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15 Spectacular Places in the Northeast

The Northeast is one of the most amazing areas in the country. In addition to being home to some of the country’s largest cities, the region offers a plethora of outdoor activities due to the heavy forest coverage (Maine and New Hampshire take the 1 and 2 positions, while the rest of the Northeast falls […]

8 Great Summer Beach Destinations

A great beach vacation entails much more than sunny skies and gorgeous beaches. Sure, beautiful beaches with smooth sand and crisp water are wonderful, but what really makes a great beach vacation are those destinations that offer more outside the beach. The following 8 destinations all offer beautiful beaches, in addition to many recreational, cultural, […]

10 Breathtakingly Beautiful Rhode Island Attractions

There are so many gorgeous places to explore and activities to enjoy in the “Ocean State” that it would be difficult to condense the many choices into a Top 10 list.  From gorgeous beaches to beautiful natural parks, Rhode Island is home to some of the most spectacular scenery in the US. Below is a […]

3 Days in Newport, Rhode Island

Newport is one of my favorite places, not only in Rhode Island, but all of New England. This charming coastal town has a little bit of everything: gorgeous waterfront views, a beautiful harbor, one of the most scenic walking paths in the state, great restaurants and shopping, and stunning architecture. On a trip to Newport, […]

One of the Top 10 beaches in New England: Sachuest Beach in Middletown, RI

Sachuest Beach, also known as Second Beach, is consistently ranked among the Top 10 beaches in New England. We decided to check it out during the heat wave this week, as it might before another beach day. This beach definitely held up its’ reputation. Scenic, clean beach which was relatively uncrowded. The views of the […]

Ten Mile Drive Newport: Ocean & Mansion Views

Ten Mile Drive is a historical journey through 10 miles of extravagant mansions and gorgeous waterfront scenery in Newport, Rhode Island. I have to say I was a bit disappointed in this ride. After taking a walk along Newport’s beautiful CliffWalk, my expectations for the drive were much higher. Unfortunately, there weren’t many ocean views (just the […]

CliffWalk Newport – Spectacular Ocean and Mansion Views!

CliffWalk in Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic 3.5 mile National Recreation Trail, which runs along the Newport Shoreline. Along the way you will pass the spectacular Newport Mansions, also known as “summer cottages.” The most famous, The Breakers, is a marvelous site with over 137,000 square feet. Note: The walk is currently closed at […]

A Cruise around Newport Harbor & Narragansett Bay

Newport, a city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island is best known for its’ mansions, sailing, and spectacular scenery.  A boat cruise is one of the best ways to take in these sights along with the picturesque views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. My trip with Gansett Cruises in Newport, Rhode Island […]