If You Go
GETTING THERE

US Airways and United offer nonstop flights from Reagan National and Washington Dulles, respectively, to Providence, R.I. Southwest offers nonstop flights from BWI Marshall to Providence. Amtrak offers service from Union Station to Providence, with fares starting at $74 each way. Newport is 33.5 miles from Providence.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Viking

1 Bellevue Ave.

401-847-3300

www.hotelviking.com

Upscale hotel with Gilded Age-inspired furnishings, within walking distance of Newport’s historic mansions. Rooms from about $260, but rates vary widely .

Marshall Slocum Inn

29 Kay St.

401-841-5120

marshallslocuminn.com

Bed-and-breakfast-style inn in mid-19th-century Colonial-style building. Rooms from $110.

WHERE TO EAT

The Chanler at Cliff Walk

117 Memorial Blvd.

401-847-1300

www.thechanler.com

Lunch on the veranda offers water views and a menu with burgers, lobster rolls and artisan pizzas. Sandwiches from $13.

The White Horse Tavern

26 Marlborough St.

401-849-3600

www.whitehorsenewport.com

Contemporary American cuisine in a Colonial tavern dating to 1673. Dinner entrees from $25.

WHAT TO DO

Museum of Newport History/

Newport Historical Society

127 Thames St.

401-841-8770

www.newporthistory.org

Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Suggested admission $4, ages 5 to 12 $2. Starting point for “Golden to Gilded,” “Discover Colonial Newport” and other guided walking tours; $15, ages 5 to 12 $5.

Newport Distilling Co.

293 JT Connell Rd.

401-849-5232

www.thomastewrums.com

Wednesday-Monday noon to 5 p.m. Guided tours at 3 p.m.; self-guided tour all other times. $9 for tasting and tour.

Preservation Society

of Newport County

424 Bellevue Ave.

401-847-1000

www.newportmansions.org

Tours of nine mansions offered daily through Oct. 13; days,hours and accessible properties vary in the offseason. $24.50 for the Breakers plus one other house; $6.50 for ages
6 through 17.

Redwood Library and Athenaeum

50 Bellevue Ave.

401-847-0292

www.redwoodlibrary.org

Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday

1 to 5 p.m. General admission free. Guided tours daily at 2 p.m.; $5, 12 and younger free.

INFORMATION

www.discovernewport.org

R.D.