Newport Harbor Cruises, Newport
The best way to learn about Newport's history and culture is to take a narrated harbor tour. These are given daily during the summer. Hear all about Newport's rich and famous.
I was very lucky. Just as the boat approached its turnabout point, the Coast Guard training ship USS Eagle appeared off the port bow. This is where the Coast Guard Academy cadets spend their senior year. Seeing this beautiful ship was a special bonus.