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Top Ten Things to do in Newport, Rhode Island 1

Top Ten Things to do in Newport, Rhode Island

Anyone who has been to Newport, Rhode Island learns quickly that there are many things to do.  For first time visitors, it is difficult to know where to start.  This is a list of our favorite things and activities to do in Newport.  We will update our blog in the future by expanding on each …

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Newport Birding 2

Newport Birding

There are many attractions that draw people to Newport but what you might not have realized is that Newport is also know for its birding!  Birders from all over New England and beyond have flocked (pun intended) to Newport recently to see the snowy owl.  The barn owl was also recently spotted.  We had a …

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The Red Chair Travels to Newport and the Samuel Durfee House 3

The Red Chair Travels to Newport and the Samuel Durfee House

If you have not yet heard the story of the Red Chair Travels, it is a story about an innkeeper who took a now famous photo of a simple red chair on a frozen pond and posted the photo on her facebook page.  The photo inspired a photographer to visit the inn and take photos …

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The Red Chair is coming! 4

The Red Chair is coming!

Last year my husband and I saw a news report of a photo of a red chair on a frozen pond.  The photo was taken by an innkeeper on Cape Cod and posted on the inn’s facebook page.  It spread across the cyber world and found its way to a photographer who was inspired to …

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New England Fall Getaway 5

New England Fall Getaway

If you are looking for a New England fall getaway, look no further than Newport and the Samuel Durfee House.  Fall has arrived in Newport, Rhode Island.  The leaves have just begun to change and fall to the ground and the air is getting cooler.  New England is known for it’s fall foliage and it …

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