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At Newport Harbor, hop onboard the Northeastern vessel to embark on a lobster tour or fishing trip at Fish’N Tales.
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Cliff Walk, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Ah, the Cliff Walk... A must when visiting Newport in good weather. The views of the ocean are amazing and complimented by the gorgeous homes that line the rocky, walled coast. Take your time - the "path" can get a little dicey in areas (e.g....
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307 Great Island Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882, USA
Not far from Champlain's Seafood and the Block Island Ferry dock, bordering a beach parking lot, is a long stone wall where one can sit and enjoy a beautiful Rhode Island sunset. Be sure to wave at the Block Island Ferry passengers as they coast...
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590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
No matter what kind of getaway you have in mind, you can find a guestroom to fit at Castle Hill Inn. Rooms in the main house vary in size and décor, but each is kitted out for romance with a fireplace, a king-sized bed, oversized tubs, and...
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Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903, USA
If you are searching for magic in the world, look no further than Providence, RI on a Saturday night. The city takes on a truly fairytale feel when the art installation by Barnaby Evans comes to life. As the sun slowly sets, crowds gather to...
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85 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840, USA
The oldest standing synagogue in the United States, Touro Synagogue was built in 1763 to accommodate Newport's growing Jewish community, which had begun to arrive in 1658. During the Revolutionary War, the British used the synagogue as a hospital,...
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Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge, Newport, RI, USA
Hop on the Jamestown Newport Ferry to visit this little working lighthouse a mile out in Narragansett Bay. Restored by a nonprofit group, the 1912 lighthouse and its island can be visited either for an hour or overnight. The nonprofit maintains...
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44 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Tour at least a few of the Newport mansions—euphemistically called "summer cottages" by their initial occupants—for an inside look at the incredible wealth and royal ambitions of 19th-century America's 1 percenters. Even with its gold-leaf...
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Newport, RI 02840, USA
Bellevue Avenue, the long boulevard lined by Gilded Age mansions, takes a turn at its southern end to become stunning Ocean Drive, part of Ten Mile Drive, which traces the southern coastline of the island. The views—light glinting off the water...
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1208 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882, USA
It's easy to forget that the east coast is home to some great surf spots. Perhaps one of the most under-the-radar surf destinations is the tiny state of Rhode Island. In-the-know East Coast surfers head to Narraganset and the opening of the Break...
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141 Spring St, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Home to an Episcopal parish formed in 1698, Trinity Church was built in 1726 to replace a smaller church. The airy interior of the wooden structure features box pews, which were useful in blocking the cold drafts of a New England winter. Note the...
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Look both ways before you walk. This pedestrian path, which skirts the cliffs that run between the mansions and the Atlantic, splits your focus—should you watch the waves crashing on the rocks and the sailboats tacking into the wind or should you...
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Newport, RI, USA
Newport is a great small seaport town to walk around. One of the best things to do is tour the mansions ones owned by the Vanderbilt and Rockefeller families. Another great way to see them is by strolling the cliff walk which is a path along the...
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315 Sachuest Point Rd, Middletown, RI 02842, USA
The second beach of Newport Rhode Island is one of the nice beach to go in summer in northeast. The sand is very smooth and the beach is clean. A lot of activities going on the beach, sand castles are taking to the advance level - it's like the 7...
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RI-138, Jamestown, RI 02835, USA
Every year in November, the Rhode Island Road Runners Club hosts the Bridge Run: The only chance pedestrians have to run (or walk) over one of the most iconic bridges in New England. The sun rises in your eyes as you charge up the slope at 6:30 in...
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122 Mohegan Trail, New Shoreham, RI 02807, USA
The Southeast Light on Block Island boasts a first-order Fresnel lens. For a reasonable amount, you can take a tour to the top of the lighthouse. On a clear day, the view is great!
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Bristol, RI 02809, USA
Bristol, Rhode Island. is known for being a very patriotic town. Their Fourth of July celebration is heralded as being "the oldest continuous celebration of its kind in the United States". Even the streets get in on the action. Red, white and blue...
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230 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
I spent that saturday meandering down the street browsing all of the booths the local artists and business owners had set up. On display were authentic sketches, prints, jewelry, vintage and handmade clothing, handbags, and much more. I took home...
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5 John St, Bristol, RI 02809, USA
This burger deserved a mouth much bigger than mine. Honestly; upon reflection, I don't even know how I managed to eat it. But it's tantalising deliciousness just drew me in...so I had to say yes. With a combination of perfectly juicy burger patty,...
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221 1/2 Goddard Row, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Running the length of a block parallel to America's Cup Avenue, this broad alley of independent shops is chockablock with nautical souvenirs, Irish-themed trinkets, scented candles, colorful jewelry, T-shirts and flip-flops. The Vanderbilts may...
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629 Succotash Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879, USA
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120 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903, USA
Marzilli's is a landmark on Federal Hill, just up from downtown Providence. When you pass under the arch with the pineapple, you're there. Italian restaurants that accompany the Old Canteen along Atwells Avenue are historic and no nonsense. The...
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1718 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909, USA
The Scurvy Dog is a tiny bar in the not-so-best side of town... however, there is free pool until 9pm every night, drinks are inexpensive, and one of the bartender's has made some intricate light boxes that remain on the walls, along with the...
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Tillinghast Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818, USA
East Greewich is a great little town with beautiful ways and thru-ways. It sits on Narragansett Bay and is the picture of old New England.
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64 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Known for wedding cakes, the Mad Hatter is a local favorite for everyday goodies, too. The cupcakes and chocolate-chip banana bread can make a decadent breakfast for those just off the ship. Tack on an iced coffee, served with coffee ice cubes,...
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140 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Down by the harbor, this pub, decorated with vintage neon signs, carousel animals and photographs of Red Sox royalty, is the easy choice for a friendly meal and a pint. If there's a sporting event to be watched, it's playing here. Offering a...
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865 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
They call it a cafe but the red booths and old vinyl record decorations make it more of a retro diner as does the extensive breakfast menu offering a kitchen sink omelette and about 10 different kinds of potatoes. Either way, this little greasy...
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312 Wickenden St, Providence, RI 02903, USA
While visiting a friend in Providence, I was taken to The Duck & Bunny for tea and lavander Cupcakes (there are many other options as well for diverse tastes). The atmosphere was both fun and welcoming and eveything was delicious. It was so...
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Ocean Beach, New London, CT 06320, USA
Ocean Beach is a beautiful beach with a nice boardwalk. There are also giant slides, volleyball courts, playgrounds, and a gym.
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Norwalk, CT 06854, USA
The original settlement of South Norwalk (which has been part of Norwalk since the two cities consolidated in 1913) dates from the 17th century, though the majority of the many buildings here on the National Register of Historic Places were...
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7 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355, USA
While in Mystic visit the downtown to eat ice cream and shop while watching the drawbridge spanning the river open.
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33 Pent Rd, Weston, CT 06883, USA
One of Fairfield County's best-kept secrets is the Devil's Den Nature Preserve in the tiny town of Weston, Connecticut, a nature lover's dream with over 20 miles of trails winding through interesting rock ledges, bubbling streams, scenic marshes,...
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Norwalk Islands, Norwalk, CT 06855, USA
Much of the history of Norwalk revolved around its harbor, formed where the Norwalk River meets Long Island Sound. As a commercial port and a center for shell fishing, the harbor largely gave birth to the city. Today, however, the harbor is filled...
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118 Woodbury Rd, Route 47, Washington, CT 06793, USA
A great story can be told through bites of local culture. Such was the case on a recent adventure in search of the East Coast’s finest lobster dishes. My travels took me to the incredible Mayflower Grace hotel and the dining room at Muse, one of...
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2 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven, CT 06512, USA
This past weekend was my first time in Connecticut. I have always wanted to go and honestly it was one of the most beautiful places on the east coast in my opinion. The air was fresh, the trees were bright green and the skies were blue. One of my...
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41 Cold Spring St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
You’re driving down a concrete road when suddenly you see a gate with a dirt path. Your intuition tells you to pull over, so you do. You get out of the car and find a map. A map that reads 365, The Summit, followed by the words The Giant Steps...
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351 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105, USA
Though it's not the birthplace of Samuel Clemens/Mark Twain, it is the birthplace of some of Twain's most famous works, including The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Prince and The Pauper and A Connecticut Yankee...
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Highlight - mechanical bull riding for those interested.
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462 Kent Cornwall Rd, Kent, CT 06757, USA
Kent Falls is a park in the Western part of Connecticut. The views from the bottom of the waterfalls are rivaled by the views from the top. Autumn is a great time to go because of the changing foliage. There is a trail with built in stairs going...
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Summit Ridge Dr, Simsbury, CT 06070, USA
Talcott Mountain State Park offers a healthy hike with a reward at the top. Heublein Tower sits at the top of the trail and it is very photogenic. This picture was taken New Year's Day. The tower itself is open during the warmer months out of the...
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Washington Depot, Washington, CT, USA
Litchfield County has an variety of places to go hiking. And with the changing seasons in New England, you can have up to four very different experiences on the same trails throughout the year. This picture was taken on a hike in Washington Depot,...
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Barkhamsted, CT, USA
You wont have to drive for hours to find a gas station or somewhere to eat in Litchfield County, Connecticut, but much of the area still has a natural feel to it. This area is home to lots of hiking, lakes, and several wineries.
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41 Orchard St, Stonington, CT 06378, USA
The deck of the schooner Mystic Whaler provides excellent opportunities for sightseeing along the New England coast. The waterfront of Stonington, CT, was particularly picturesque after a day of traveling through fog.
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261 Crown St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
The hamburgers here are made the same way they were made when they were invented. No buns, burgers are served on toasted sandwich bread, and no ketchup. They take pride in the fact that you have to wait for your burger. I suggest you get there...
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New Haven, CT, USA
Every inch of this place is carved by generations of Yale students and New Haven residents.
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East Haddam, CT, USA
On the grounds of Gillette Castle in Connecticut, came across this train station/picnic area. I'm sure the Flintstones ate here at one time!
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East Hartford, CT, USA
Was out and about in the early morning in the Spring of 2011 and caught the sunrise over the Connecticut River after flooding over the banks of East Hartford.
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561 Post Rd E, Westport, CT 06880, USA
Westport, Connecticut's shopping scene just improved dramatically with May's grand opening of Terrain, a premium home and garden store at 561 Post Road East. Terrain currently has only one other location - its flagship store in Glen Mills,...
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Guilford, CT, USA
My sister and I, huge Gilmore Girls fans, had heard that the TV series was inspired by a road trip the writer took through Connecticut. And so we tried to recreate it, searching hopefully for that kind of adorably bonkers small town life along the...
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449 Main St, Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
If you find yourself looking for a good meal in beautiful Ridgefield, Connecticut, a stop at Eats on Main at 449 Main Street is a must. Offering a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu, Eats on Main has something for everyone: from thick and warm...
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59 Ethan Allen Hwy, Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, The Little Pub at 59 Ethan Allen Highway in beautiful Ridgefield, Connecticut, is one of Fairfield County's best-kept secrets. Established in 2009, The Little Pub offers a quaint, authentic pub...
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3334, 218 Harborview Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605, USA
Tucked away on a side street in Blackrock, this laid back, local-owned shop is a favorite among residents for coffee and breakfast on weekends. Dine at the market (which offers plenty of indoor and outdoor seating) or order takeaway and enjoy your...