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Newport, R.I.

Written by digitaldan1 on 13 Jun, 2003

We were getting pretty tired by the end of the cruise and in fact, skipped Martha's Vineyard completely so I could catch up on some work (sounds scandalous, working on a cruise, doesn't it? But this was a working vacation for me.) We were anchored once…Read More

An Overview of Newport, Road Island

Written by pflory on 20 Apr, 2003

Newport, Rhode Island is a little jewel on Narragansett Bay, with lots of history dating back to the early settlers who established Rhode Island Colony (under the leadership of Roger Williams) in order to worship freely without being persecuted. Newport and nearby Providence have numerous…Read More

Newport, Rhode Island

Written by SCHWEMIE on 09 Jan, 2003

When we arrived at Inn on Longwharf we were pleasantly surprised. It is situated on the harbor with the marina a short walk away. There are shops, restaurants and night clubs everywhere. We enjoyed sailing, fishing and just strolling along the harbor. I have…Read More

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The Breakers

Written by lashr1999 on 21 Apr, 2005

The Breakers is a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial wealth in turn-of-the-century America. It is one of the grandest of Newport's summer cottages. It is nice to visit to see how the other half lives. Address: Ochre Point Avenue at Ruggles Avenue, Newport,…Read More

Long wharf inn in Newport, RI

Written by gwen nguyen on 17 Feb, 2003

It's about 1 hour from Providence, Rhode Island. The city is known for its beautiful mansions from the rich and famous of the Guilded Age. It's like viewing a mini-Buckingham palace. There are so many historical local legends. Also, the Tennis Hall of Fame is…Read More


Written by BRussell on 19 Apr, 2003

The Wellington was great. We had a two bedroom and it was decorated nicely and had plenty of room. The second bedroom can be closed off, so privacy was great, plus the full kitchen was bigger than at any other place we've stayed. I highly…Read More


Written by BrianR on 05 Apr, 2003

The location of the resort is nice. It would be an option if you like quiet evenings. Other Newport resorts are downtown or in Jamestown across the bay. Oceancliff doesn't have many amenities. They appear to be building a pool and the rooms…Read More

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Gorgeous sunsets, sailboats, and people

Written by summerbabe819 on 30 Oct, 2013

Gorgeous place to visit with family or a special someone. The sunsets are out of this world incredible, and the scenery is adorable. Sailboats everywhere, cute sundresses, and beautiful people. Great for a weekend trip during the spring! It isn't an overly active town (no…Read More

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