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  • 1. The Mansions

    Most people visit Newport to see the mansions, and why not? They are the result of wealth and oppulence during this nation's growth. The three main mansions are quite stunning and retain most of...

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  • 2. No Photography Please

    There is absolutely no photography allowed inside any of the mansions and the only exception is during the Christmas holiday season when you are allowed to photograph the Christmas trees in both The...

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  • 3. Don't Touch Means Exactly That!

    It is common knowledge that you should not touch anything in the Mansions. They should be respcted and treated as a museum. There are signs posted and guides remind visitors not to touch but I have...

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  • 4. Preservation Society of Newport Membership

    Liz and I have a membership to the Preservation Society of Newport. The Dual Membership is $75 for the year (dual membership is two adults living at the same address). We love the member benfits and...

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  • 5. Enjoying the Suite Life

    We have frequented several of the Historic Inns of Newport; Adele Turner, Abigail Stoneman and Cliffside. We have always stayed in suites with beautiful decor,...

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  • 6. Die Hard RED SOX Fans

    From my understanding RI does not have an official baseball team and this is evident as you will see the REDSOX emblems everywhere. Ferni and I were walking...

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  • 7. Libraries are good for Travelers.

    Of course, we now have internet cafes and wireless access in some coffee shops, but to the real budget traveler, libraries are not just about borrowing books....

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  • 8. booking a room

    Book at least 4 to 6 months in advance. Rooms fill up fast here. I booked 3 months ahead all the places I wanted were already filled. I spoke to other travelers...

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  • 9. Fabulous Breakfast in Bed

    One of my favorite things during our trips has been the awesome breakfast in bed provided by the Inns we have stayed. There is nothing better than waking up and...

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  • 10. Newport Gateway Transportation & Visitor Center

    Definitely stop in the visitor's center and pick up a map of Newport, get oriented with what you'd like to see and do, buy tickets to the various mansions and...

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  • 11. Get your bearings

    Here is a little map to get your bearings. My village of Pawtuxet is just below the word "Providence" on the map. You can see why we have so many miles of...

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  • 12. Mysterious Old Stone Mill

    I quote from the web site....Old Stone Mill Built by ancient astronauts? In a town bursting with historic buildings, this structure may be Newport's most...

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  • 13. Every time, Something new

    My favorite thing about Newport is that each time I go there are more memories that will drag me back here. It is the type of small historical town where you...

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  • 14. The Ocean

    Pack a little picnic and enjoy the beautiful scenery. During one of our visits in the winter, there were surfers out practicing their skills. During the summer...

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  • 15. Waterfront

    Newport is a harbour city, so you'll find yourself at some point glazing over the harbours. After walking around why not stop and enjoy the beautiful waterfront...

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  • 16. Clean up after your pup

    I thought this was such a great idea. There are times when I walk my little Cookie girl and she decides to poop more often than the bags I have, so I usually...

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  • 17. Road Trip!

    So, the week before Memorial Day weekend, my friends Praveen and Rinu gave me a call and asked if I'd be up for a road trip. Of course!!! I'm always up for a...

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  • 18. Bellevue and the Beaches.

    If you have never been to Newport before, you will need to visit the town which if full of activities in summer. If you love shopping, this is it. Also the...

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  • 19. Block Island Ferry - Seasonal

    SEASONAL TIP!!I took the ferry from Fort Adams State Park to Block Island in July, leaving at 9.15am and returning to Fort Adams at 6.45pm. Because I went in...

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  • 20. Cemetery can be fun !!

    Here we see some kids having a good time reading the old stones in the church yard at Trinity Church. Fascinating information and designs on some of these old...

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  • 21. Thames Street - Waterfront

    Thames Street, bordering the Waterfront, is the main shopping area in Newport. Lined with interesting gift shops, antique shops, and plenty of others to just...

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  • 22. The Old Stone Mill

    The Old Stone Mill or Tower is a prominient landmark in Newport's Touro Park. This structure has been the subject of centuries of debate over its origins. The...

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  • 23. Picturesque Dockside

    A general view of part of the picturesque dockside. Mary and Paula deciding they've had enough of window shopping, and now are in need of refreshment!It was a...

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  • 24. The Dockside

    Much of the dockside in Newport has been rebuilt and modernised over the years. But none of the character of the place has been lost. Everything has been...

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  • 25. Jane Stuart Cottage

    This is Jane Stuart Cottage, built about 1840. Located in Mill Street, it is a charming property, and I felt I wanted to knock on the door, and ask if I could...

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