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Newport, Rhode Island Experience New England Touring at its Best! Alex Hurd, Tourism Sales Manager www.GoNewport.com
Where is Newport,  Rhode Island?
 
Map of  Newport   Map of  Newport
<ul><li>Boston-Providence  50  miles </li></ul><ul><li>New York City   165  miles </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, D.C. 390  ...
After Crossing the  Bridge……..
<ul><ul><li>Centrally located and open 363 days of the year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Specialists on hand </l...
Colonial Newport Est. 1639
Newport’s Firsts  <ul><li>More colonial homes in use than any other location in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The o...
The Famous “Summer Cottages” The Breakers
<ul><li>Free motorcoach parking </li></ul><ul><li>Handicap accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Select properties have audio tours...
<ul><li>Chateau-sur-Mer </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1852 </li></ul><ul><li>Residence of Mr. William Wetmore </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>Built between 1888 -1892 </li></ul><ul><li>Was a 39 th   birthday gift for Mr. William  Vanderbilt's wife, Alva </...
<ul><li>Belcourt Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Built Between 1891-1894 </li></ul><ul><li>The sixty-room summer cottage  cost 3 ...
<ul><li>Rough Point </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1887, for  Mr. Frederick Vanderbilt </li></ul><ul><li>Purchased by James Du...
<ul><li>Kingscote </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1839 for southerner, George Noble Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Was Newport’s first...
International  Tennis Hall of Fame The National Museum of American Illustration Newport Art Museum Historic Fort Adams Tou...
International Tennis Hall of Fame <ul><li>Guided  interactive museum tours </li></ul><ul><li>Tour & Lunch options  </li></...
<ul><li>Built in 1864 for Mr. James Griswold </li></ul><ul><li>An example of American Stick Style architecture </li></ul><...
Touro Synagogue  <ul><li>Built in 1759, the oldest Synagogue in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington visited the S...
 
<ul><li>Golf </li></ul><ul><li>Wineries </li></ul><ul><li>Cliff Walk Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Beaches </li></ul><ul><li>Sai...
 
 
 
Powerboat Harbor Tour <ul><li>Over five different boats to choose form.  </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch/Dinner cruises  </li></ul...
Sailing Harbor Tours  <ul><li>Over seven different sailing vessels to choose from. </li></ul><ul><li>Some sailboats can ho...
World Class  Dining
Fresh lobster  and steaming bowls of  clam chowder  are found all along New England's coast, and Newport’s seafood restaur...
A true international city also boasts of pubs, bistros, cafes, outdoor dining, upscale restaurants, sushi, pizza, Italian ...
If  casual dining  and great  pub-style  menu is your craving, Newport County offers a wide selection.  For a special nigh...
Did you say shopping?
. Discover hundreds of diverse boutiques boasting everything from the work of local artisans to well-known favorites throu...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newport ~ America’s First Resort
www.GoNewport.com Thank you for your time.  We look forward to welcoming  you to Newport, Rhode Island
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  1. 1. Newport, Rhode Island Experience New England Touring at its Best! Alex Hurd, Tourism Sales Manager www.GoNewport.com
  2. 2. Where is Newport, Rhode Island?
  3. 4. Map of Newport Map of Newport
  4. 5. <ul><li>Boston-Providence 50 miles </li></ul><ul><li>New York City 165 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, D.C. 390 miles </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago 842 miles </li></ul>Newport Chicago New York City Washington, D.C. Boston Travel Distances Providence
  5. 6. After Crossing the Bridge……..
  6. 7. <ul><ul><li>Centrally located and open 363 days of the year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Specialists on hand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase Tour & Attraction Tickets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free brochures and maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Validated parking and FREE MOTORCOACH PARKING!! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Colonial Newport Est. 1639
  8. 9. Newport’s Firsts <ul><li>More colonial homes in use than any other location in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest tavern building in continuous use in the United States, built in 1673. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest circulating library in continuous use in the United States, </li></ul><ul><li>established in 1745. </li></ul><ul><li>Home to Touro Synagogue, the oldest in the western hemisphere, built in 1759 </li></ul><ul><li>1895, Newport hosted golf’s first US Open at Newport Country Club . </li></ul><ul><li>Newport was home to the first female lighthouse keeper. </li></ul><ul><li>The oldest sailing regatta in the country </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the first National Lawn Tennis Championships in 1899. </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the first International Polo Match in 1886. </li></ul>
  9. 10. The Famous “Summer Cottages” The Breakers
  10. 11. <ul><li>Free motorcoach parking </li></ul><ul><li>Handicap accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Select properties have audio tours available in: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>French </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>German </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Printed translated scripts available in: Italian </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Korean </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mandarin </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Russian </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Docent available at select properties </li></ul><ul><li>Student/Group rates available </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum of 20 people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Special interest/themed tours </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Chateau-sur-Mer </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1852 </li></ul><ul><li>Residence of Mr. William Wetmore </li></ul><ul><li>The house was purchased by the </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation Society in 1969 </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 it was designated a National </li></ul><ul><li>Historic Landmark. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Built between 1888 -1892 </li></ul><ul><li>Was a 39 th birthday gift for Mr. William Vanderbilt's wife, Alva </li></ul><ul><li>Contains 500,000 cubic feet of marble </li></ul><ul><li>The Preservation Society acquired the house in 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006, Marble House was designated a National Historic Landmark. </li></ul>The Vanderbilts divorced in 1895 and Alva married Oliver Belmont, moving down the street to………
  13. 14. <ul><li>Belcourt Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Built Between 1891-1894 </li></ul><ul><li>The sixty-room summer cottage cost 3 million dollars to build </li></ul><ul><li>The summer residence for </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Oliver Belmont </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Rough Point </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1887, for Mr. Frederick Vanderbilt </li></ul><ul><li>Purchased by James Duke in 1922 </li></ul><ul><li>Left to his daughter, Doris, at 12 years old </li></ul>Doris Duke
  15. 16. <ul><li>Kingscote </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1839 for southerner, George Noble Jones </li></ul><ul><li>Was Newport’s first summer mansion </li></ul><ul><li>A landmark of the Gothic Revival style in American architecture </li></ul><ul><li>1972 it was left to the Preservation Society </li></ul>
  16. 17. International Tennis Hall of Fame The National Museum of American Illustration Newport Art Museum Historic Fort Adams Touro Synagogue Old Colony House Museum of Newport History and more…
  17. 18. International Tennis Hall of Fame <ul><li>Guided interactive museum tours </li></ul><ul><li>Tour & Lunch options </li></ul><ul><li>Tour & teas options </li></ul><ul><li>Children under 12 are always FREE </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Built in 1864 for Mr. James Griswold </li></ul><ul><li>An example of American Stick Style architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Home to the Museum since 1916 </li></ul><ul><li>National Historic Landmark and an Official Project of Save America’s Treasures </li></ul>
  19. 20. Touro Synagogue <ul><li>Built in 1759, the oldest Synagogue in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>George Washington visited the Synagogue for a meeting in 1781 </li></ul><ul><li>A staple in the start of our nations religious freedom </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Golf </li></ul><ul><li>Wineries </li></ul><ul><li>Cliff Walk Trail </li></ul><ul><li>Beaches </li></ul><ul><li>Sailing </li></ul><ul><li>Bird Sanctuary </li></ul><ul><li>Guided bird walks </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking trails </li></ul><ul><li>Water Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Deep sea fishing </li></ul><ul><li>Kayaking </li></ul><ul><li>Walking Tours </li></ul><ul><li>Colonial history </li></ul><ul><li>Cemetery tours </li></ul><ul><li>Pirate Legends </li></ul>
  21. 26. Powerboat Harbor Tour <ul><li>Over five different boats to choose form. </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch/Dinner cruises </li></ul><ul><li>Groups up to 110 people </li></ul>
  22. 27. Sailing Harbor Tours <ul><li>Over seven different sailing vessels to choose from. </li></ul><ul><li>Some sailboats can hold groups up to 70 passengers. </li></ul><ul><li>Lobster bake and sail packages. </li></ul>
  23. 28. World Class Dining
  24. 29. Fresh lobster and steaming bowls of clam chowder are found all along New England's coast, and Newport’s seafood restaurants do it best.
  25. 30. A true international city also boasts of pubs, bistros, cafes, outdoor dining, upscale restaurants, sushi, pizza, Italian and French fare and other ethnic offerings that are all found in the City-By-The-Sea. Visitors will not go hungry or thirsty when visiting Newport.
  26. 31. If casual dining and great pub-style menu is your craving, Newport County offers a wide selection. For a special night out, Newport offers upscale fine dining , palate pleasing wine lists, and incredible views to match your culinary experience.
  27. 32. Did you say shopping?
  28. 33. . Discover hundreds of diverse boutiques boasting everything from the work of local artisans to well-known favorites throughout Newport, Rhode Island
  29. 40. Newport ~ America’s First Resort
  30. 41. www.GoNewport.com Thank you for your time. We look forward to welcoming you to Newport, Rhode Island

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