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

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