Visit the Newport Art Museum This Fall

Newport Art Museum Current ExhibitsThere are so many wonderful reasons to visit Newport, Rhode Island in the fall. The famous Newport mansions and the Cliffwalk, which are particularly beautiful during these fall months are just the beginning.  Newport’s historic charm is unbeatable, and the city houses abundant restaurants and attractions worth traveling for. Among these is the Newport Art Museum. Listed as one of the city’s top attractions, browsing the current exhibits at the Newport Art Museum is the perfect excuse to visit us at our luxury Bed and Breakfast.  Make your reservation with us today. (more…)

Visit the Audrain Auto Museum in Newport

Audrain Auto Museum, Motors and Mansions, NewportThe 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 opulent Gilded Age. The “summer cottages” these families once built on the shores of Newport, now known as the mansions, are the top attraction in the area. But, beyond the mansions and beautiful rocky shoreline, Newport has a variety of other wonderful attractions worth visiting. One such place is the Audrain Auto Museum. Book your room at our #1 rated Bed and Breakfast today, and come explore Newport with us this summer. (more…)

Tour Restored Belcourt of Newport Mansion

Belcourt of Newport

Attribution: Stilfehler at wikivoyage shared, CC BY-SA 3.0

Newport has been many things to many people over the years, but most famously, it was 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 are visited by droves of tourists each year. Newport’s historic mansions are easily considered to be the top attraction in Newport. There’s another, perhaps lesser known, but still just as beautiful, historic home worth touring the next time you’re in Newport. Belcourt of Newport, which in recent years underwent dramatic restorations, is a beautiful reminder of Newport’s storied history.  Book your room at our Newport Bed and Breakfast today, and step back in time to one of America’s most opulent periods of history in Newport. (more…)

Pamper Yourself With a Getaway to Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast

Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast Getaway in Newport, Rhode IslandNow that the holidays are over, many of us are looking for small ways to indulge in the simpler things in life; things like rest and relaxation. For many, getaways at this time of year involve warmth and sun.  However, we think there are plenty of great things to do during the winter in this historic New England town.  With its natural beauty comes a town full of interesting places to explore, a variety of shops to browse, and a top-notch restaurant scene fit for any foodie. We can think of no better place to spend a few restorative days than the Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Book your getaway to Newport today! (more…)

Visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame

International Tennis Hall of Fame, NewportI recently attended a fascinating presentation on the history of Rhode Island and the Providence Plantations (our official “state name”).  I was reminded of the great history of this island community; dating back to 1639.  Over the centuries, Newport has been many things to many people; a safe haven for those seeking religious freedom, a thriving port city, the home port for pirates and privateers, an artists’ and musician’s colony, the sailing capital of America, a popular destination for Tennis enthusiasts, and, of course, the summer playground for many of America’s wealthiest and most prominent families during America’s Gilded Age. Just walk around Newport, almost anywhere, and you will discover wonderfully preserved examples of our rich history. (more…)