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Holiday Festivities

The holidays are, quite simply, a magical time throughout Newport and Bristol counties. In fact, Newport was recently named one of the 10 Best American Beach Towns for Christmas by Coastal Living Magazine.

The white lights festooning trees twinkle like falling snowflakes, mansions are filled with thousands of poinsettias, evergreens, wreaths and decorated Christmas trees; restaurants are bustling, hotels and inns offer great deals and the countless Christmas in Newport events will have you dizzy with delight.

Shop local this holiday season at the many shopping districts throughout our nine coastal communities.

Stay with us over the holidays and make plans to visit in the New Year. From winter festivals to seal cruises and birding expedition, plus culinary events to feed the belly and the soul, consider our destination your cure for cabin fever.