Thursday, June 6, 2013

Escape From Brooklyn: Five Great Getaways

Posted on Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 4:00 AM

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The grandeur of Newport is that of a long-ago era, one of robber barons and railway magnates, and, at first, it seems almost antithetical to what a modern New Yorker would want in a vacation spot. But, in fact, it is Newport's differences that make it so perfect; it's like everything you know is subverted, leaving you with a new perspective on the world. Enjoy the small-town, seaside charms, and marvel at the Gatsby-esque levels of architectural decadence. And don't forget to spend a day wandering the bird sanctuary, appreciating the duality between man-and nature-constructed wonders.

Photos: Lauren Schaefer

The Chanler at Cliff Walk

117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, RI 02840


Tallulah on Thames

464 Thames Street, Newport RI 02840


Norman Bird Sanctuary

583 3rd Beach Rd, Middletown, RI 02842


White Horse Tavern

26 Marlborough St, Newport, RI 02840


THE ONE WELL bag FISH LURE: dreaming fishing tackle ALTER socks, shoes and scarf ELEMENT METAL ARTS anchor ring MR. NATTY lip balm and soap


Castle Hill Inn

590 Ocean Ave, Newport, RI 02840

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By Lauren Schaefer

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