In the coming months, on weekdays and weekends,look for great deals at the Ivy Lodge, www.ivylodge.com. Unlike many resort areas, Newport does not close down for the winter season. In fact, many visitors know this is an excellent time to visit the city by the sea. The crowds have gone home, parking is readily available and the restaurants, see www.bestofnewport.com/newport-rhode-island-restaurants.htm, shops and many attractions are operating through-out the year, see www.gonewport.com for a list of attractions and a calendar of events. We are located in the mansion district of Newport, www.newportmansion.org were you can walk to the mansions and the cliff walk. At the moment, the town is blanketed with snow making a real currier and Ives scene. The beaches are beautiful this time of year, with sea glass abound -- you just got to know were to look -- stay with the Ivy lodge and we will stere you on course.
If you are a shopper, www.destinationnewport.com/shop.asp there are unbelievable deals in retail and consignment shops with unique items at incredible prices -- when you factor in no sales tax on clothing, you have some of the best deals on quality boutique and specialty shops.
If you have never experienced Newport RI -- this is a great introduction to one of the most unique areas of the country were beauty is abound, seafood is abundant and history is preserved year round.