The Sport of Polo Alive and Well in Newport

Newport's International Polo Series 2017Have you ever wondered what it was like to live as America’s wealthiest and most famous families from the turn of the century once lived? There’s no better place to get a glimpse into this historic Gilded Age than in Newport, Rhode Island–once a famous summer playground for these same families.  Come to the picturesque shores of Newport, and you’ll find well-preserved historic mansions.  These homes are easily viewed from the popular 3.5 mile Cliff Walk, located just steps from our elegant Bed and Breakfast.  In addition to touring these luxurious summer homes, you’ll also want to enjoy watching some of Newport’s favorite summer pastimes, including the International Polo Series in nearby Portsmouth, Rhode Island.  Book your room at our award-winning Bed and Breakfast today, and experience Newport’s summer playground for yourself. (more…)

Newport Music Festival Tickets On Sale Now

Newport Music FestivalIf you’re looking for a fun way to getaway and experience Newport Rhode Island this summer, there’s no better place to escape to than the romantic Cliffside Inn.  Newport has long been a summer playground for American’s wealthiest and most prominent families. As a result, Newport’s scenic shores are dotted with beautiful, historic mansions, many of which are visible along Newport’s famed Cliff Walk.  The Cliff Walk, located just steps from our Newport Bed and Breakfast, has been listed as one of the top attractions in all of New England, and provides an unparalleled glimpse into the historic days of Newport’s past. As soon as you’ve made your plans to visit us this summer, make sure you take a look at the schedule for the Newport Music Festival.  Tickets are on sale now, and make for an extraordinary addition to any summer getaway.  Book your room at our Newport Bed and Breakfast today, and come celebrate the warm days of summer with us! (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…)

What’s on Tap: Craft Beer Festival in Newport

Craft Beer Festival in NewportThe craft beer craze is no stranger to Newport.  In fact, Newport has a pretty rich brewing history, which dates back to the period before the American Revolution. When you visit Newport, you’ll find a variety of places in which you can enjoy a finely-crafted pint of local or international beer.  One of the best ways to sample the art of craft brewing is to visit the upcoming Craft Beer Festival in Newport this April.  Nobody makes a daytrip to Newport to enjoy the Craft Beer Festival, so while you are making your plans for this event, book your stay at Newport’s top rated Bed and Breakfast, located just steps away from the scenic Cliff Walk, and an easy walk to the festival.   (more…)

Wine and Dine Your Way Through Newport

Wine and Dine your Way through NewportSpring is finally on the horizon here in Newport, but winter isn’t quite ready to let go yet.  We know it’s not the best season to be getting outside and engaging in a little winter wanderlust in the great outdoors.  But there’s certainly no reason you have to stay huddled up inside by the fire, either. March is a great time to wine and dine your way through this charming coastal town, and will certainly brighten up any getaway.  Book your stay at our luxurious Newport Bed and Breakfast, and let us help you make the most out of your trip to Newport this winter. (more…)