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Newport With Kids: The Fall Edition

Summer may be coming to a close but family fun in Newport is still at its peak. Just as the crisp air settles in, so does a brand new roster of family-friendly festivals, events and outdoor activities that everyone in your crew will love…

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Lobster Day, September 25

Did you know lobster used to be considered poor man's food? Back in the 1700s, it was so over abundant that people became sick of it, resorting to feeding it to animals, prisoners and indentured servants. Native Americans even used it as…

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Free Event: Bowen's Wharf Annual Seafood Festival

There are few better ways to experience a place than through its food. When you're on this Classic Coast, you may find your hankering for fresh seafood a bit heightened (Who could blame you—you're on an island after all). When the craving…

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An Epic Labor Day Weekend in Newport

Summer brought us what will undoubtedly remain some our favorite memories of the year. We dined on rooftops and seaside patios, we relished in outdoor concerts all around town, devoured our fair share of lobster rolls, watched movies under…

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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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British Motorcars in Bristol

British Motorcars in Bristol kicks into gear at Bristol's Colt State Park on Friday, August 20 through Saturday, August 21. Festivities start Friday morning with a scenic tour of Southern New England and the Bristol area followed by a…

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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 gardens set the stage for open-air performances. As live events make their great comeback, many of the area's most popular…

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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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