Plan Now to See the Fall Foliage in Newport

Fall Foliage in Newport, Rhode IslandNow that Labor Day has passed, we can somewhat reluctantly welcome the start of fall. The trees around Newport are already showing hints of their colorful autumnal hues, which means now is the perfect time to plan a getaway to our romantic Inn.  As the air begins to cool, we’ll soon be surrounded by fall’s hallmark hues of crimson, orange, yellow, and green. You won’t have to go far to see the finest fall foliage the Rhode Island has to offer, as Mother Nature unfolds her annual show of color starting in the north, and creeping further south throughout the season.  We have a few great ideas to make this fall foliage season one you’ll never forget. But first, you need to book your room at our luxury Newport Bed and Breakfast. Rooms will fill up fast during peak fall foliage season, so don’t wait! Continue reading

Blithewold Mansion’s Summer Events

Summer Events at Blithewold Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island

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Newport’s Blithewold Mansion is arguably one of the most beautiful of the Newport Mansions, with it’s incredible gardens and a stunning view of Narragansett Bay. Blithewold is considered to be one of the most intact examples of a Country Place Era estate, and is a stunning example of the Arts and Crafts movement in art and architecture. But Blithewold is really known for their extraordinary gardens, which feature and incredible range of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, and whimsical stonework. The majority of the gardens are still intact and as they were in the late 19th/early 20th centuries, and they bring the estate to life the way Bessie Van Wickle McKee envisioned all those years ago. Come stay with us at the Cliffside Inn Bed and Breakfast in Newport this summer, and explore the extraordinary grounds at Blithewold Estate. 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