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Cape Cod Day 2: Newport RI to Brewster MA

August 31, 2013

Day two – the aim was to make the final two hour drive to Brewster in the Cape Cod region – enjoying the sights along the way.


As per usual Lachie had us up bright and early and so we headed into Newport for a yummy breakfast at the Hungry Monkey Cafe in the old quarter of Newport Rhode Island.


Then we did a 10-ish mile drive around town…


…which included stops along the The Cliff Walk.
(Unfortunately the end of walk is yet to be repaired post Hurricane Sandy, however there was still ample opportunity to enjoy the views and see some of the infamous Newport mansions.)

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Gorgeous views of Easton’s beach


& more mansions & beautiful views


Gooseberry Beach


Fort Adams and its stunning views across the harbour


Finishing up in town for a walk around the Newport marina…


Then a very yummy lunch Brick Alley Pub & Restaurant .
(mmmm…Rhode Island Clam Chowder)


A few not-so-subtle reminders of the America’s Cup…
(America’s Cup Inn & America’s Cup St)


On the way to our new home for the week, we stopped in at Sandwich, MA for high tea.


Before reaching Brewster in Cape Cod – our home for the next week. a quick swim and grocery shopping and it was time to call it for another night. Another fun day of sight seeing!




Notes for next time (there are always way to many good things to do!):

* we really should have made time for The Breakers – “the grandest of the Newport Summer cottages” * Touro Synagogue,, (not open on Saturdays), * Picnic lunch & swim at Eastons Beach – just East of Newport – if the weather is nicer.

One Comment leave one →
  1. lee permalink
    October 9, 2013 11:48 pm

    Gee this has been a great trip, I’m sort of envious…..
    Great meals and great sights, the perfect combination
    Love to all

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