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Summer on the Coast

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summer on the coast

Call us biased but we think summer in Newport is synonymous with heaven on earth. Where do we even begin? Harbor side rooftop bars and patios, that Atlantic-drying-on-your-skin feeling after a perfect day at the beach. Classic. 

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Al Fresco Places to Eat + Drink

From al fresco patios to seaside bars and even some sidewalks turned dreamy outdoor sanctuaries, these spots have just what you need to relax and indulge.

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Insider's Guide to Newport's Best Beaches

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

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Rooftop Bars for Endless Summer

Whether you're looking for an elevated experience with chic ambiance and a killer view, or you're hoping to kick it back with some oysters and a cocktail, these rooftop bars have you covered.

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One Day in Bristol

Your day ahead is filled with tales of a legendary past, classic New England fare, enchanting shops and some of the most scenic sights around.

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Newport's Oldest Places

Walk these cobblestone byways and pass by the oldest synagogue in the country, or step foot in America's oldest tavern.

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Farmers Market Finds

As the farmers market scene continues to grow, you can find vibrant, locally grown fruits, veggies and handcrafted baked goods in some of the state's most pristine parks, fields and gathering areas…

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Outdoor Film Screenings

Whether it's on the sprawling lawn of a historic park, underneath a towering beech tree in front of the oldest lending library in the US, or amid bright blossoms in an elegant mansion garden, these…

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Outdoor Art Installations

The goal: Provide publicly accessible and extraordinary arts to the community while utilizing natural resources and the environment with the hopes of conveying that art is for everyone.

Newport Secret Garden Tour

Newport Secret Garden Tour

Find out for yourself why Conde Nast Traveler Magazine named Newport among the best walking cities in the U.S. when you head to Newport Secret Garden Tour for a whimsical walking tour through some of…

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