If you are looking for charming places, great food, romantic scenes and fun filled activities, Newport,Rhode Island is the best-kept vacation or getaway secret. Newport has been welcoming visitors for generations. Newport R.I. is full of many options to create the most wonderful vacation/getaway for any age. There are miles of beaches, museums, galleries, assorted shops, nature walks, sports and more. Remember, Newport is a historical town with centuries of old architecture and tales of the past and present .
You can transport yourself back in time and experience the emerging history of this beautiful island city called Newport. You’ll find secrets of Native American heritage and language throughout your travels here. Experience the colonial hubs, for example, Washington Square is the home to the historical Old Colony House, one of the oldest Courthouses in the Country. Capture the architecture of NewPort while sailing in the Harbor or just walking anywhere in the downtown area of Trinity church.
NOT JUST A PLACE FOR COUPLES
Newport is a friendly family resort town with lots of things to do for any age. During the month of February when most kids are on winter break, experience the Winter Festival. The kids will love this gala affair which energizes the city with fun fill events like children’s fair pizza & chili, music concerts, comedy shows, princess parties, and a scavenger hunt. Remember, Newport is rich in cultural opportunities from the arts to dancing, film and live music
SHOP TILL YOU DROP
Need a last minute sweater or beach wear or have a last minute gift to find, stop into one of the many shops or stores which are spread across Newport. Take a walk down Bannister’s Wharf and experience the quaint little shops and Boutiques. Stop in at Arianna’s SkinCare shop and experience soap in the shape of cupcakes or ask for John who will be happy to help you with his knowledge of skincare products. He helped us a lot. What a lovely and unique skincare store. You will love it! The Link for Shops are:http://www.bowenswharf.com/directory-map
EAT EAT EAT
Newport is a great place for Museum or Mansions Tours, it is also a place that can be quite pleasing to the pallet. If you love Lobster Mac & Cheese or chilled Shrimp or the best Tuna Tartare then go to Portside which is located at 22 Bowen’s on Bowens Wharf. Portside is an easy place to spend an afternoon or evening – under the awning, in the heart of the city, enjoying sea breezes. The list of Resturants is endless. Here is a Link: http://www.bowenswharf.com/directory-map
So pack your bags come to Newport RI and enjoy the adventures of everything !