What are your favorite holiday traditions? Around Newport, we have a few. Even though the temperature drops considerably this time of year, “Christmas in Newport” gives us and our guests plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the town’s coziest holiday activities. Here are some of our favorites!
Visit the mansions in style! Have you seen the mansions one too many times during the summer season? You might not recognize them now. Christmas at the mansions gives reason to “re-discover” these historic properties- all dressed up!
Undecked Halls: A behind the scenes look at one of our favorite properties, Rough Point. Rooms not normally open to the public will be on display at this special showcase. Not to be missed!
Nutcracker at Rosecliff: A timeless holiday classic performed by the Island Moving Company.
Guided Holiday Lantern Tours: Take a candlelit tour by foot and hear about colonial holidays spent in Newport.
Holiday Glow, Seamen’s Church Institute: Enjoy the holiday glow in this National Historic Register site. Refreshments. Free.
43rd Annual Christmas in Newport Candlelight Tour of Historic Private Homes:
Now’s your chance to get into all those properties you’ve always wondered about! It’s $3 per house payable at the door from 4-7pm on December 26th, 27th, and 28th.
A Vintage Holiday Train Ride: Ride in Gilded-Age style on Newport’s Holiday Train Ride, fun at any age, taking you on a scenic narrated tour along the Naragansett Bay.
Ice Skating! Just a short walk from the inn, you can rent skates and show off your inner figure skater. Or enjoy a hot chocolate and some relaxed fun with your loved ones.
For more happenings like the giant gingerbread house and Bowen’s Wharf Tree Lighting visit Christmas in Newport online.
Stay with us this holiday season and take advantage of room discounts, while enjoying dinner, shopping, and events in Newport with our Holiday Happiness package. We’ll be dressed up too!
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