May is Newport Volvo Ocean Race Month!

Newport Volvo Ocean Race 2018The Newport Volvo Ocean Race Village opens May 8th, 2018 – less than a month away! Come experience “the Everest of professional sailing” up close during its only North American stop, right here in Newport, RI!

The Volvo Ocean Race, held once every three years,  is sailing’s toughest team challenge. It’s a 9 month, 45,000 nautical mile regatta that circles the globe. This year’s course is the longest ever, crossing four oceans and visiting six continents. The race kicked off from Alicante, Spain, in October, 2017  and is scheduled to end this June in the Netherlands. (more…)

Newport’s Best Restaurants

Newport's Best RestaurantsNewport, RI is a natural draw, with our sunny beaches, storied history, vibrant cultural scene, and a seemingly endless list of dining choices. It is with this last in mind that we offer a short list of Newport’s best restaurants.

Newport, RI has a large selection of truly great dining venues – so many so that making a short list of Newport’s best restaurants was rather daunting. How to choose? What we came up with is a list of local eateries that are popular with visitors for providing a true taste of the city, as well as a consistent record of stellar service – and often a unique or historic setting, as well!

Given our location, one shouldn’t be too surprised to see a lot of seafood in the list but we’re confident you’ll find the selection diverse enough to please virtually anyone’s tastes. Bon appetite! (more…)