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Must-Do Summer Fairs and Festivals

Call us biased but we think summer in Newport is synonymous with paradise. Where do we even begin? Free outdoor concerts, harbor side rooftop bars and patios, outdoor films in some of our most breathtaking parks and venues, plus an entire…

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Insider's Guide to Newport Beaches

More than 400 miles of coastline affords beautiful beaches and sprawling sandy seasides here in and around Newport. Whether you're looking to bask in the water or sink into a beach chair with your toes in the sand, these beaches have just…

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Free “Hop-On Hop-Off” Trolley

Whether you are walking or driving, taking a scooter or pedicab, a trolley or private car, there are many ways to see Newport. This summer, getting around has just gotten easier. With the support of RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit…

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20+ Events You Can't Miss in June

Come June, this charming coastal enclave transforms into an electric paradise brimming with family-friendly events, outdoor festivals and exciting happenings. Some of our favorite annual events return this month, like the International Polo…

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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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