Sandcastle Beachfront Inn
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... undergoing repair works. We were even allowed on board which was a bonus. There is also a restored 1841 whaling boat. They have replicated a maritime village from the early 1800's with original buildings from the area. It's still bloody cold and thank goodness for my beanie with a peak.
(Sioux here. I was keen to look at the surrounding area so it was back behind the wheel and off driving again. Just when Jarn was ready to turn around and head back ...
... the cliff walk a short drive from town offers a beautiful view and at 3 miles would make an excellent jogging path, provided you aren't opposed to dodging fellow tourists.
Yes, the homes are too close together, a product of trying to use as much land as possible; unless of course you're rich in which case one of the mansions with rolling green grass might be more up your alley. Could ...
... or walk along the street you can still recognize some of the big name of the era on the gates to the homes – Firestone caught my eye on one. It made me wonder as I wandered through the area how many of the homes still in private hands are owned by descendants of the industrial and financial barons who built them (trust fund baby types - the old money) and how many by the CEOs, private equity managers, and hedge fund managers ...
... in the center of town and visit some of Newport’s sights.
One of the most interesting of those is Touro Synagogue, the oldest surviving
synagogue in North America and now a National Historic Site within the National
Park System. Newport also has a small art museum with a collection comprised
mostly of works by New England artists.
I continued along the Connecticut coast on minor roads as close to the beaches as possible on the busy Memorial Day start to the summer. The season was just beginning in the nice beach and harbor towns along the way. I made a short stop in Mystic but didn't go to Mystic Seaport Museum this time since it was already late in the day. Mystic was very crowded and touristy.
I wanted to stop in Stonington, a small village on a peninsula in Block Island Sound that made ...