Discovering the Historic Gardens of Newport

Gardens Shine at the Newport Flower Show 2018Enjoyably coastal breezes, mild temperatures, sunny days, and luxury accommodations all add up to a fantastic getaway. Spring is an exceptionally beautiful time of year to visit Newport.  These spring months also bring stunning natural beauty, in the form of emerging buds and flowers at Newport’s famous gardens.  One such garden is the Blue Garden, which has its origins in Newport’s famed Gilded Age.

Additionally, in mid-June Newport hosts the Newport Flower Show, a general celebration of the many luxurious gardens around Newport.  As you start planning your next trip to Newport, don’t miss your chance to stay at one of the top 25 Bed and Breakfasts in the world, as recently rated by Book your room today! Continue reading

Tall Ships During the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport

Tall Ships at the Volvo Ocean Race in NewportSpring has arrived, the daffodils are in full bloom, and we are feeling the excitement of the approaching 2018 Season. Kicking off this year’s season in early May is the arrival of the world-class Volvo Ocean Race, considered by many to be the world’s premier offshore sailing race.  The event kicks off in Newport on May 8, and wraps up May 20, 2018.  This is the second time the Volvo Ocean Race will be making a stopover in Newport, RI. Ft Adams will be the Race Village, with events daily while the boats are in Newport.  The first weekend of the Volvo Ocean Race is also your first chance to glimpse tall ships as they pull into Newport’s harbor. So hurry, and make those reservations at the Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast today! There are no finer accommodations in Newport than our luxury Inn. Continue reading

Celebrate Daffodil Days in Newport

Daffodil Days Festival in Newport, Rhode islandSpring is officially here, bringing with it endless new activities and possibilities to the city of Newport. There are few signs of spring more friendly and beautiful than daffodils.  Their bright yellow blossoms are one of the earliest harbingers of spring, and a sign that the end of winter is in sight.  In Newport, those bright yellow blossoms can only mean one thing:  It’s time for the annual Daffodil Days celebration!  Book your room at the luxurious Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast in Newport, and come celebrate new beginnings with us this spring! Continue reading

Visit the Newport Mansions This Spring

Newport Mansions, Rhode IslandThe historic nature of Newport is one of its most defining characteristics, and something that draws visitors each year from around the world. Newport was once a thriving port city, later becoming the summer playground for America’s wealthiest and most prominent families during the Gilded Age. Step back in time in Newport, and get a first-hand glimpse at how these families once lived by touring Newport’s famed mansions. The mansions are one of the top attractions in the area, and for good reason. They are simply incredible. Book your room at our #1 rated Bed and Breakfast today, and step back in time to one of America’s most opulent periods at the Newport Mansions. Continue reading

A Visit to the Touro Synagogue

Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode IslandGiven Newport’s deep and storied history, most notably as the summer home for America’s wealthiest families during the Gilded Age, it should come as no surprise that Newport is a deeply historic town.  Many of Newport’s historic landmarks have been thoughtfully preserved for generations to come. The Touro Synagogue is one such place to add to your list for the next time you’re in Newport.  This spring, take a step back in time and journey into Newport’s history with us. Begin your stay at the beautifully renovated Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Our Victorian Manor House was originally built in 1876, and has since been authentically restored to its original condition.  Our award-winning Inn, now rated as TripAdvisor’s #1 Bed and Breakfast in Newport, is the perfect place for history lovers to stay when in Newport!  Book your room today. Continue reading