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Best things to do in Newport

Historische Stätte
“The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad, which was a pivotal development in the industrial growth of the nation during the late 19th century. The Commodore's grandson, Cornelius Vanderbilt II, became The Breakers dining roomChairman and President of the New York Central Railroad system in 1885, and purchased a wooden house called The Breakers in Newport during that same year. In 1893, he commissioned architect Richard Morris Hunt to d”
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Wanderweg
“What better way to take a walk or go for a run but to have the ocean on one side and the mansions on the other ? ”
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Meeresfrüchte-Restaurant
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“Newport Classic. On the water, great views, awesome service an food. It is on the fancier side but its worth it. I have been here countless times. I still love it. ”
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Point of Interest
“Beautiful walk. Starts exactly a mile from our house, but beware— no bathrooms in off-season, and even during season there is only one chance! Go while you can! The scenery is beautiful and worth it.”
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Restaurant
“Enjoy fresh, local seafood in a waterfront restaurant. Reservations are required especially in the summer. Great service and outstanding cuisine. Definitely one of the best restaurants in Newport ”
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Mexikanisches Restaurant
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“Where you go for a margarita and live music (almost every night of the week...starts around 9?) Be sure to check their website for who is playing and when.”
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Resort
“Five-star dining overlooking Newport Harbor. Perfect for special occasions. Great formal option for Newport. Tasting menu with or without a wine pairing. Unforgettable and Posh.”
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Lebensmittelladen
“Organic and the best on Aquidneck Island. CVS is located next door along with a liquor store in between. Parking is free for shopping use.”
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Pub
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“Great All around restaurant/bar. Has live music and great food, drinks, and beer selection. Upstairs has an outdoor patio which is fantastic to people watch.”
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History Museum
“The mansions give a view into the history of Newport, the United States, and the rich & famous.”
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Arthouse-Kino
“This is an old movie theater that offers great movies. You can purchase wine, chocolate and a variety of treats to enjoy the film with. Tickets are 10.00 and you will feel like you stepped back in time.”
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Frühstückscafé
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“This place is my favorite breakfast in town. It can be busy so going on the weekend they will l usually be at least a 30 min wait. Lots of healthy choices but also all the good classic stuff too. ”
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Point of Interest
“Hit up some of the Newport mansions... Tours are kind of long but if you love big houses and history you will love it. ”
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Restaurant
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“Seasonal modern American dishes (particularly savory snacks & local seafood), plus harbor views. Innovative menu and attentive service. ”
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Park
“One of the top ten places for kite-flying in the northeast. Entertaining kites, even if you don't want to fly one yourself.”
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Bar
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“Great food and large beer selection on draft. Food is inexpensive but really good! Seating can be tight but it is part of the charm. Good place to watch sports.”
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