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Newport

 

Walking the cobbled streets of this small city is like strolling through America's early architectural history. Many houses have plaques boasting of being built in the 18th and early 19th century. Several historic houses are now atmospheric inns or romantic B&Bs; the White Horse Tavern has dispensed hospitality since 1673. But when strolling along Thames Street, remember that it’s pronounced “Thaymes” over there!

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Why should I visit Newport?

The Gilded Age mansions
Nowhere else in the USA matches Newport for its “stately homes”, built in the late-19thcentury. The must-sees include Marble House, inspired by the Petit Trianon in Versailles; The Breakers with 70 magnificent rooms; Rosecliff, whose ballroom hosted Arnold Schwarzenegger's tango scene in True Lies. Special is 125-year-old Rough Point, unchanged since Doris Duke died here in 1993: paintings by Rodin, Renoir, and Gainsborough hang on the walls.

The International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum
Trace the history of the sport, through multi-media and artefacts. Book ahead to play on the world's oldest grass courts (1880).

Summer music festivals
Outdoors, the annual jazz and folk festivals are among the best in the world (July/August), but there is also chamber music in the grand Gilded Age mansions (July).

Sail in an America's Cup yacht

Take a sunset cruise aboard a former competitor.


TIP - Climb upstairs and downstairs on the fascinating Servant Life Tour at The Elms: see the staff quarters, hear their stories and go on to the roof for spectacular views over Newport.

Block Island


Only 12 miles offshore, Block Island is virtually car-free and perfect for a relaxing getaway. Get there by ferry from Point Judith, Rhode Island, and also, in summer, from New London, Connecticut and Montauk, at the eastern end of Long Island, NY. Get out and about On this 11-square-mile island, cycling is the best way to take in the views from the bluffs and find hidden coves. Have a go at sea kayaking.

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