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Picnic on the Grounds of the Newport Mansions

Newport is blessed with some pretty dreamy weather most months out of the year. Plenty of sea breeze and sunny locales make for picnic-worthy settings all around town. This year welcomes the return of the picnic experience at the former…

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Outdoor Concert Series Happening This Summer

Live outdoor music and summer go hand-in-hand, especially on The Classic Coast where waterfront parks and historic venues set the stage for open-air performances. As live events started their great comeback last year, many of the area's…

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40+ Free Things To Do This Summer In + Around Newport

Sure, this seaside city is home to Gilded Age mansions, extravagant 80' schooners, and some of the best galas around, but that doesn't mean you need deep pockets to experience the best of what we've got. From free outdoor concerts, films…

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Iconic Ice Cream Shops In + Around Newport

Summer on The Classic Coast is here and while the ocean breeze might help beat the heat, ice cream certainly does it better. These local shops, some of which have been staples since the 1950s, offer the best scoops around. From classic…

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2-Day Family Getaway from NYC to Newport

Families have been making the journey from New York City to Newport since the early 19th century when the city's wealthiest-cc: the Astors, the Vanderbilts, the Belmonts - established their summertime homes along the area's rocky coastline…

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Celebrate the Gilded Age in Newport

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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The Sailing Museum Opens in Newport

The Sailing Museum opened its doors May 10, 2022 to the anticipation of sailors and non-sailors alike. The museum’s 8,500 square feet of exhibits will chronicle the history of sailing as a sport, along with galleries that honor the…

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