Come to Newport for the Perfect Romantic Getaway

2017-03-18T13:03:00+00:00March 18th, 2017|

Newport is a beautiful city and the perfect location for a Romantic Getaway. Many couples come here to celebrate their anniversary, birthday, honeymoon, or just even have a small vacation. The biggest questions are what is there to do and can it be romantic? Things to Do: During [...]

The Lady of Marble House – Alva Vanderbilt

2014-10-24T06:07:17+00:00October 24th, 2014|

The Newport Mansions are filled with the history of the wealthy families who lived in them.  Alva Vanderbilt, later Alva Belmont's story is the one that thrives behind the heavy walls of Marble House. Alva was born on January 17th, 1853 as Alva Ertskin Smith, [...]

Doris Duke House: Rough Point

2014-04-11T06:57:58+00:00April 11th, 2014|

In Newport, Rhode Island, Doris Duke was a lifelong preservationist and devoted much of her fortune to restoring colonial buildings in the city where she spent her summers. She founded the Newport Restoration Foundation in 1968 with the purpose of preserving Newport's 18th- and 19th-century [...]

Newport’s Tennis Hall of Fame Set for Upgrades

2014-02-14T16:34:39+00:00February 14th, 2014|

The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum is a non-profit institution, establish in 1954, that works to preserve the history of tennis while inspiring tennis development and honoring those who have earned a spot in the International Tennis Hall of Fame.  Located on six [...]

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