Escape to… Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina | Newport, RI

Situated on Goat Island and surrounded by picturesque Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina offers the seclusion of a private island while being a short walk from the heart and history of the charming waterfront cobblestone streets of Newport.

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This waterfront resort is centrally located to the area’s abundant attractions and activities, which include great restaurants, landmark mansions, museums, vineyards, golf courses, beaches, state parks, scenic walks, musical and theatrical performances, cruises and more. Delighting locals and visitors alike, Newport’s annual events include nationally acclaimed jazz and folk festivals, regattas, numerous shows and restaurant weeks in spring and fall.

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Double Bed Guestroom

Location: Newport, RI
Distance from Airport: T.F.Green (Providence) Airport (PVD) approx. 35mins away

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Newport’s scenic waterfront, with its excellent shopping and dining, is just minutes away. Gurney’s shuttle service ushers guests from our secluded resort on Goat Island to the cobblestone streets of downtown Newport.

See more than a dozen legendary mansions and get an insider’s look at how America’s wealthiest Gilded Age families spent their summers. The Breakers (famous for being the grand Vanderbilt home), Rosecliff (The Great Gatsby starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow was filmed here) and Rough Point (the home of Doris Duke) are just some highlights. Don’t forget Bristol’s stunning Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum and historic Linden Place.

Though home to the world-renowned Newport Folk Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, premier sailing events and killer views of Newport Harbor, Fort Adams State Park is also home to Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortification in the U.S. Step back in time as you trek the maze of underground tunnels and visit the quarters where officers and their families lived more than a century ago. Here you’ll find over 180 years of American history and military culture all within the walls of this architectural and engineering feat.

Experience Cliff Walk as this 3.5-mile path that traces the edge of the sea and is one of the most beloved “things to do” throughout New England. Whether you’re a casual walker, a mansion gawker, a long-distance runner, a hobby photographer, a dog walker or an international jet-setter, you’ll fall in love with this awe-inspiring place.

Ready to plan your “Newport, RI ” escape?  Contact me at karen.holmes@mei-travel.com for a no obligation quote!

 

 

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