TripAdvisor Reviews Cooney Cottage Newport
Travel Blogs from Newport
... just about come to the end of our little New England tour and have travelled through 6 states...at the moment we are in Newport, Rhode Island...home to some pretty rich folk and some serious boats!
The weather has been great, blue skies and sunny days so we have been blessed. Back to Boston tomorrow for a week then On to New York...
... the USA, and had a good meal, with one great dish being the lobster macaroni and cheese – who knew? We picked up a couple of bottles of wine on the way home, and parked ourselves in the club's library.
'Would sir like the fire lit?’
'Yes please Zac, and pull the cork on the red while you’re at it? There’s a good chap!”
Louise Vanderbilt and I sat drinking a Cote du Rhone, reading nautical tales of derring-do, by the light of ...
... almost on my knees to get to our first floor room. We went for a short walk around town - it is very cold and still raining - so we retreated to the Oyster Bar for a drink and diner - excellent. Oh JFK and Jackie got married at the church across the road from our guesthouse. Sighting: A lot of pleasure craft and yachts - never seen so many since leaving NY. Mileage: 134 ...
... and thus a view towards their 'home' in the UK! Those of you with laser eyesight, you may have seen them waving across the pond but for those that didn't here they are pointing at you...how rude!
As they drove around the headland the first of many mansions came into sight - well they were so imposing you couldn't really miss them!
But the more famous ...
Newport is costal town to the south of Boston which used to hold the one of
the most prestigious sailing races, the America Cup.
We had actually visited Newport previously on the trip on the way from
Providence. Tamsin showed us the wonderful cliff walk which is
nestled between the ocean and the mansions of Newport. These were
built by the super rich of the 20th century and are modelled on
English mansions ...