Bowens Wharf Newport, RI www.njcharters.com

Bowens Wharf Newport, RI

There is no better way to travel back to the colonial era than by taking a private yacht charter to Newport, Rhode Island. This beautiful City by the Sea boasts over 200 colonial-era homes and buildings, the largest grouping of these buildings in the United States. Quite a few are open for tours or have been turned into shops, museums, and hotels. Read more about Newport’s history and must-see spots in this article.

Beautiful lighthouse by the ocean at sunset

Castle Hill Lighthouse, Newport, RI

Newport is also known as the Sailing Capital of the World, its other claim to fame. Cruising or sailing here offers spectacular views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay, and is the gateway to the islands of southern New England including Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket. Nature and history enthusiasts will love the Cliff Walk, a 3.5-mile seaside stroll past some of the most magnificent Newport mansions. There is so much to fall in love with here. This additional travel guide with highlighted restaurants and activities will help you make the most of your time. Don’t forget your cocktail attire! Newport is one town that knows how to throw a party.