This Charming Town In Rhode Island Is Perfect For A Summer Day Trip

Few places compare to the magic of Newport. This small seaside city is located on lovely Aquidneck Island neighboring Middletown. It was founded in 1639 and historical attractions abound. Some include colonial homes, centuries old taverns, the original state house of Rhode Island, and of course the legendary gilded age mansions lining the cliff walk.

Newport has been a highly acclaimed summer residence for more than a century and was the summer residence of several political candidates, presidents, business magnates, and famous philanthropists. Many choose to visit this New England city for its diversity of attractions found within such a relatively small area. Everything from stunning beaches, amazing restaurants, beautiful theaters, museums that are out of this world, and so much more are found here. Visitors can bask in the morning sun on a beautiful beach, tour colonial house museums with the Newport Historical Society by day, and enjoy amazing cuisine and cocktails by night! All these reasons (and more!) are why Newport is the perfect destination for a summer day trip.

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