In 4 words: Gilded Age and more.
For your visit two full days are sufficient to visit all top attractions, but at least three days are recommended.
Distances are mostly walkable and parking can be a challenge in central town, but use of the car is natural.
Love its magnificent mansions.
Don’t miss: Art galleries and antique shops along the waterfront and Thames Street.
Worthy attractions: Breakers; Elms; Marble House; Chateau-sur-Mer; Rosecliff; Cliff Walk; Ocean Drive.
Left for another visit: Kingscote; a handful of lesser historic houses; Fort Adams.
Last visit: May 2013.
    
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Chateau-sur-Mer, Newport, RI

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