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Fresh Finds: A Guide to Local Farmers Markets

Rhode Island is home to 69,000 acres of farmland covering 10% of the state's land. You can imagine, then, that we've got some pretty robust farmers markets and farm stands sprinkled throughout the area. As the farmers market scene…

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Quahog Week Celebrates RI State Shell

Quahog Week, returning Saturday, May 11 - Saturday, May 18, celebrates local restaurants, markets, fishermen, and food-based businesses committed to growing the smallest state's local food economy, while shining a light on the quahog and…

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Newport and the Gilded Age

During the Gilded Age, America’s wealthiest families flocked to Newport, turning the area into their summertime playground. The popular HBO series, The Gilded Age, has peaked the public’s curiosity about this era of high society. From the…

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Waterfront Hotels For Your Next Visit

That feeling when the ocean takes 100 pounds off your shoulders: Classic. Nothing beats spending an entire vacation next to the ocean. We rounded up the top waterfront hotels in Newport, some of which are destinations in their own right…

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Hidden Gems of Newport

Lobster rolls and harbor walks, ahh, classic Newport. Large summer cottages, world-class events, and hall's of fame, we've got 'em too. But our nature hikes, small quiet beaches, secret gardens, and shipyard cafes with pancakes you have…

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Top Picks: Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Mexican culture and heritage that takes place across the U.S. and regionally in Mexico, where it's known in the state of Puebla as El Día de la Batalla de Puebla (“The Day of the Battle of Puebla”)…

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The Ultimate Guide to Parking in Newport

From some of the most historic sites in the country to panoramic ocean views and architecture that will absolutely take your breath away, you're going to want to get up close and personal with The Classic Coast. Feel free to park your ride…

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