You've done the Cliff Walk, you've seen the mansions aka "Summer Cottages." You may have even taken a harbor tour. But here's a list of ways to experience Newport RI like a tycoon, a rum smuggler, or America's Cup crew in ways you never could before.
Newport, Rhode Island: one of my favorite retreat destinations in the warmer months. Such a beautiful historic New England town, only a few hours north of NYC! Great for a weekend trip. Visit the Newport mansions, walk the famous cliff walk or drive along
Weekender: The Perfect Three-Day Guide to Newport, Rhode Island
The island and town of Hvar seem to deliver on almost all levels. It is a posh island getaway that serves up a laid-back Mediterranean vibe rich with heritage and history. The welcoming atmosphere on the sun-drenched island of Hvar is renowned making it a