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.
Weekender: The Perfect Three-Day Guide to Newport, Rhode Island
To escape the heat of Houston, Texas, our writer and her husband head to historic Newport, Rhode Island, for the perfect long-weekend escape. Here you can gawk at Gilded Age mansions, charter an America’s Cup yacht, go on a cliff walk, ride bikes down Ocean Drive, and eat, eat, eat: The Lawn at Castle Hill, Jamestown Fish, and the White Horse Tavern are just a few of the highlights.