880 as a social club for Newport’s turn of the century summer elite.

newport craft brews & spirits

Newport Craft was started in 1999 out of a garage with 4 friends, it was the first licensed distillery in 135 years in Rhode Island. Now with a portfolio of 16 craft beers and 9 distilled spirits, Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling is amongst today’s leaders in the New England brewing and distilling industry.

Newport Mansions

The Preservation Society of Newport County presents 10 of the greatest houses of the Gilded Age. You will be wowed by these storied homes, architecture, decorative arts and landscaping design some going back as far as the Colonial Era.

Newport Vineyards

Family owned and operated since 1995, they have preserved 100 acres of historic farmland, 50 of which are vines.The site consists of an onsite event space, restaurant, tasting & tap room.

Audrain Automobile Museum

The Preservation Society of Newport County presents 10 of the greatest houses of the Gilded Age. You will be wowed by these storied homes, architecture, decorative arts and landscaping design some going back as far as the Colonial Era.

Norman Bird Sanctuary

A nonprofit wildlife sanctuary and environmental education center established in 1949 with more than 325 acres of stunning, diverse habitats and 7 miles of hiking trails.Paradise Farmhouse is also available for stays.

Sachuset Beach

Locally known as Second Beach, is a South facing, mile long, family friendly beach with good surf and great sand. There is a concession stand, bathrooms, changing area, showers, grills, picnic tables and shade structures located at the main building.

Fort Adams State Park

The massive fortress stands guard at the entrance to Narragansett Bay, built in 1799 to protect the homeland from attack. A National Landmark today it also hosts the famous Newport Folk & Jazz Festivals among other events.

Local

Accomodations

the attwater

A bright and spacious, chic boutique hotel by Lark Hotels with colorful and modern design. Awarded a 2019 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award and described as bringing “youthful energy” to Newport by Travel + Leisure.

Hammetts Hotel

It’s a new kind of hotel, serving as a true reflection to the city’s past, present and future, paying homage to working-class roots and turn-of-the-century mercantile wharves … yet is a modern landing spot whose design and décor convey both quality and simplicity.

The Wayfinder Hotel

The Wayfinder is a new boutique hotel pairing coastal design with home-grown talent to create a mindful and unstrained hotel experience that highlights Rhode Island’s relaxed free-spirited energy.

Gurney’s

Situated on Goat Island and surrounded by Narragansett Bay, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina offers the seclusion of a private island yet is just a jaunt from the shops and eateries of downtown Newport.

The Cliffside inn

This Newport inn is a charming and luxurious updated Victorian mansion in the heart of Newport’s Historic District with breathtaking views over Newport’s famed Cliff Walk.

Woods & Company

Woods & Company are family owned and run vacation rental business. From apartments downtown to homes on the beach you will find a variety of listings.

Authentically

Rhode Island foodie tours

The bounty of Rhode Island stems from its earliest days when Native Americans taught the early settlers how to farm and fish along its 420 miles of coastline. From clambakes to johnny cakes, our culinary traditions are literally pond to plate and farm to fork.

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