The Willows Romantic Inn & Garden

Address: 8 Willow St, Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States | Inn
 
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Travel Blogs from Newport

Day 168 New york to Boston, Contiki day 1

A travel blog entry by iancarmen on Sep 19, 2014

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... through the convention center to the shopping center and to the food court there. We picked up lunch and ate. There was not much to see on this stop, just the convention center and the
street outside.

After eating we went back to the coach, got on and continued onto Boston. On the way we did more speed dating. We arrived at the Ramada inn – unloaded, got our rooms and headed there. During the free time until ...

The Gilded Age in Newport

A travel blog entry by pathfinder35 on Sep 27, 2013

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Just a short note about our embarkation yesterday. We had no problems getting to the ship from our hotel, although it took about 45 minutes from Manhattan as our ship was docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal. The doorman at our hotel managed to find a large enough taxi for 4 people and luggage. The only concern we had was that our luggage wasn't delivered to our stateroom until after we left the terminal. Not sure why it took so long ...

Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 31, 2012

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... and maybe crowd control in the
busier ones). At RISD, though, a large part of the painting collection is in
the Grand Gallery, a large room in which paintings are hung in multiple levels
and cover almost the entire wall space. That’s actually the way art used to be
presented and was hung in royal collections where the goal was to create an
overwhelming impression rather than focus on individual paintings.

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Brown University - Rhode Island's Ivy

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 31, 2012

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... There’s something pleasant about many university campuses that goes
beyond just being around smart people, mostly younger ones. With some
exceptions, college campuses are oases of relative tranquility in urban
landscapes, usually with large quads with limited access for noisy motor
vehicles which are forced to stay around campus peripheries. Many ...

Providence - Rhode Island's Appealing Capital

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 31, 2012

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It wasn’t too long ago that I can recall my brother Doug,
who spends a lot of time in New England for work and pleasure, mentioning to me
that he thought Providence was a really nice town. “Really?” I asked very
skeptically. Providence is a place I’ve driven through several times on the way
to Boston or Cape Cod but not a city I thought there was much reason to stop
in. Rhode Island overall does not have a very good reputation, generally ...

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