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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. The 2024 lineup is vast and includes family-friendly concerts and children's…

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Boston to Newport: Your Weekend Coastal Getaway

Two historic cities are now closer than ever. A new non-stop bus service between Boston and Newport, in partnership with DATTCO, begins June 7 through September 9, 2024. The bus line will run between Boston South Station Terminal and the…

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What To Do This Week

Truth be told, whether you're in Newport for a day, a weekend, or the entire week (the dream!), the possibilities of what you can see and do are endless. You've got the obvious musts: Cliff Walk (the most serene 3.5-mile walk of your life)…

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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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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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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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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 13 through October 2024. The exquisite garden was originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. to create a secret garden inspired by…

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Top 12 Things To Do in Newport

We've got nearly 400 years of seriously historic rebellion and artistry and history and innovation. And don't even get us started on the downright stunning natural beauty of this place. It's a lot, in all the right ways. When you're not…

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