Wyndham Inn on Long Wharf
Travel Blogs from Newport
We were heading south, a great relief to know that we are finally making our way into yard period, and then Caribbean. We sailed past many beautiful places, mainly along Maine, Massachusetts. We sailed in the ocean for two days, which was quite scary, especially when the boat heeled over so much that you had to hold on to whatever possible. Quite impossible to serve under these conditions.
As we arrived in ...
... on the island...spent about three hours on the tour...when that was over we did some site-seeing on our own, had dinner and hopped on the early evening ferry in hopes of getting in a wee bit earlier so we'll have enough energy for yet another long day, LOL. Whew ...
... The Moonstone is a very nice, larger oysters with full-bodied flavor and unusually deep cups. Grown in Point Judith Pond, RI. The brine is strong, but not quite so bold as a Wellfleet, What jumps out at you is that full body; the taste fills your mouth with minerals and brothyness.
What we also learned was that all clams are really Quahogs. ...
... colonial homes in the nation, in the downtown Newport Historic District, one of three National Historic Landmark Districts in the city. Many of these homes were restored in the late 20th century through grants.
We were told we should enjoy a cocktail at the "Aquidneck Lobster Bar" and soak in the sunset view overlooking the marina. It was fantastic ...
... drive, but when we got into Taunton, the streets were narrow, and a lot of one ways. One of the cool things about driving around New England is the history. Taunton, MA was settled in 1692. The Taunton Elks Lodge has two hook-ups for RV's and both were taken, so we are "boondocking" in the parking lot for two nights.
Monday--drive down to Newport, RI to see the International Tennis ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking