Bringing the Past to Life: Newport Historical Society’s “Revolutionary” Approach to Living History

The post was written by The Newport Historical Society  For generations, visitors to historic sites watched battle reenactments and viewed spinning wheel demonstrations. Visitors were asked to observe and take a passive role while history was brought to life. However, the Newport Historical Society, working with colleagues, has developed a rather “revolutionary” approach to presenting costumed interpretation. In 2014, the NHS took history to the … Continue reading Bringing the Past to Life: Newport Historical Society’s “Revolutionary” Approach to Living History

GIVEAWAY: Newport Lobster Shack Has a Holiday Gift For You

The post was written by The Newport Lobster Shack Newport Lobsters Can Fly? The Newport Lobster Shack, Newport’s Fisherman’s Co-op, is excited to begin shipping their wild-caught, Rhody seafood anywhere in the continental US.  Our lobsters and crabs are fresh fresh fresh, caught by one of our co-op fishermen and shipped to you right from Long Wharf.  What better way to bring back fond vacation … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Newport Lobster Shack Has a Holiday Gift For You

Can You Sit In a Garden This September?

Become A Newport Secret Garden Tours Volunteer Imagine yourself sitting in a very stunning colorful garden with a variety of trees and flowers, the sun shining down, a cool breeze grazing your face, and the sound of birds happily chirping away. Sounds delightful, right? The Newport Secret Garden Tour is looking for volunteers for the upcoming September Tours which will take place “On and Off … Continue reading Can You Sit In a Garden This September?

Newport Secret Garden Tour Returns

Explore Newport’s Gardens “On and Off The Avenue” During The September Secret Garden Tour Imagine yourself walking through a beautiful garden filled with a variety of flowers, shrubs and trees, with the sun shining down and the birds chirping away happily. Sounds amazing, right? Join us this fall as the annual Newport Secret garden Tour opens its gates to a plethora of stunning gardens “On … Continue reading Newport Secret Garden Tour Returns

10 Favorite Things to do in Newport with Kids

Ever since the Vanderbilts escaped the summer heat in New York City for the cool breezes off the water in Newport, families have been flocking to the City-by-the-Sea for family fun. We are lucky enough to live in Rhode Island and get to visit Newport often. Through the years, we have come up with our favorite things to do in the Newport area. Here is … Continue reading 10 Favorite Things to do in Newport with Kids

Explore Newport’s Historic Point Section During The Spring Secret Garden Tour

Discover Newport welcomes guest blogger Katie Dyer of Newport Secret Garden Tour When: June 26-28 from 10 A.M. until 5 P.M. Where: Throughout Newport Cost: $20 Imagine yourself walking through a beautiful garden filled with a variety of flowers, shrubs and trees with the sun shining down and the birds chirping away happily. Sounds amazing, right? Find out for yourself why Conde Nast Traveler Magazine … Continue reading Explore Newport’s Historic Point Section During The Spring Secret Garden Tour

Wine Tasting Techniques from Greenvale Vineyards

Discover Newport welcomes guest blogger Maggie Harnett, the Tasting Room & Events Manager at Greenvale Vineyards A sip of wine can reveal quite a bit about the area in which it was grown and aged. Wine making, and tasting, is a celebrated tradition in Newport County and beyond.Whether you’re sampling wines at home or at a wine tasting at a winery, here are our top … Continue reading Wine Tasting Techniques from Greenvale Vineyards