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The Official Newport and Bristol, Rhode Island 2010 Travel Guide
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Discover the history of tennis and the fascinating stories of its legendary stars. Tour the museum,
play on grass courts and enjoy the stately architecture of this National Historic Landmark.

Monica Seles
Hall of Fame Class of 2009

194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport • 401-849-3990 • tennisfame.com OPEN DAILY 9:30am to 5:00pm

The Breakers Revealed

A Compelling New Look at a Legendary Mansion
• Listen to reminiscences of life in The Breakers
• Hear from servants and their children
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THINGS TO DO

Escape, Relax, Explore
Play, Indulge, Experience
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A Romantic Inn

On a quiet tree-lined
street in the mansion
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Surrounded by the
“cottages” of the Gilded
Age, you are a short
stroll to the Cliff Walk,
beaches, dining, shopping,
harbor front and all that
is quintessential Newport.

Offering:
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• Full gourmet breakfast
• Off-street parking
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12 Clay Street, Newport, RI 02840 • 401.849.6865

TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S

FEATURES Newport & Bristol County Convention and Visitors Bureau
23 America’s Cup Ave., Newport, RI 02840
6 Things to Do 800-976-5122
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12 Staff Picks and Insider Tips www.YourNewportWedding.com

14 Calendar of Events The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010
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32 Pet Friendly This guide was produced with the help of these local photographers and
organizations:Alternate Angles, Billy Black, John Corbett, Faith Dugan,
Anne Ewing, Dave Hansen, Jacqueline Marque, Elaine McGeough,
34 Narragansett Bay Juliette McLennan, Alexander Nesbitt, Michael Persson, Enrique Rojas,
SallyAnne Santos, Onne van der Wal, Kathryn Whitney Lucey.
Audubon Society of RI, Bird’s Eye View Helicopters, Blithewold Mansion,
The Chanler at Cliff Walk, Courtyard by Marriott, Greenvale Vineyards,
MAPS Herreshoff Marine Museum, Hotel Viking, Newport Restoration Foundation,
Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation, Save The Bay, Segway of Newport.
On the cover: Narragansett Bay by kayak. Photo by Alexander Nesbitt.
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68 Middletown
70 Portsmouth/Tiverton/
Little Compton
72 Jamestown
74 Bristol/Warren/Barrington

SERVICES
36 Where to Stay
48 Lodging Chart
50 Where to Shop
56 Where to Dine
61 Dining Chart
76 Getting Around
78 Advertiser Index

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Rhode Island 02840 401.com • Intimate dining indoors & out .GoNewport.NewportExperience. Ocean Cliff Ocean Drive • Newport.841.8868 • www.com © Snap! Photography © David Dadekian Photography Faith DuganPhotography unique SECLUSION • Elegant oceanfront events 3 www.

couple’s retreat. Start planning your trip at GoNewport. Specially-priced last minute deals and themed Travel Packages are custom-tailored for family fun. Newport and Bristol County are ideal for a family vacation. you can buy your tickets for attractions. cultural landmarks and one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants. brides and wedding planners. Check them out at GoNewport. celebrated architecture. motorcoach groups and cruise ship passengers. events and tours. visit the Newport & Bristol Visitors Information Center. girls’ weekend and a quintessential New England experience. local newspapers and magazines and talk with information specialists ready to design an itinerary just for you. Tiverton.com where you’ll find a complete list of luxury and economy hotels. Follow us on 4 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 .WELCOME H ome to rich history. Portsmouth. Given the 30 minutes of free parking in the adjoining garage. Once you’re here. trolley tour departures and taxis. Middletown. maritime legacy. We look forward to welcoming you to Newport & Bristol County. Little Compton. For the business and corporate travelers. spa or golf getaways. maps. the hub of the county providing bus service. Bristol. discount coupons. located at 23 America’s Cup Avenue. Pick up complimentary brochures. The nine communities that make up our region—Newport. Warren and Barrington—are as diverse as they are extraordinary. spending time in our destination can be as relaxing or as ambitious as you wish. culinary.com. This guide will lead you to the bucolic roads through Tiverton and Little Compton. Jamestown. to the beaches and mansions of Newport and to the charming milieu of patriotic Bristol. intimate inns and cozy bed and breakfasts.

Bellevue Ave.thamesglass.GoNewport.com 5 . WELCOME Thames Glass since 1981 Hand Blown Glass by Matthew Buechner Voted “Best Glassware” 2007 & 2008 –Newport Life Magazine readers “Hand Blown Glass” Shop in our gallery • Watch glassblowers at work •Experience glassblowing! Take a half hour lesson and make a paperweight or a Christmas ornament. Thames St.com www. Narragansett Ave. THAMES GLASS 688 Thames Street • Newport. 3 Webster St. RI 02840 401-846-0576 • www. Spring St.

the lure of Narragansett Bay is undeniable. From chartering 12-Metre legends for hands-on action to taking in a relaxing harbor cruise. a bustling commercial waterfront. With sprawling parks and hiking trails. sail boarding. Those who want to learn more about the celebrated sailing regatta should visit the America’s Cup Hall of Fame at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol. surfing. offer land- lubbing travelers a chance to commune with nature and Continued on page 8 Beavertail Lighthouse 6 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . home for decades to sailing’s prestigious America’s Cup. centuries-old homes.THINGS TO DO What To Do W ith miles of bountiful beaches and trails. year-round events and hundreds of diverse shops and eateries. Taking to the sea is a must-do for many visitors to Newport. world-renowned festivals. it’s no wonder Newport has earned its reputation as America’s First Resort. Other waterborne adventures include kayaking. fishing. scuba diving. and the eco-friendly seal watches in the winter months. historical landmarks. the Norman Bird Sanctuary wildlife refuge in Middletown and the Audubon Environmental Education Center in Bristol.

THINGS TO DO Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center Bird’s Eye View Helicopters www.com 7 .GoNewport.

capturing the heritage of yachting through exhibits. The Cliff Walk. is the city’s most celebrated attraction. Newport is undeniably synonymous with the Newport International Polo Continued on page 10 Herreshoff Marine Museum 8 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . Equine enthusiasts. named one of 50 “Places of a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveler. a 3. artifacts and vessels. home to America’s only Cliff Walk competitive grass courts. and the Museum of Yachting. head to Portsmouth for the Newport International Polo Series.5-mile trail (paved on the most traveled portion) overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and offering a peek into the backyards of Newport mansions. a scenic route tracing Narragansett Bay’s shoreline from Bristol to Providence. Cyclists can tackle the 14-mile East Bay Bike Path. meanwhile. where summer Saturday evenings find the home team vying against top rivals from around the world (tailgating encouraged!). Sporting fans will want to visit two specific landmarks: the International Tennis Hall of Fame.THINGS TO DO Continued from page 6 embrace Newport and Bristol Counties’ four seasons of beauty.

the oceanfront home of Doris Duke. philanthropist and art collector.NewportRestoration. Rhode Island www. THINGS TO DO The Passion That Saved Newport Explore Rough Point.org • 401-847-8344 . Immerse yourself in the fine art. furnishings and antiques that Miss Duke spent a lifetime collecting from exotic locations around the world. Tour her Newport home as a welcome guest. and step into the life of a 20th-century heiress. Open April 8–November 6. Learn how she saved over 80 historic homes in Newport's rags to riches story. Experience her passion for preservation in the 2010 exhibit Doris Duke's Extraordinary Vision: Saving 18th Century Newport. Newport. 2010 Rough Point a Newport Restoration Foundation Property 680 Bellevue Avenue.

Perched along tony Bellevue Avenue. 10 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . dining and leisure recreational activity. check out the calendar of events. the Newport Historical Society. gardens. The Loeb Center and Redwood Library & Athenæum. Linden Place. as well International Tennis Hall of Fame as a robust events calendar. Spirited special events and festivals scheduled throughout the year include international culinary and cultural festivals. the oldest lending library in America. For more information. the Newport Art Museum. Colt and Barrymore families who hosted four presidents and was once the hub of Bristol society. an 1810 Federal period mansion. Newport’s Old Quarter is best known as the cultural heart of the City. specimen trees and historic stone structures. Touro Synagogue. Newport & Bristol have become premier destinations for shopping. more than a dozen of these palatial homes are preserved—seven of which are National Historic Landmarks—and open for tours. and a destination that music lovers flock to for the legendary folk and jazz festivals. was once home to the famed DeWolf. In more recent history. Bristol’s Blithewold Mansion. Appealing to every kind of traveler. world class sporting events. encompassing the headquarters of the Newport Restoration Foundation. starting on page 14. Gardens & Arboretum is one of New England’s finest horticultural destinations with 33 acres of lawns. Newport & Bristol are as diverse as they are memorable.THINGS TO DO The Breakers Continued from page 8 famed “summer cottages” of America’s Gilded Age.

friends or a romantic sail for two. All are available for corporate and private charter Vessels depart daily from Bannisters Wharf in the heart of historic downtown Newport. Harborside Inn Jailhouse Inn Yankee Peddler Inn Pequot Hotel HOTELS & CRUISES 800. on-site parking and daily New York Times.. Rhode Island’s most popularT Hcruises INGS TO DO day and overnight getaways Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay are the perfect cruising grounds for our 72’ Schooner Madeleine or our high-speed 58’ Prohibition era motor yacht. winters in the Caribbean.9444 atlanticstars. Our cruises are an ideal outing for family.427.395. wireless internet.1343 atlanticstars. Rum Runner II.com .com New England’s most charming Inns in Newport and Martha’s Vineyard You’ll love our central locations and complimentary amenities including European continental breakfast. Arabella is a 160’ yacht with 20 private cabins. sailing 5 night cruises to Martha’s Vineyard and the Islands in the summer. Madeleine Rum Runner II Arabella HOTELS & CRUISES 800.

take a hay ride. After. 7 Propose to the one you love while walking along the romantic Cliff Walk. or just enjoy the bounty of the many farms throughout Bristol & Newport County. 12 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . 8 Boo! Take a haunting Lantern Tour through the Colonial streets and ancient cemeteries of Newport. pick your own peaches. hands-on experience of Colonial farming at Bristol’s historic Coggeshall Farm. sip some apple cider.” a Portuguese fried dough pastry. 6 Plan a progressive wine tour and sample the vintages from our local wineries: Sakonnet. uses more than 450 pounds of organic gingerbread and wears 50 gallons of royal icing. piping hot and covered with sugar from Ma’s Donuts – a must on a Sunday morning! 12 This December. 2 Indulge yourself with the “peppermint pedicure” at the Stillwater Spa at the Newport Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa. 4 Rent a boogie board and catch the waves at Second Beach in Middletown. 11 Buy a “malassada. 10 Feed the fish and horseshoe crabs at the Save The Bay Exploration Center at Easton’s Beach. 5 Take a spin on an antique carousel horse at Newport’s Easton’s Beach Rotunda. hydrate yourself with a refreshing Del’s Lemonade. don’t miss the largest Gingerbread Lighthouse in New England at the Newport Marriott. the second Thursday of every month. It takes more than 100 hours to bake. 15 Art lovers of all mediums. now celebrating its 200th Anniversary. part of the Christmas in Newport celebration. 13 Buy an ice cream cone at the Daily #24 Scoop and sit in Independence Park to watch the sunset over Bristol harbor. stands 16 feet tall. 3 Immerse yourself in an authentic. a mansion house in Bristol. Greenvale and Newport.THINGS TO DO Staff Picks and Insider Tips 1 Check out the new home of Newport’s Coastal Extreme Brewing Company. 9 Meet an alpaca. featuring the“Newport Storm” microbrew. explore and experience Newport Gallery Night. 14 Step back in time and experience historic Linden Place. wander through a corn maze.

18 Pack a romantic picnic for two and head out to Beavertail Lighthouse in Jamestown. 20 Grab an “Awful Awful” at one of the many Newport Creamery restaurants in Middletown.com when planning your trip to this destination and be sure to stop into the Visitors’ Center and say “hi” to our friendly information specialists. your first stop for the top ice cream in the area. in Tiverton. 17 Watch the sunrise at the Osamequin Bird Sanctuary in Barrington.” an authentic journey back in time to explore more than 300 years of history. Best flavor? Coffee! 25 Visit GoNewport. 24 Make Gray’s Ice Cream shop.GoNewport.. 19 Experience the Arts and Cultural Neighborhood of Newport’s “Old Quarter.com 13 . S TA F F P I C K S A N D I N S I D E R T I P S #3 16 Be a lighthouse keeper and spend the night in the Rose Island Lighthouse. yes Free! 22 Check out all of the many different kinds of “Chowda” at the Great Chowder Cook-Off event in Newport! 23 Visit the Aquidneck Lobster Company at the end of Bowen’s Wharf and look for that 80-pound lobster! It’s also a great place to buy fresh fish right off the boats.. #4 www. Bristol and Barrington.oh and don’t forget the unique toppings like Oreo cookies. surrounded by the tranquility of Narragansett Bay. or sprinkles! 21 Head to the International Tennis Hall of Fame where admission this year is FREE for those sixteen years and younger.

org 14 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . Enjoy 3-course lunches Celebrate all that is Irish during this exciting for $16 and 3-course dinners for $30 at month-long celebration. America’s Cup Avenue. Newport. GoNewport. Irish step-dancing. Mansion. Newport Yachting Center.com 401-253-2707.com. 401-845-9123. NewportIrish. Sam Adams beer dinners Citywide. 800-976-5122. MARCH 19-28: Newport & Bristol Spring MARCH 1-31: Newport Irish Heritage Month. and more. Kendall-Jackson Jameson Irish Drink Contest. weather dependent. Mansion. Gardens and Arboretum. 401-846-3018. Patrick’s Day Parade. 800-976-5122. Skating Center. with a spectacular display of to create traditional & contemporary Irish more than 50. GoNewport.com GoNewportRestaurantWeek. and much more. Newport.com MARCH 4-7: 10th Kinsale Ireland Festival of APRIL 10-MAY 2: Daffodil Days at Blithewold Fine Food. 401-845-9123. show off their cookery talents 33-acre estate. Restaurant Week. Chefs from Newport’s sister city. Blithewold cuisine. Blithewold. Ireland.000 daffodils. featuring Celtic more than 50 county-wide participating storytelling. restaurants. lectures. Celebrate spring at this beautiful Kinsale.CALENDAR OF EVENTS Daffodil Days at Blithewold Mansion SPRING THROUGH MARCH: Sovereign Bank Family MARCH 13: Newport St. wine & food pairings. at participating Newport restaurants.com SkateNewport. Bristol. 401-845-9123. Kicks off at 11am at City Hall. 401-845-9123. Culinary demos.

live thru Sept.com JULY 5-11: Campbell’s Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. Over Newport Harbor. A spectacular 3-day event featuring the beautiful surroundings of one of Newport’s the best in classical and contemporary jazz. Join pros Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon for a NewportAntiquesShow. Watch 32 of the world’s top tennis players compete on the legendary grass courts of the International Tennis Hall of Fame. NewportFestivals. NewportFestivals. View some of Newport’s most prestigious private gardens. 401-846-1600.com JULY 17-18: Warren Quahog Festival. Off. JUNE 27-29: CVS Caremark Charity Golf Classic. GlenFarm. Enjoy 60 concerts in the Newport Mansions with American and international artists. The parade forms at Chestnut and Hope Streets.com 15 . A variety JUNE 5: International Polo Series.com JUNE THROUGH AUGUST: Sunset Music Series. 401-847-1000. Award-winning comedians make you laugh under waterfront tents. With more than 40 antique dealers exhibiting. NewportGulls. Cardines Field. 401-846-1600. Arts and crafts vendors. Barrington.org JULY 9-11: Secret Garden Tours. Internationally known musicians perform under waterfront tents.org AUGUST 13-15: The Newport Antiques Show. Opening day of fresh seafood. Military & Firemen’s Fourth of July Parade.net NewportMansions. Restaurants and chefs compete to become Presenting legendary folk musicians alongside the Chowder Champion. 401-847-3700. Newport Yachting top contemporary artists. Center. SecretGardenTours. 401-847-3700. picturesque mansions.com JUNE THROUGH AUGUST: Newport Comedy Series. season runs through August. stuffed quahogs and of the International Polo Series. NewportMusic. Warren.net JUNE 25-27: Newport Flower Show. New AUGUST 6-8: The CareFusion Newport Jazz England’s most elegant flower show is staged in Festival. Rhode Island Country Club. Newport Yachting Center. A festival of friendship between Newport and Japan that Bristol Fourth of July Parade www. The nation’s oldest Fourth of July parade.com 401-845-6832. NewportJazzFest. 866-287-9441. 401-410-0045. 401-847-0514. Citywide.com golf tournament to raise millions of dollars for Continued on page 16 charity.org JULY 15-18: Black Ships Festival. July4thBristolRI. 401-253-0445.GoNewport. CALENDAR OF EVENTS SUMMER offers a variety of events emphasizing Japanese JUNE 4: Opening Day of Newport Gulls Baseball arts and culture. 401-849-6053. 401-847-7666. NewportFestivals. TennisFame. Bristol.com JULY 4: Fireworks. chowders. 401-847-7090. 401-849-0700. Rosecliff.com JULY 9-25: Newport Music Festival. JULY 30-AUGUST 1: Newport Folk Festival.com NewportFolkFest. Newport Yachting Center. 401-846-1600. JUNE 5: The Schweppes Great Chowder Cook. every Saturday clam cakes. JULY 5: The 225th Annual Bristol Civic. CVSCharityClassic.com entertainment. NewportEvents.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS Continued from page 15 AUGUST 20-22: Newport WineFest.com Wine Festival. Tour some of Newport’s most prestigious private 401-846-2577. home and garden competition. Five stages of continuous arts and culture. Offering SEPTEMBER 16-19: The 39th Annual Newport a food and wine experience with tastings of International Boat Show. NormanBirdSanctuary. Middletown. crafts. MOY. SEPTEMBER 24-26: Newport Mansions Food & 860-953-0444.org OCTOBER 2-3: Taste of Rhode Island.com country store. 401-846-1115. beers. entertainment and more than 100 entertainers 401-846-1600. SEPTEMBER 3-5: The Classic Yacht Regatta & BowensWharf.com local and regional chefs. One of the largest Irish OCTOBER 2-3: Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest celebrations in the country. SEPTEMBER 10-12: Secret Garden Tours Fall. 401-847-1000. NewportWineFest. and gourmet dishes prepared by the finest NewportBoatShow. AquidneckIslandArtsFestival. 401-847-1018.org gardens. pony rides. Join more than 100 of the finest AUGUST 28-29: Newport Arts Festival. specialty Newport watercraft.com and exhibitors. games. Center.org SEPTEMBER 25-26: Bowen’s Wharf FALL Seafood Festival Seafood and live music beneath the wharf’s tents. 401-846-1600. Newport Yachting Center. entertainment. spirits. hay rides and more. Enjoy food. See the finest hundreds of world-class wines. NewportMansions. Museum of Yachting. SecretGardenTours.org Continued on page 18 Norman Bird Sanctuary Harvest Fair 16 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . 401-849-2243. NewportFestivals. a SEPTEMBER 4-6: The Newport Waterfront celebration of the state’s finest restaurants. Newport Yachting Fair.com Parade.org amid the elegance of the Newport mansions. 401-847-0514. NewportFestivals. vintners for a unique food and wine experience 401-847-0960. Newport Yachting Center. Irish Festival.

™ Travel Guide readers recieve a Free* Newport’s Old Quarter Canvas Tote Bag-Print the coupon at www. 841 . and restaurants of this 300 year old arts-and-culture neighborhood. Newport Art Museum. 76 Bellevue Avenue Redwood Library & Athenæum. All on foot. 127 Thames Street Newport Art Museum & Art Association. places of worship. and take a walk through Newport’s Old Quarter. shops. 416 Thames Street TheOldQuarter. or Whitehorne House. taverns. including the country's largest collection of Colonial houses. Redwood Library & Athenæum.org/TravelGuide.org/TravelGuide. 50 Bellevue Avenue Whitehorne House. Explore the galleries. THINGS TO DO Discover 300 Years of Arts & Culture Park the car. Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market. and the other fascinating sites that document its storied history as America's harbor of religious freedom.asp 4 0 1 .asp And redeem your coupon at one of the locations below.TheOldQuarter. Experience its striking 18th and 19th century buildings. 8770 . Start your journey back in time with a map from our web site or one of our Old Quarter members: Museum of Newport History at the Brick Market. Stroll along the tree-lined streets to the Old Quarter's museums.

more than NOVEMBER 19-JANUARY 2: Christmas at the 160 events throughout Newport County. Weingarten and 12pm. Newport’s DECEMBER 1-31: Christmas in Newport.org ext. New England’s largest authentic German WINTER 2011 Oktoberfest. NewportBridalShow. Tours. Enjoy 3-course lunches for 401-823-7411.org FEBRUARY 19: Newport Bridal Show. experience combining food. Biergarten. NewportEvents. Kendall-Jackson wine & food Extravaganza. SpecialOlympicsRI. Newport Yachting Center. an annual dip into Mackerel Cove. NewportFestivals. Restaurant Week. Winter Festival. A month– largest bridal show. 280. 401-845-9123.com decorations. GoNewportRestaurantWeek.net Marble House at Christmas 18 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . an annual dip into the icy waters off children’s area. international food. OCTOBER 9-11: Festa Italiana. music and 401-845-9123.org $16 and 3-course dinners for $30 at more than FEBRUARY 11-20: The 23rd Annual Newport 50 county-wide participating restaurants. events. featuring 80 vendors. 401-849-6454. 401-849-3300. NewportMansions. Celebrating An annual boat parade featuring yachts. GoNewport. New England’s Winter Culinary demos. 401-849-1000. offering a unique winter pairings. and kayaks all lit up for the holiday on throughout Newport County.com JANUARY 1: Jamestown Penguin Plunge.com entertainment for all ages. caroling. Sam Adams beer dinners and more. long celebration of the holiday with citywide fashion shows and prizes.CALENDAR OF EVENTS Continued from page 16 DECEMBER 4: The Holiday Harbor Lights Parade. ChristmasInNewport. 401-845-9123. parade. and festive 401-847-7666. featuring Bavarian music. JANUARY 1: New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge. NOVEMBER 5-14: Newport & Bristol Fall 12pm.com OCTOBER 9-11: International Oktoberfest. the rich Italian heritage and culture boats. Easton’s Beach. Newport Mansions. canoes. 401-846-0028. 401-846-1600.com GoNewport.

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this 42 -acre w w w .greenvale. 401-849-5000..savebay. OSAMEQUIN NATURE TRAILS Dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through AND BIRD SANCTUARY presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Off the Wampanoag Trail. 10-5pm.10am. c o m www. Single and double sit-on-top kayaks available for hourly rental.. n e w po r t d i n n e r t r a i n .-Sat. 401-846-1983.h t m w w w . restaurant and gourmet deli on-site.newportequestrian. Winery tours daily at 1pm and 3pm. Rte. CLAIRE D. fields and saltwater wetlands. An open. formal out! www . fruit and vegetable gardens. Newport.htm COLT STATE PARK THE NEWPORT DINNER TRAIN Route 114. 114. narrative tours. w w w .com w w w . the Food Network for Dining Excellence. year-round educational and refuge programs. Newport. Newport. which seeks to illustrate agrarian life while Newport Equestrian offers romantic horseback riding by beautiful exploring the interaction between Anglo. on a coastal Rhode Island farm in the last decade of the 18th century. c o m BIRD’S EYE VIEW HELICOPTERS INDEPENDENCE PARK at Newport State Airport.to. with a well-defined trail system leading to the shores of Hundred Acre Cove and bordering wetlands.newportmansions.o r g sanctuary offers woodlands. Open year round. architectural. Sun.h er r es h o f f . Private and group adult instruction for beginners. At Franklin and Oliver Streets.co g g es h a l l f a r m .or g SEGWAY OF NEWPORT 5 W. Home to the award-winning Environmental Education Center. Includes colonial. 401-949-5454./Rt. 401-253-5000. Our beachfront Aquarium also shows children of all ages the wonders of the deep! www . Newport.-Sat.com/eastbay. Portsmouth.riparks. Middletown.com for “Things-to-do” in Newport! Offering Segway and Electric Bicycle tours of scenic Newport. McINTOSH WILDLIFE REFUGE Lively. The ONLY way to see all of Newport and coastal RI. Owned and operated by the town of Barrington. grassy state-owned park on Bristol Harbor. h i s t o r i c t o u r s o f n e w po r t . Howard St. 401-847-3777. 401-843-TOUR (8687). Barrington. 12-5pm.. www.THINGS TO DO ATTRACTIONS AUDUBON SOCIETY OF RHODE ISLAND’S HISTORIC TOURS OF NEWPORT ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER AND 23 America’s Cup Ave.com/w hat. interactive.onlinebristol. Middletown.or g w w w . 401-848-5440. 401-855-1942. Tours leaving daily from Howard’s Wharf. Exquisite full-course meals. 19 America’s Cup Ave. Our helicopter provides outstanding visibility from every seat. Bristol. historic farm alongside the beautiful Sakonnet River. Open year round.c o m / co l t . Open 7 days a week. bike trailhead and parking. 800-398-RIBS. Ferry stop./Rte. 401-619-4010.visitr hodeisland. b i r d s e y e v i e w h e l i c o pt e r s . ww w. Reservations required. 12pm. 138. 287 Third Beach Rd. Featured on carefully nurtured flowering bushes. 12-5pm Sun. no experience needed. A living history museum. award-winning wines and wonderful music on a 50-acre vineyard and winery just minutes from downtown. 401-253-7482. Open 10-5pm.s ailnewpor t. Bristol. w w w . These guided. Individuals and Mon. Middletown. s e gw ay o f n e w p o r t . Newport. Virtual Blackjack Seven-acre Victorian estate with more than 80 sculptured trees and tables and OTB wagering on the best tracks in the country! Check us shrubs in the shape of animals and geometric forms. Bristol. Tastings and tours daily. with Daily tours May-October. Manufacturing Company and the America’s Cup competition.. 114. 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Visit the Enjoy estate-grown.org NEWPORT VINEYARDS & WINERY GREENVALE VINEYARDS 909 East Main Rd. Simply the best way to see Newport. tastings all day. c o m COGGESHALL FARM NEWPORT EQUESTRIAN ACADEMY 1 Colt Dr. Open 7 days..o r g NEWPORT GRAND SLOTS GREEN ANIMALS TOPIARY GARDENS 150 Admiral Kalbfus Rd. 401-849-8385. w ww. Bristol. Gift shop..org SAVE THE BAY SEAL CRUISES 401-324-6020. w w w . 380 Cory’s Ln. Mon. Portsmouth. 114. off Rte. 2pm and 4pm. 401-253-9062. c o m Greenvale Vineyards Continued on page 22 20 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 .newportgrand. Rated #1 on tripadvisor. 401-841-8700.

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streams and ponds with expansive water views. of the 1885 schooner Coronet. Five-night cruises aboard the INTERNATIONAL TENNIS 160-foot Schooner Arabella. nautical items. video and more from the 12th century MANSION & MUSEUM TOURS through today. Noted for its Bannister’s Wharf. www.org 1895. l i n d e n p l ac e . 800-395-1343.newportmansions . winters in the HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM Caribbean. the dining room of this 120 Narragansett Ave.-April.newportmansions. 401-254 -1745. 401-847-1000. CHATEAU-SUR-MER A restoration work in progress.or g 253 Bellevue Ave. Newport. a classic example of high Victorian architecture and KINGSCOTE furnishings. Hope Farm is the quintessential saltwater farm consisting of more than 200 acres of fields.tennisfame.. Bristol..mounthopefarm. Bristol. n e w po r t m a n s i o n s . National Historic Landmark has one of the earliest installations of This Italianate-style villa designed by architect George Champlin Tiffany glass. Newport. w w w . 401-847-1000. Shop carries local interest books. National Historic Landmark. Newport. www. This magnificent estate is Bristol’s “Great House. or g MARBLE HOUSE 596 Bellevue Ave. 401-847-6921. Open 10-5pm May-September. www. 401-253-2707. historical interest. superbly carved and grained woodwork and fine collection of Schooner Madeleine and Motoryacht Rumrunner II.new portmansions. or g HUNTER HOUSE BOAT TOURS & CHARTERS 54 Washington St.or g 500 Hope St.newportmansions. Newport. Discover the history of tennis and its superstars through a diverse collection of memorabilia. w w w .. ww w.vikingtoursnewport.new portmansions. or g 70 Perry St. The Museum is housed within stunning Victorian architecture and surrounded by grass courts available for public play. CHEPSTOW A Gothic Revival cottage built in 1841.org MT. Bristol. Newport. fo r ta dam s . Washington Square.. Audio Tour. www. Newport. CLASSIC CRUISES OF NEWPORT This National Historical Landmark was built in 1748. Newport. modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles. w ww. 401-847-1000.. Newport.. Enjoy the audio tour at this elegant French chateau built for a The 66 acres of salt marsh and bordering upland field habitat are Philadelphia millionaire in 1901. 401-949-5454. Newport. Kids 16 & under free! w ww. 449 Thames St.com 194 Bellevue Ave. Saturdays Nov. 401-848-5777. Newport history starts here! Newport Historical Society offers exhibits and history walking tours. 401-841-8770. o r g 22 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . 401-847-1000. Closed this National Historic Landmark built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II in Tuesdays.. Colts. THE ISAAC BELL HOUSE w w w . Newport. 401-841-0707. INTERNATIONAL YACHT RESTORATION SCHOOL One of the finest garden estates in New England is open for tours. o r g View exhibits at the IYRS Visitor Center and take a tour THE BREAKERS of the school’s waterfront campus including the restoration 44 Ochre Point Ave. with its elaborate sunken garden. art. houses a collection of 19th-century landscape LINDEN PLACE paintings by Hudson River School artists. including admission to Newport Mansions. Daily Climb the ramparts to the most spectacular view in Newport and Tours May-Oct. Newport’s favorite Townsend and Goddard furniture. www .iyrs. Caswell Massey Apothecary. Newport. This 1852 stone villa was the first of Newport’s palatial summer built in 1883. with 70 rooms including a 45-foot-high central great hall. Summers in New England.THINGS TO DO Continued from page 20 THE ELMS TOUISSET MARSH WILDLIFE REFUGE 367 Bellevue Ave. w ww. GARDENS AND ARBORETUM Open daily. 401-847-1000. www. 401-847-1000. HOPE FARM 250 Metacom Ave.. Narrated trolley tour includes more than 150 different points of Visit Historic Fort Adams.. Alva Vanderbilt worked with the architect to design her temple to the arts.asri. great for hiking and exploring.newportmans ions . w w w . w w w . woods. Warren.or g harbor cruises..atlanticstars. BLITHEWOLD MANSION. and Barrymores entertained presidents and is now often used for wedding receptions. Touisset Rd. Newport.. n e w po r t h i s t or i c a l .or g National Historic Landmark. 401-849-3990.org mansions. Water taxi to the Museum of Experience the new audio tour and view never-before-seen rooms in Yachting at Fort Adams. at Bellevue Ave.. America’s largest coastal fortification.com 101 Ferry Rd. The Mt..newportmansions. Newport. www. ww w. www . 401-253-0390.org VIKING TOURS OF NEWPORT FORT ADAMS STATE PARK 23 America’s Cup Ave..com enter the listening tunnels deep beneath the Fort walls. 401-847-1000. 401-847-1000.org Mason in 1860. Departing daily May-Oct. Newport.. this National Historical Landmark is 474 Bellevue Ave. one of the finest examples of shingle-style architecture in America.. National Historic Landmark. reproduction furniture. b l i t he w o l d ..com MUSEUM & SHOP AT BRICK MARKET 127 Thames St.” where Linden Place generations of seafaring DeWolfs.

w w w . ww w.moy. You will leave feeling renewed and relaxed in our restaurants and family fun— all within walking distance of each luxurious personal refuge. a swim in the lap pool. Rosecliff. Explore 300 years of culture in this lovely historic neighborhood. High speed from Point Judith.com SERVICES & SPAS NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTY THE SPA AT NEWPORT MARRIOTT CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU 25 America’s Cup Ave.. Narragansett. www. Visit the Newport mansion of heiress. Isaac Bell House. 401-847-1018.com www.hotelviking.newportartmuseum.. Hunter House.org NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 492 Bellevue Avenue. RI offers a thriving arts district.blockislandinfo. THINGS TO DO MUSEUM OF YACHTING Fort Adams State Park. www. 866-783-7996.com/s pa. G o N e w po r t . Begin at the Museum of Newport History.. Take advantage of a state-of-the-art city.org Parking nearby. body and spirit.com 23 . galley and cocktail bars sail Duke. sophisticated Various nail and skin treatments. collector and traveler Doris Ferries with enclosed passenger areas.org NEWPORT’S OLD QUARTER 127 Thames St. Stroll through streets filled with The Spa at Newport Marriott Colonial homes along with charming shops. Nine treatment rooms.o r g NEWPORT ART MUSEUM 76 Bellevue Ave. Newport. 401-847-1000. Newport. 2010. w ww.. ww w.GoNewport. Wyeth and 75 others at Vernon Court. Offering 16 massage therapies. w ww. ww w. restaurants and galleries. See outstanding contemporary and historic regional art and the 19th century National Historic Landmark. Newport. Boat charters available. Block Island. One Goat Island. “Golden Age” Art in “Gilded Age” Architecture. NEWPORT COUNTY Award-winning spa & full service salon featuring products. CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU Newport’s premier spa for rejuvenating your mind. n e w po r t . sundeck. 1 Sabin St. The Elms and Marble House as w w w . www.. Griswold House. Providence. exceptional workout facility. Free parking. Maxfield Parrish. tours. Newport. Water taxi to and from downtown Newport. n e w po r t r e s t or at i o n .a m er i ca n i l l u s t r a t i o n . Some TRANSPORTATION properties open seasonally. Newport. 401-845-9123. G oN e w p o r t R e s t a u r a n t W e e k. www. and therapies inspired by the sea. Enjoy concerts.or g BLOCK ISLAND FERRY/ ROUGH POINT INTERSTATE NAVIGATION COMPANY 680 Bellevue Ave.. Open 10- 5:30pm June through mid-October. 1 Bellevue Ave.com w w w . services 401-847-1000. 548 Bellevue Ave. Newport. Newport.newpor tmar riott. c o m . 401-849-1000. 800-383-BIRI. c o m .blockislandfer ry. A unique blend of historic New England town and hip. wine and canapes on the terrace and a guided evening stroll through the garden.com Hollywood movies. Chepstow. Indulge in relaxation.. Kingscote. RI. an architectural treasure. Closed Tuesdays.amtrak. including Thai and Indonesian rituals. 401-851-1234. 401-848-4848. Providence. Admission fees. 401-847-8344. The Elms After Hours Tour includes a first floor tour. o r g 1 Water Street. Block Island beckons! Hop the ferry at Fort Adams in Newport and spend a day experiencing one of Rhode Island’s gems. Explore exhibits on yachting’s past. or take w w w . take a boatbuilding class or enjoy a walk along the waterfront. Original illustrations by Norman Rockwell. www. 401.org AMTRAK ROSECLIFF 800-USA-RAIL. See the Doris Duke Collection of 18th Century Newport Furniture. Rosecliff hosted and Kingston. 401-783-7996. 401-848-8200. w ww. art classes. Newport.. Amtrak provides service from throughout the Northeast to Providence Completed in 1902 for a Nevada silver heiress. massages and more. RI TOURISM OFFICES including work by famed Newport cabinetmakers Townsend and Goddard. Doris Duke’s Extraordinary Vision: Saving 18th Century Newport daily from Point Judith and Newport. Adjacent to fitness center & indoor/outdoor pools. Newport. 23 America’s Cup Ave.851-8949.cfm other. Newport. is now on exhibit April-Nov. on display in this Federal period home. w w w . t h e o l d q ua r t e r .newportrestoration.com WHITEHORNE HOUSE 416 Thames St. BLOCK ISLAND TOURISM COUNCIL w w w . lectures. 401-841-8770.newportmans ions . 800-976-5122. c om well as Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth. o r g STILLWATER SPA PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa. all year. Leyendecker. Y o u r N e w po r t W e dd i n g . 401-847-2448. 800-233-1636. present and future. You’ll be glad you did. Newport. Both of these stations offer easy access to Newport spectacular parties and has been used as a film set for several and its surrounding areas. h y a t t .goprovidence.newpor tmansions. Facial treatments. 401-849-7300. Chateau-sur-Mer. events. c o m SPA TERRE PROVIDENCE WARWICK at the Hotel Viking. w w w .. Private Tours of The Breakers.

Biodiesel is also what fuels the Alletta Morris.THINGS TO DO Go Green I t’s not just historic and cultural treasures Newport and Bristol Counties strives to preserve. energy and water conservation and waste reduction. it is its natural treasures as well. rent a bike. attractions. a 45-foot educational vessel used by Save The Bay. and visitors who join our commitment to reduce. Many area accommodations have implemented eco-friendly policies and initiatives including recycling. boutiques. with many retailers and restaurants clustered together for convenience. The company collects and recycles waste vegetable oil from hundreds of restaurants in Southern New England to produce a clean-burning. 24 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . hop a trolley. Some have installed low-flow showerheads and toilets in addition to energy-efficient lighting in guest rooms. Visitors committed to sustainable travel can do their part by following in-room guidelines for reusing towels and linens. transportation modes. so we applaud area hotels. Many hotels and inns provide shuttles to area attractions as well — tag along with fellow guests to reduce multiple trips. Surrounded by and dependent on its natural resources. Park at the Newport Visitor’s Center to travel by foot. restaurants. “going green” and reducing our environmental impact only makes sense. public areas and meeting spaces. Newport Biodiesel. or for longer treks. inns and bed and breakfasts. reuse and recycle. businesses. renewable and locally-sourced fuel for vehicles as well as for home heat. and provide complimentary meeting supplies made from recycled materials. proffer organic bath amenities. Downtown Newport and Bristol are both pedestrian-friendly. We’re home to Rhode Island’s only major sustainable and alternative fuel producer. board a helicopter or tour the City-by-the-Sea via Segway™.

Middletown and Tiverton or Colt State Park Farmers’ Market in Bristol. Some find their flavors at the seasonal Aquidneck Growers’ Market in Newport.GoNewport. Preserving the beauty of Newport and Bristol Counties for future generations is something we’re committed to and we hope our visitors will join us in this important pledge. fresh and locally-grown and raised ingredients. offering farm to fork dining with in-season vegetables and produce in addition to homemade pasta and sauces.com 25 . GO GREEN a Rhode Island-based organization committed to protecting and restoring Narragansett Bay and its watershed. www. Restaurants also do their part with chefs crafting menus centered on organic. artisanal breads and cheeses.

theaters and performance venues. the world’s largest tennis museum.THINGS TO DO Newport Potters Guild Arts and Culture H ome to the oldest lending library. galleries. Newport welcomes history buffs from around the world. Touro Synagogue and Redwood Library & Athenæum. The Great Friends Meeting House (the oldest surviving house of worship in Newport). the nation’s largest coastal fortification. our vibrant arts and cultural attractions include Gilded Age mansions.S. architectural landmarks and a thriving artisan community. Devoted to preserving our past. and the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House (the City’s oldest surviving residential home). a summer retreat for two presidents and the birthplace of the U. the Newport Historical Society operates The Museum of Newport History. 26 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . Founded as refuges for religious toleration and political freedom. Today. synagogue and continuously operating tavern in America. The Society is part of Newport’s Old Quarter. as is the Newport Art Museum. Newport and Bristol Counties share a rich. With more Colonial Era structures than any American city. living history museums. farms. Navy. Newport has a long legacy celebrating history. arts and culture. cultural heritage dating back more than three centuries. considered the cultural center of the City. historic homes.

a quaint village of 18th century buildings. The Newport Bristol Heritage Passage promotes the many historic and cultural attractions within the ten-mile corridor between Thames Street in Newport and Thames Street in Bristol. where the center line is painted red. showcased in galleries throughout both counties.com 27 . 1996 www. white. In Bristol. two farms remain virtually unchanged from their centuries-old past: Coggeshall Farm Museum and Mount Hope Farm. History.C. a hub of antiques. theater and dance have long enriched Newport and Bristol Counties. A real find is a visit to Tiverton Four Corners. While all these Bristol landmarks are intriguing. creating a cultural community whose influence reaches far beyond our borders. Filming of Amistad in Newport. Maxfield Parrish and N. The works of present day local artists. Wyeth. film. fine art and craft shops. to be part of the nation’s oldest continuous Independence Day celebration. A R TS A N D C U LT U R E The National Museum of American Illustration exhibits the country’s largest collection of illustrative art with masterpieces by Norman Rockwell.GoNewport. marking its 225th year! Thousands gather along Hope Street. take center stage during monthly Gallery Nights. arguably none can rival Bristol’s most storied tradition: the Fourth of July Parade. and blue. arts. the Herreshoff Marine Museum is a maritime treasure trove. Nutcracker at Rosecliff and nearby. The Audubon Environmental Island Moving Education Center is a state-of-the-art Company’s natural history museum and aquarium.

the romance of Newport and Bristol Counties is palpable. blaze a trail of a different kind: the Coastal Wine Trail. or our two local micro-breweries and distillery found in Newport. Your hotel or innkeeper might also arrange a rose petal bath. and of course. a 3. Lunch at an authentic seaside clam shack or have provisions packed for you in advance for a “Picnic in the Park” at either Fort Adams State Park. Bellevue Avenue. wherever you place the blame. or head over to Bristol’s Thames Street Landing. partake in a Newport tradition: a sunset champagne toast. YourNewportWedding. A gourmet breakfast enjoyed in an elegantly-appointed bed and breakfast dining room will make you both swoon or can be equally savored in a cozy café. quaint inns or enchanting bed and breakfasts. or if the simplicity of a raw bar paired with a cold beer or sushi and sake sound more your style. some including discounts to spas. Start your escape by settling into one of the area’s luxurious hotels.com to plot your getaway today. to watch the sun cast its brilliant last light beyond Newport Harbor and in its last moments. Or. the church steeples peeking over vibrant-hued foliage or the winding country roads sprinkled with roadside farm stands. Planning a romantic escape to Newport and Bristol County affords endless possibilities.com. By evening.5-mile trail hugging Newport’s coastline. A diverse array of specially-priced Romance Packages with accommodations are available at GoNewport. Colt State Park or Brenton Point. Take in the shops at Washington Square. vineyards and scenic attractions. Visit GoNewport. Brick Market Place. where the view of the crashing waves below is only rivaled by the palatial mansions of the Gilded Age elite. featuring nine Southeastern New England wineries. an indulgent multi-course dinner by candlelight can be savored at one of many intimate bistros. Bowen’s and Bannister’s Wharves.com 28 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . accompanied by the warming glow in the fireplace. Thames Street. prepared after a long day of touring. trendy restaurants. Your escape will definitely get off on the right foot with chocolate-covered strawberries. a bouquet of flowers or champagne delivered to your room upon arrival. where unique shops run the gamut. Stroll along Cliff Walk together. Book passage on a cruise. you can find that too.THINGS TO DO Couple Friendly B lame it on the saltwater breeze or the charm of cobblestone streets. either by sailboat or motor yacht.

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The beach is also home to the Save The Bay Exploration Center.com to plan your family- friendly escape today! 30 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . home of the Newport Gulls. Children enthralled with nature are catered to at Middletown’s Norman Bird Sanctuary with year- round family nights. Newport’s Easton’s Beach attracts the little ones with a concession stand.THINGS TO DO Kid Friendly E ven Newport and Bristol Counties’ littlest visitors will discover people and places that will make their extended vacation or weekend escape one to remember. and let you pet the biggest in their lot. and offers more than 200 events for the young and young at heart. guided walks. where kids take center stage throughout the annual Newport Winter Festival. lapping waves of Third Beach are ideal for young ones just earning their fins. but ask a Wellie-wearing fisherman about lobster and he’ll likely show you a real grandfather of the sea. Visit GoNewport. families should head to Newport’s Aquidneck Lobster Company. Strap on your skates and head to the outdoor skating rink in the heart of Newport. or take a seal- watching tour on Narragansett Bay. To get up close with a New England icon. playground and in-season concerts and events. In Middletown. Arguably our greatest family- friendly resource is our beaches. At nearby Cardines Baseball Field. day-trips. This 10-day extravaganza coincides with school vacation week. carousel. Families revel in the quiet season. bumper boats. crabs and fish. hands-on children’s stations and nature discovery programs. the soft. This operational fish market at the end of Bowen’s Wharf is the clearinghouse for just-caught clams. where miles of diverse shoreline accommodate experienced swimmers and water-winged beginners. Take advantage of the sea-swept breezes and head to Brenton Point on Newport’s scenic Ocean Drive (this is also an ideal drive to savor an ice cream cone or Del’s Lemonade) where summer weekends mean kite flying. At Bristol’s Coggeshall Farm Museum. families can watch the boys of summer hit home runs against their New England Collegiate Baseball League opponents in an old-fashioned ballpark for just a few dollars. an interactive marine science learning center where children are encouraged to roll their sleeves up and learn more about the sea and its creatures. animals roam the acres while seasonal festivals include plenty of children’s activities.

Departs daily from PT.ORG Only 30 Minutes to Block Island 401-324-6020 175 Memorial Blvd.org or www.Labor Day. currently being restored at IYRS. K I D F R I E N D LY MUSEUM & SHOP     AT BRICK MARKET SO MUCH TO SEE AT IYRS & MoY TOURS • EXHIBITS • SHOPPING . INTERNATIONAL YACHT MUSEUM OF RESTORATION SCHOOL YACHTING 449 Thames Street Fort Adams State Park Newport Newport 401-848-5777 401-847-1018 For more information.com www.iyrs.GoNewport. JUDITH TRADITIONAL FERRY FROM NEWPORT TOLL FREE (866) 783-7996 www. go to www.com 31 .org fun family exploration with 150 marine species. Coronet restoration at IYRS . hands-on activities and a beachfront location. New exhibits at MoY See the 1885 schooner Coronet. visit HIGH-SPEED FERRY SAVEBAY. ( WINTER SEAL CRUISES TOO!) Open daily Memorial .blockislandferry. FASTon our GET THERE For winter hours.moy. Take the water taxi to MoY . Visitor center at IYRS . minutes from downtown Newport.

Rufus.” or area pet boutiques like Wag Nation and Woof! that love to meet visiting furry friends. Be sure to inquire about any additional fees. a java joint at the tip of Bannister’s Wharf. Pet-friendly accommodations in Newport and Bristol County range from luxury hotels to bed and breakfasts. or Aidan’s Pub in Bristol. Fort Adams State Park and Ballard Park. Leashed dogs are welcome on Newport’s Cliff Walk. Tiverton’s Pardon Gray Preserve and Weetamoo Woods as well as Bristol’s Colt State Park also welcome leashed dogs. 32 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . with camels. and H2O in Newport. watch the bustle of Washington Square outside at Jonathan’s Ocean Coffee Roasters. and can run free at the City’s official Dog Park. Your concierge or innkeeper can steer you in the direction of local dog-sitters if you seek a “human- only” outing. Start the day off in Newport as sailors prepare for a day on the sea at Belle’s Café at Newport Shipyard. Carouse with other canines at a number of local “Yappy Hours. inns and bed and breakfasts offer pet- friendly rooms and suites. Dining with your pooch is a pleasure at many restaurants with outdoor eating areas.THINGS TO DO Pet Friendly W e don’t reserve our hospitality for human guests alone. Even late tobacco heiress Doris Duke delighted in the company of her most loyal companions. or take in the “rush hour” of Newport Harbor with fresh pastry and cappuccino at The Coffee Grinder. giraffes and a pack of dogs at her Rough Point estate on Bellevue Avenue. Jamestown’s Tricia’s Tropi-Grille and Trattoria Simpatico. Enjoy a casual lunch or dinner at O’Brien’s Pub. we also have plenty of places to stay and things to do with your furry friends. chose the posh Hotel Viking in Newport for a little post-victory rest and relaxation. while well-behaved pups can cruise the salt-water swells aboard Newport’s Oldport Harbor Shuttle. the Bull Terrier crowned 2006’s Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show. Many local hotels. Work off the morning’s indulgences at local parks and trails.

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fish are popular fish matures. Eelgrass plants are vital components of scorpion than a crab. transitioning from shallow sandy water on the left to deeper rock-filled water on the right. bulldozed Southern New England. Can you spot all the animals in their natural habitat? EELGRASS HORSESHOE CRAB AMERICAN EEL FLOUNDER Is a rooted. coastal ecosystems. to numerous aquatic species. The painting features 50 native plant and animal species in life-size scale. It is an idealistic under and overwater cross-section of Narragansett Bay habitats.000 years ago when the Wisconsin Glacier. vascular. its system. cycling nutrients uses copper instead from the water column and stabilizing marine of iron as the base of sediments. more than a mile thick. flowering plant that lives This animal.THINGS TO DO Our Living Bay O ne of Newport County’s most precious resources is Narragansett Bay and the life teeming within it. It is fed by a mixture of fresh water from the Blackstone. the other side of and estuarine waters in large meadows or small with a spider or these elongated its head as this beds. as it in Asian cuisine. the West Passage and the Sakonnet River. The ice eventually receded and flooded the coastal river valley in Rhode Island. Taunton and Pawtuxet Rivers and with salt water from the Atlantic Ocean. It was formed about 18. creating the East Passage. which Dwelling in One eye moves to and grows below the water surface in coastal has more in common shallow water. 34 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . providing food and shelter has blue blood. scooping up land and redepositing it. Below is a reproduction of a mural (30 feet wide by 10 feet high) by local artist Amy Bartlett Wright at the Save The Bay Center in Providence.

For more information and hours. where shellfish it when wading along (and garbage left the shore. a more streamlined entry into the They can live as long water. call free-swimming.com 35 . it might characteristic half-jump as they behind by beachgoers) defensively nip at dive. shore.8 million people live in the watershed and clams. families and children interested in learning more some of these about Narragansett Bay. washed ashore are congregate near the though if you step on snakes. Tourism: About 12 million people visit the Bay each year LION’S The Save The Bay Exploration Center in Newport is an interactive marine MANE JELLY science learning center that offers educational programs and activities The stings of for school groups. fish and even water jellies that have scavengers. presumably to give themselves is easily accessible. the HERRING GULL SPIDER CRAB smaller clear These birds are This omnivore feeds This fish-eating shore bird dines on small eels. Under water they propel as 50 years. tentacled jellyfish are toxic. themselves with their feet. 401-324-6020 or visit savebay. and usually mostly on algae. though many species make a harmless. They dive from the surface. your toes. 69 degrees in summer movable skeleton to hunt for shelled Tidal Range: 3-4 feet every 12 hours animals such as oysters Population: About 1.GoNewport. N A R R A G A N S E T T B AY Narragansett Bay Facts Length: 25 miles Volume: 706 billion gallons at mid-tide Deepest Point: 184 feet in East Passage off Castle Hill Lighthouse Shoreline: 256 miles (including islands) COMMON SEA STARS These sea stars use a Average Temperature: 32 degrees in winter.org. www. CORMORANT However. and should be treated immediately.

able to secure a last-minute reservation for a coveted table. Full service and lavishly-appointed boutique hotels or inns offer modern luxury. Newport and Bristol County are peppered with charming bed and breakfasts and Continued on page 38 36 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . Newport and Bristol Counties have earned an enviable legacy of generous hospitality. phenomenal water views. intimate bed and breakfasts and everything in between accommodate travelers within every budget. offering rich history in addition to unparalleled views of Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay. Spacious suites and indulgent spas are the perfect recipe for a romantic getaway or fun-filled girls’ weekend. Today. while shuttle services make light work of getting downtown in a hurry. by trolley. Personable concierges stand ready. major name hotels and spas.W H E R E T O S TAY The Chanler at Cliff Walk W elcoming shipping merchants and seafarers for short and extended stays for centuries. top-notch dining and in most cases. by sea) or to plan your trek to Fort Adams. via water taxi. every amenity. find a tour to fit your preference (by foot.

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Take a relaxing soak in a hot tub overlooking the harbor after a day at the beach or curl up by the fireplace following a brisk winter walk. Awake to the scent of a freshly prepared gourmet breakfast and refuel later in the day by taking an afternoon tea. all tailored to every type of visitor and made available through the Newport and Bristol County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. dining vouchers. last minute Residence Inn Marriott deals and travel information. personal favorites and hidden gems. Hyatt Regency Newport Hotel & Spa 38 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . fun and ultimately affordable. Throughout the year. so pitch a tent or plug in an RV in Jamestown. museums and shopping districts. Many area bed and breakfasts and inns are housed in painstakingly-preserved. Middletown and Portsmouth. Visit GoNewport. accommodations are often included in seasonal “get-away” packages with attraction and event tickets. or mingle with other travelers during wine and cheese hour. Colonial Era homes that are centrally located and within easy walking distance of Harborside Inn restaurants. Meanwhile. spa treatments and more. innkeepers are delighted to point you in the direction of local landmarks.W H E R E T O S TAY Continued from page 36 distinctive inns with ambiance ranging from European finery to coastal charm to Victorian splendor. and is relaxing. Camping is an option in the summer months.com for a complete listing of area accommodations.

newporthamptoninn.GoNewport.com www. RI You’ll have a great stay. heated pool.com/pvdnm 401-848-6555 401-849-2000 401-845-2005 800-HAMPTON 800-446-4656 866-456-7835 www. whirlpool & fitness room Enjoy the comforts of or on your private balcony. is connected to the hotel work area. home with a fully Stay connected with equipped kitchen.marriott. business center. for your convenience. free wireless & full breakfast buffet coffee bar.com www. 3 great hotels Hampton Inn & Suites | Howard Johnson Inn | Residence Inn by Marriott NEWPORT/MIDDLETOWN. W H E R E T O S TAY 1 location.newporthojo. and fitness room. Hampton Inn & Suites Howard Johnson Inn Residence Inn by Marriott 317 West Main Road 351 West Main Road 325 West Main Road www.com 39 . and social hour. Pets welcome in selected rooms. and seperate business center. afffordability that will you’ll get a home! We promise! Surprise you! Spread out in our Unwind in the indoor Relax at the sauna. spacious suites. living free internet & Applebee’s Grill & Bar room. Reduce expenses with Save money with a a free hot breakfast Stay connected with complimentary hot buffet & 24 hr. 2 miles from Newport. whirlpool indoor heated pool. Dedicated hospitality & For the price of a room at a great value.

hand-painted rooms with an elevator for easy access. www. Cable TV. Newport.admiralfitzroy.W H E R E T O S TAY LODGING MILL 14 BEST BNBS OF NEWPORT Newport’s most elegant. www . roof deck and wireless internet. 200 full-service rooms. Welcoming business and leisure guests year round. 401-848-8000. Free parking. Free WiFi. co m THE BEECH TREE INN OF NEWPORT 34 Rhode Island Ave..COM La Farge Perry House 40 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . w w w .ch o i c eh o t el s ..c o m BEST WESTERN MAINSTAY INN 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd. fireplaces. two miles from beaches and mansions. 401-847-5330.. Private THE NEWPORT HARBOR bathrooms with Jacuzzi. w w w .almondyinn. 401-848-7202. Oversized rooms are comfortably equipped and include complimentary continental breakfast and HSIA. Jacuzzis.. Fireplaces. 800-478-6155.bestw estern. 1 4 be s t b n b s o f n e w p o r t .com THE ALMONDY BED & BREAKFAST INN 25 Pelham St.com Continued on page 42 AN ALL-SUITE PROPERTY WITH A STRIKING BLEND OF HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE AND CONTEMPORARY STYLING A ROMANTIC ESCAPE TO THE PAST IN NEWPORT’S HISTORIC HILL DISTRICT  MILL STREET INN 75 MILL STREET. www. 866-848-8780. Middletown. JUST STEPS FROM A Victorian Bed and Breakfast Inn. 800-748-6565. 401-849-9880. Private baths. Ten minute walk to attractions. c o m ADMIRAL FITZROY INN INN 398 Thames St. Newport. Delightful Victorian with spacious rooms. Newport. Jacuzzis. free parking. Located in the heart of Newport. romantic and unique Bed & Breakfasts. on-site parking. A/C. Views of Newport Harbor. private baths. Newport. NEWPORT 401-849-9500 800-392-1316 WWW. Five elegant guestrooms. Offers 18 unique.b ee ch t r e ei n n .  Complimentary signature continental breakfast. biggest breakfast in town! One pet friendly room.com AND ATTRACTIONS ATLANTIC BEACH HOTEL QUALITY INN & SUITES 34 Wave Ave. uniquely decorated with fine period antiques. affordable hotel one mile from historic harbor area. Wi-Fi.MILLSTREETINN. continental/gourmet breakfast. King and queen beds. A/C. An all-suites hotel located at Newport’s Easton’s Beach. Gourmet Breakfast. w w w .. one mile from downtown Newport. STREET fireplaces.

Each property is licensed by the City of Newport.com Hydrangea House Inn 800-945-4667 www.blackduckinn.com Newport Blues Inn 401-847-4400 www.almondyinn.com John Easton House 888-682-0042 www.hydrangeahouse.wanderinn.com Brattle House 800-578-2908 www.newportbluesinn.johneaston. Our Inns offer a great variety of period styles.14Best.com .pilgrimhouseinn.com Wander Inn 888-768-2929 www.newportgardnerhouse.brattlehouse.com Newport Gardner House 401-841-8745 www. locations & prices.com Black Duck Inn 401-847-4400 www.samueldurfeehouse.com Spring Street Inn 401-847-4767 www. W H E R E T O S TAY The 14 Best Bed & Breakfast’s of Newport are proud to represent some of the most beautiful & unique Inns of Newport.com www.springstreetinn. Major credit cards are accepted.  Almondy Inn 800-478-6155 www.com Samuel Durfee House 877-696-2374 www.com Pilgrim House Inn 800-525-8373 www.

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Continued on page 46 44 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . c o m This property is proudly part of: LA FARGE PERRY HOUSE The Atlantic Beach Hospitality Group 24 Kay St. E-mail: TheMainstayInn@aol.. exercise room. c om Located directly across from the Newport Grand Casino! IVY LODGE 12 Clay St. Newly remodeled guestrooms and event spaces with sophisticated decor and technology translate ultimate comfort and convenience.com GARDENVIEW B&B 8 Binney St. Military Reunions.com FRANCIS MALBONE HOUSE INN 392 Thames St. 401-849-3335. You’ll have a great stay. 800-556-7126. shopping and attractions HAMPTON INN & SUITES 317 West Main Rd. Enjoy great rooms. Indoor pool. • Waterfront dining with seasonal w w w . 800-826-7866. Middletown. h i e xp r e s s . private whirlpool baths. www . The Atlantic Beach Club • The Comfort Inn: Middletown.thenewport-hotel. 200 room full service hotel. 800-846-0392. whirlpool Senior Tours. Newport. i v y l od g e . Member of the Historic Hotels of America. 401-847-3300. 401-847-2223. Complimentary parking & wireless. Middletown. telephone w/ voicemail.. 209 beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites. RI 02840 HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 401-847-9000 800-955-2558 855 West Main Rd.hotelviking.com 49 America’s Cup Avenue. www. at a great value. RI comfortable common areas throughout this elegant home.W H E R E T O S TAY Continued from page 42 THE N THE COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT 9 Commerce Dr. www.com • Walk to dining. Newport.com HYATT REGENCY NEWPORT HOTEL & SPA One Goat Island. free Wi-Fi. c o m / m i d d l e t o w n r i HOTEL VIKING 1 Bellevue Ave.com 151 Admiral Kalbfus Road.newportmiddl etowncour tyard. 401-849-6865. located downtown and harbor front The best locations in town.com 117 rooms & suites.. fireplaces. two • Enjoy watching the sunset from rooms with queen and king beds. your harbor view room A/C and color cable TV.newporthojo. fitness room. One of The Best Western Mainstay Inn • The Carriage House Inn Newport’s BEST! w ww. internet.. RI Sumptuous accommodations harmonize with the spacious and The Quality Inn & Suites: Middletown. some pet friendly rooms. • Indoor pool. We are located just three miles from historic Newport. specializing in: Historic Victorian B&B in the Mansion district. Don’t forget the Pequot Hotel on beautiful Martha’s Vineyard. 60 slip marina.. Chili’s restaurant on site. and guests tubs. Our harbor-front inn offers fireplaces.com 114 rooms. NEWPORT HARBOR H HOTEL ARBOR H OTEL AND MARINA AND M ARINA The Courtyard by Marriott is the perfect hotel when visiting Newport. w w w . c o m nightly entertainment HISTORIC INNS OF NEWPORT • Newport’s only full-service hotel 800-427-9444. 95 rooms with 24 suites 2 miles to Newport. Newport. visiting the beautiful city by the sea! full gourmet breakfast. fitness room.gar denviewbnb. Middletown.atlanticstars. whirlpool. Experience our superb concierge service! ww w. whirlpool. Newport. Newport. 401-849-2000. Newport. Full-service spa and restaurant. Cozy. fireplaces. 2 miles from Newport. walk to the harbor front and the beaches. w ww.. saunas. n e w po r t . An unprecedented $34 million investment has turned the Goat Island address into one of the most spectacular resort hotels in New England. Newport. Free deluxe continental breakfast. warm countrified B&B. 8 rooms. Minutes from The Mainstay Inn mansions and downtown. home to America’s Cup Yachts hot breakfast. 800-834-6865. sundeck. Newport.. European breakfast and parking. luxurious baths with whirlpool tubs. 401-848-6555. CD player.lafargeper ry. afternoon tea and gourmet breakfast.com and affordability that will surprise you! www. sauna. h y a t t . w w w . walking distance to mansions. n e w po r t h a m p t o n i n n . dedicated hospitality www. 401-848-7128. local beaches and tourist attractions. Wi-Fi.BestWestern.. cable TV.m albon e.. w w w . Middletown. Jacuzzi king rooms and executive suites with kitchenettes. RI 02840 HOWARD JOHNSON INN Phone: (401) 849-9880 • Fax: (401) 849-4391 351 West Main Rd. 401-851-1234. 401-849-5799.com Each Best Western hotel is independently owned and operated. indoor pool. 800-654-2000. w ww. Indoor pool.

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NEWPORT MARRIOTT
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75 Mill St., Newport, 401-849-9500, 800-392-1316.
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ADMIRAL SIMS’ WHITE HOUSE BEECH TREE INN AND THE COTTAGE
73 Catherine Street 34 Rhode Island Avenue

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8 Binney Street, Newport, RI
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HOTELS & MOTELS
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NAME Address Town Website Phone
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BEST WESTERN MAINSTAY 151 Admiral Kalbfus Rd. Newport www.bestwestern.com 401-849-9880
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CHANLER AT CLIFF WALK 117 Memorial Blvd. Newport www.thechanler.com 401-847-1300
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
COMFORT INN 28 Aquidneck Ave. Middletown www.choicehotels.com 401-619-2800
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT 9 Commerce Dr. Middletown www.newportmiddletowncourtyard.com 401-849-8000
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HAMPTON INN & SUITES 317 West Main Rd. Middletown www.newporthamptoninn.com 401-848-6555
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS 855 West Main Rd. Middletown www.hiexpress.com/middletownri 401-848-7128
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HOTEL VIKING 1 Bellevue Ave. Newport www.hotelviking.com 401-847-3300
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
HYATT REGENCY NEWPORT HOTEL & SPA
1 Goat Island Newport www.newport.hyatt.com 401-851-1234
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NEWPORT BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
30 Wave Ave. Middletown www.newportbeachhotelandsuites.com 401-846-0310
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
NEWPORT HARBOR HOTEL & MARINA
49 America’s Cup Ave. Newport www.thenewport-hotel.com 401-847-9000
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NEWPORT MARRIOTT HOTEL 25 America’s Cup Ave. Newport www.newportmarriott.com 401-849-1000
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OCEANCLIFF 65 Ridge Rd. Newport www.newportexperience.com 401-841-8868
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QUALITY INN & SUITES 34 Wave Ave. Middletown www.qualityinn.com 401-847-5330
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RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT
325 West Main Rd. Middletown www.newportresidenceinn.com 401-845-2005
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Newport www.restaurantbouchard.bristolharborinn.malbone. Newport www. LODGING CHART Rose Island Lighthouse B&B INNS and B&BS _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ NAME Address Town Phone Website _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ADMIRAL FITZROY INN 398 Thames St.almondyinn.com 401-841-0009 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ALMONDY INN 25 Pelham St. Box 1419 Newport www. Newport www.com 401-849-6865 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ JAILHOUSE INN 13 Marlborough St.com 401-847-2223 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ MILL STREET INN 75 Mill St. Newport www.newportsfirstfamily.com 401-254-1444 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ CARRIAGE HOUSE INN 93 Miantonomi Ave.com 401-847-4638 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ LA FARGE PERRY HOUSE 24 Kay St.com 401-848-8000 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ADMIRAL SIMM’S WHITE HOUSE 73 Catherine St.com 401-846-0392 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ IVY LODGE 12 Clay St.com 401-849-9500 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ROSE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE B&B P.millstreetinn.ivylodge.org 401-847-4242 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ www.gardenviewbnb.com 401-846-0392 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GARDENVIEW B&B 8 Binney St. Bristol www. Newport www. Newport www.com 49 . Newport www.GoNewport.com 401-849-5799 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ HILLTOP INN 2 Kay St.com 401-848-7202 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BEECH TREE INN 34 Rhode Island Ave.hilltopnewport. Middletown www.com 800-748-6565 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BOUCHARD RESTAURANT & INN 505 Thames St. Newport www.admiralfitzroy. Newport www. Newport www. Newport www.newportsfirstfamily. Newport www.O.com 401-841-0018 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ FRANCIS MALBONE HOUSE 392 Thames St.lafargeperry.choicehotels.com 401-846-0123 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ BRISTOL HARBOR INN 259 Thames St.roseislandlighthouse.jailhouse.

Cutler Mills. home to dozens of clothing. chocolatiers. In the heart of downtown Newport. while chic boutiques and restaurants populate the city center. boutiques and galleries sprinkled around some of Newport’s best known eateries. casual duds. an open-air pedestrian walkway with a blend of unique shops. you’ll be sure to discover small-town shopping bliss. Another long-enduring shopping quarter is Newport’s Bellevue Avenue. offering treasured keepsakes. Middletown is Aquidneck Island’s major- retailer epicenter. while Jamestown’s Narragansett Avenue serves as the island’s humble commercial strip. Bowen’s and Bannister’s Wharves forge an effervescent waterfront shopping district with more than 35 stores. while nearby William Street is dotted with more fine boutique shops. home décor and accessories. Those who seek the individuality of one- of-a-kind shops will be delighted to discover hundreds of diverse stores and boutiques boasting everything from the work of Rhode Island artisans to mainstream brands. eclectic shops with whimsical finds. In Tiverton. 50 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . fashionable boutiques. décor and gift shops among the restaurants and art galleries. Once the hub of all commercial activity. jewelry. foul- weather gear. the Jane Pickens Theater and Opera House Cinemas join the Old Colony House in anchoring Washington Square. Downtown. Newport is a haven for shoppers. Others will take comfort in a handful of shopkeepers throughout Bristol County. art galleries. Today. Bustling Lower Thames Street is interspersed with galleries and shops offering high fashion. as does Warren’s Main Street. galleries and studios (and is a state sales tax free arts district). And Bristol has its own brag-worthy Thames Street. historic Four Corners is home to more than a dozen shops. make-up. Water Street and textile- mill-turned-specialized shopping hub. historic Washington Square has been a commercial center for centuries. From the foot of Washington Square to America’s Cup Avenue. Brick Market Place and Upper Thames Street offer more than two dozen inviting shops including jewelry stores. chock full of remarkable shops. memorabilia outposts and souvenir shops. No matter what part of Newport and Bristol County you explore.WHERE TO SHOP Shopping F rom Broadway to Bellevue Avenue. major retailers and restaurants. you’ll find Long Wharf Mall. Brick Market Place to Bowen’s and Bannister’s Wharves.

RI 401-848-5600 theballandclaw.blockislandinfo. WHERE TO SHOP JEFFREY GREENE F U R NI T U R E M A K E R UNFORGETTABLE MOMENTS U. Newport.net Two floors of handcrafted furniture and decorative accessories. Pat. 7. Showroom open daily the Ball & Claw 29 America’s Cup Ave. 007.9900 | www. No. 507 • © • All rights reserved Brick Market Place | Second Row 207 Goddard Row | Newport 401.com Block Island Beckons 17 miles of beaches 2365 ponds 230 miles of groomed nature trails 2 43 percent preserved open space 800-383-2474 www.com 51 .841.jasonandco.GoNewport.com www.S.

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org Anne Ewing . lectures. 76 Bellevue Avenue in Newport’s Old Quarter (401)848-8200 • www.  WHERE TO SHOP BELLEVUE Visit over 50 exciting shops.newportartmuseum. museums. Enjoy concerts. hotels and restaurants along famed Bellevue Avenue. tours and art classes throughout the year. events. See outstanding contemporary and historic regional art and the 19th century National Historic Landmark Griswold House.

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Satisfying even the most discerning palates for decades. sushi and hibachi restaurants. While a number of restaurants here offer a full bar and impressive wine list. Sailors of all stripes are known to flock to Lower Thames Street for smaller bistros big on flavor. and in Bristol. farm fresh ingredients. or you can dine in a Victorian-era gambling casino.com.WHERE TO DINE Surf & Turf S urrounded by the spoils of land and sea. A handful of casual breakfast and lunch cafés are found there in addition to an authentic Irish pub and other watering holes. In and around the wharves. Eclectic Broadway is sprinkled with diverse restaurants cooking up creative continental cuisine. Warren and Barrington. and traditional Italian. a mid-day snack (we recommend a New England clam chowder or fish n’ chips). inspired fusion dishes. www. Dine in a historic hotel. You will discover that some of the area’s best places to eat are the hidden gems of these towns. Jamestown. Newport & Bristol County’s culinary communities thrive as a result of fresh ingredients and friendly service. Don’t miss Newport & Bristol Restaurant Week.GoNewportRestaurantWeek. you’ll find a trio of Italian restaurants. 56 The Official Newport & Bristol County Travel Guide 2010 . Spoil yourself with a sunset supper at one of Ocean Drive’s award-winning resorts or take comfort at a franchise favorite in Middletown. Asian. If your heart is set on a hot spot during the busy summer season. dinner and late-night eats abound. many are BYOB — call ahead to clarify. we recommend making a reservation. Here you can start your day off at a dockside java joint serving up fresh pastry while watching the lobster and fishing fleet head out to catch tonight’s special. more than 125 restaurants throughout Newport and Bristol Counties are eager to serve up an experience you will never forget. Little Compton. an ethnic eatery in a trendy part of the city or a classic clam shack just steps from the ocean. discover everything from a famous clam shack to quaint neighborhood bistros and cafés. You won’t have a hard time finding a hearty breakfast to start your day. and plenty of choices for lunch. and Mexican fare. celebrated in March and November. On Bellevue Avenue and Memorial Boulevard. Throughout Washington Square and Upper Thames Street you’ll find family-friendly favorites. a trattoria and seafood shanty — even a Mexican eatery in a historic-home-turned-hacienda. with the majority of chefs slicing and dicing locally-grown. offering fixed price three-course meals. In Tiverton. you can find everything from fine dining with a harbor view to a world-class steakhouse to modern American cuisine.

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Cliff Walk ■ Park / Wildlife Refuge / Golf Course ➤ One-Way Street Simply the best way to tour Newport Rated #1 on Trip Advisor Segway tours departing daily from Howard’s Electric bicycle tours are a great way to see Wharf.com 63 .com C Goat Island Lighthouse Toll Free: 1-800-USA-RAIL D Museum of Yachting E Fort Adams State Park F Eisenhower House G Sail Newport H Ida Lewis Yacht Club I Lime Rock Lighthouse J New York Yacht Club K Castle Hill Lighthouse L Brenton Point State Park Beach Fishing Kayaking Lighthouse Restrooms Boat Launch Hiking Kids Playground Parking Scenic View Dogs Allowed Information Center Lifeguards Picnic Tables Swimming ----. MAPS G R E AT E R N E W P O R T B Rose Island Lighthouse www. No experience necessary or required.com or call 401.619. Rentals also available! Visit segwayofnewport. Newport.amtrak.GoNewport.4010 for reservations www. Pedal or cruise up to 20 mph under Must be 16 years or older power.

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