Historic Landmarks in Newport

Historic Landmarks in Newport, Rhode IslandNewport has been many things to many people over the years.  Most famously, it was the summer playground for many of America’s wealthiest and most prominent families during the Gilded Age. Remnants of this storied past are visible today in the many mansions and historic landmarks that dot our shores.  Many of Newport’s historic landmarks have been preserved, and visiting these destinations is an excellent way to get a feel for this charming City by the Sea.  This fall, take a step back in time and journey into Newport’s history with us, at the beautifully renovated Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Our Second Empire Victorian Manor House was originally built in 1876, and has since been authentically restored to its original condition.  Our award-winning Inn the perfect place for history lovers to stay when in Newport!  Book your room today. Continue reading

The Most Romantic Places in Newport

Romantic Getaway in NewportHeading further into the crisp, cool months of fall reminds us to slow down, and to take stock of what’s truly important in life; relationships with those around us.  This fall is the perfect time to take a look at the romantic side of Newport.  NewEngland.com named the Cliff Walk one of the top 5 most romantic destinations in New England, cementing Newport’s place among top romantic destinations.  Beyond strolling the Cliff Walk, there are a number of ways to show off your romantic side in Newport. The Cliffside Inn is ranked as one of the top inn’s of New England, and is the perfect romantic destination in Newport.  Book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast today. Continue reading

Fall Harvest in Newport

Fall Harvest Festivals & Events in Newport, Rhode IslandThere’s no doubt that summer is an extraordinary time of year in Newport, Rhode Island. Though summer is delightful and we’re sad to see it go, there’s something almost magical about fall in Newport, when the cool autumnal breezes and vibrant colors descend upon our shores. There is still plenty to see and do in Rhode Island this fall. Whether you’re interested in experiencing outdoor adventures, enjoying garden Tours and Newport’s arts scene, or celebrating at festivals and events, Newport has something in store for everyone this fall. One of our favorite things about fall are the harvest festivals at local wineries and farms in the Newport area.  To get in on some of the fall fun, book your room at our luxury Bed and Breakfast today. Continue reading

Meet the Newport Mansions: The Fall 2017 Season

The Breakers, one of the Newport MansionsNewport has worn many hats over its long and storied history. In its earliest days, Newport was a safe haven for those seeking religious freedom, later developing  into a thriving port city, an artists’ and musician’s colony, and, of course, the summer playground for many of America’s wealthiest and most prominent families during the Gilded Age. A poignant reminder of this period of American history are the mansions that dot our shorelines, easily considered to be the top attraction in Newport. A simple stroll around Newport will reveal our town’s wonderfully preserved history, which includes, but is not limited to, these beautiful mansions. Book your room today, and step back in time to one of America’s most opulent periods at the Newport Mansions. Continue reading

Visit the Lighthouses of Newport

Lighthouses of Newport, Rhode IslandLighthouses dot the entire east coast, from the northern tip of Maine south to Florida. Lighthouses, typically built in remote locations, are extraordinarily beautiful beacons, and serve as an important reminder of our history.  In Rhode Island, these lighted beacons have been guiding ships around the notoriously rocky shoreline since the 1800’s.  There are more than a dozen beautiful lighthouses in the Newport area, each with its own story.  Book your stay at our Rhode Island Bed and Breakfast this summer, and tour these incredible, historic destinations. Continue reading