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Girl's Weekend Getaway in Newport, Rhode Island
There's a lot to love about this coastal gem, particularly the fantasy that allows you to imagine what life might be like on the other side of the 99 percent. The rich and famous arrived about a century ago, building their glittery mansions with rolling lawns, and leaving behind a legacy the rest of us have been daydreaming about ever since. For friends looking to dine at hip restaurants and venture out on sunset cruises, Newport is a weekend getaway worth pursuing.
But though the city indeed sparkles — literally, on a perfect, sunny day — it is actually more accessible than it appears. The brilliant blue water and perfect sky call to all sorts of leisure enthusiasts — yachtsmen in polo shirts, ladies who lunch — and you too can be one of those ladies who revel in the Gilded-Age fantasy, if even for a day. – By Lisa Oppenheimer
AARP Travel Center
Book online or call: 1.800.675.4318
AARP Travel Center Book online or call: 1.800.675.4318
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