Activities

Sachuest Point

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most beautiful gems on the island. With approximately 3 miles of trails around Sachuest Point don’t…
Read the Post

The Dahlia Shed

Honestly this is one of my best kept secret spots for flowers so as much as I like to keep it to myself, it deserves…
Read the Post

Newport Flower Show

The Newport Flower Show is one of the summer kick-off events in town every June. On the grounds of Rosecliff, you can walk through and browse the beautiful arrangements in the mansion and out onto the lawn where the judged floral…
Read More

newportFILM

newportFILM shows documentary films in Newport year-round, but my favorite is their outdoor film series in the summer months. From venues like the Marble House to the Tennis Hall of Fame, Newporters and visitors come together to watch documentaries from…
Read More

Marble House

Marble House is one of my favorite mansions in Newport.  Built in the late 1880s for the Vanderbilts it was designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt. Mr. Vanderbilt’s older brother built The Breakers. Marble House also features the Chinese Tea…
Read More

Forty Steps

The story of Forty Steps is that they were built by David Priestly Hall so his children could get to the beach from his property. In 1840 he gave the City of Newport a public right of way to the…
Read More

More Recent Posts:

Want More?

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily posts, our weekly newsletter and exclusive content only available to subscribers.