Newport Polo – Experience the Sport of Kings

Come to Rhode Island and Experience Newport Polo!Come to Rhode Island and experience the sport of kings with Newport Polo! The Newport International Polo Series runs every Saturday from now until the end of September.

Polo has long been called “The Sport of Kings,” yet is also well known as a good way to train cavalry. Polo is favored by aristocracy but can also be very rough and tumble. The horses reach speeds of up to 35 miles an hour and play can become intense as players vie for the ball. (more…)

4 Days of Folk, Jazz, & More at Newport BridgeFest 2018!

Newport BridgeFest 2018Question – what is there to do in the four days between Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival? Answer – Newport BridgeFest!

Unless you live in a box, you likely already know about the annual Newport Folk Festival (July 27-29) and the similarly famous Newport Jazz Festival that follows just four days later (Aug 3-5). What you might not be as aware of is the festival that fills that four day space between the two more well-known events: BridgeFest! (more…)

Get A Taste of Newport Vineyards And Wineries

Visit Newport Vineyards And WineriesVisiting a winery is a great way to make a memory, see beautiful country, and discover new wines. Newport vineyards and wineries are open and eager for you to drop by!

Nothing makes a great wine better than when you taste it at its source. It’s not that it actually does taste better, it’s the experience of seeing where and how it was made and meeting the winemakers. The experience, in other words, informs your taste buds in a way that a trip to the grocery or wine shop does not. (more…)

Step Into the Past on a Newport History Tour

Newport History Tour

Start off your Newport history tour with a visit
to the Brick Market: Museum & Shop

There’s so much more to historic Newport than Gilded Age mansions and the best way to learn about the significant role the city played in American history is on a Newport History Tour.

You can’t come to a place rich in history like Newport and not take a walking tour. Most people don’t realize how significant the area was in America’s early days. A Newport history tour will introduce you to times long gone by but whose echoes are still heard today. (more…)

2016 Aquidneck Island National Police Parade

Aquidneck Island National Police ParadeCome salute the brave men and women of law enforcement at the Aquidneck Island National Police Parade, May 1st, 2016.

The Aquidneck Island National Police Parade commemorates National Police Week and is dedicated to police officers killed in the line of duty. One of only a handful of police parades held outside of Washington D.C., this popular event draws a large crowd of police officers, their friends, families, and fans from all over the US, Canada, and the Bahamas. Close to 70,000 are expected to attend! (more…)