A WEEKEND IN NEWPORT, RI

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THE BREAKERS

 

The lighter and brighter areas of the Breakers.

 
 

ROSECLIFF

 
 
 

HISTORICAL NEWPORT

 
 
 

parks and gardens

 
Roses at the Green Animals Topiary Garden

Roses at the Green Animals Topiary Garden

Rough Point grounds and gardens

Rough Point grounds and gardens

 
 

NOTES

 

SEE

Rosecliff

The Breakers

Rough Point

Green Animals Topiary Garden

 

EAT

- Belles Cafe, located in the Newport shipyard, a cute indoor/outdoor eatery with a variety of egg omelets and fresh breakfast choices. GF available. 

Salvation Cafe, casual and fun dining with a quirky interior, healthy dishes, indoor/outdoor/rooftop, perfect for a group of friends

The Mooring - large indoor/outdoor restaurant at the marina, focusing on fresh seafood with GF options available. Perfect for groups of friends, couples, families, bachelorette dinners, and dinner dates. This place is loud, packed and at the center of Downtown Newport nightly action.

 

BUY

- The Third & Elm Press, Limited Edition Prints and Stationary

 

FEEL

Intuitive Body, Lisa Claudia Briggs

Perelandra, Vegetable Essences (not made in Newport, but some wonderful essences that were tried during my stay and that helped tremendously with anxiety amongst crowds.)

Frank Antonio Hair + Makeup

 

WHAT TO PACK

- James Perse Brushed Jersey Henley Dress/Classic Skinny Dress 

- Small tote bag to fit daytime essentials, water and camera (In the summers, I carry my Neverfull Damier Azur Canvas bag) 

Frye Melanie Slip-on 

 

ADDITIONAL

Duke Farms, Hillsborough, New Jersey

- "The Golden Age of American Gardens" by Mac Griswold and Eleanor Weller

- "Empty Mansions, The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune" by Bill Dedman

 

 

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