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20+ Events You Can't Miss This July

July by the sea. Name something better. While we wait, we'll tell you all the things we can't wait for this month. COVID-19 NOTE: When you're ready, we can't wait to welcome you back to The Classic Coast. Rest assured, the safety and…

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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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The Best Kind of Blue: Introducing The Blue Garden

Feeling blue is about to feel fantastic. The Blue Garden kicks off its Thursday tours beginning June 9 through October 6, 2022. The exquisite garden was originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. to create a secret garden inspired by…

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Lobster Rolls Worth Traveling to Newport For

Newport is synonymous with seafood. Oysters? Our main food group. Clam cakes? Can't live without 'em. And then there's the crown jewel of seafood: the lobster roll. Chunks of fresh-from-the-ocean lobster meat drizzled with warm butter…

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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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