Ten Insider Things To Do In Newport, RI

Ten Insider Things To Do In Newport, RI

You've done the Cliff Walk, you've seen the mansions aka "Summer Cottages." You may have even taken a harbor tour. But here's a list of ways to experience Newport RI like a tycoon, a rum smuggler, or America's Cup crew in ways you never could before.

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Morning Room in The Breakers (Newport, RI) ~~ Newport, RI mansion built by the Vanderbilts in the gilded age.

The Elms: Built by Horace Trumbauer in 1901 for Philadelphia coal magnate Edward Berwind

Newport’s 11 Mansions: Gilded Age Gems

'The Elms': Built by Horace Trumbauer in 1901 for Philadelphia coal magnate Edward Berwind; The style is French chateau. Photo Credit: Richard Cheek for The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

The grand staircase of The Elms (Newport, RI)...for some reason this has always been my favorite mansion, even if it's not on the water...

The grand staircase of The Elms (Newport, RI).for some reason this has always been my favorite mansion, even if it's not on the water.

Newport Cliffwalk. World famous as a public access walk that combines the natural beauty of the Newport shore line with the architectural history of Newport's gilded age. Wildflowers, birds, geology ... all add to this delightful Walk. Newport, RI

RHODE ISLAND, Newport, Cliff Walk combines ocean views, mansions, and a rocky shore line into a mile Federally listed Recreational Walk.

To escape the heat of Houston, Texas, our writer and her husband head to historic Newport, Rhode Island, for the perfect long-weekend escape. Here you can gawk at Gilded Age mansions, charter an America’s Cup yacht, go on a cliff walk, ride bikes down Ocean Drive, and eat, eat, eat: The Lawn at Castle Hill, Jamestown Fish, and the White Horse Tavern are just a few of the highlights.

Weekender: The Perfect Three-Day Guide to Newport, Rhode Island

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