Newport RI Bellevue Ave Mansions----very fun day activity---make sure you do NOT miss the breakers mansion, and I personally think the marble mansion was the 2nd best. there's lots to choose from and all beautiful, but nothing comes close to the breakers. amazing history also.
Breakers side view,The Breakers was built as the Newport summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, a member of the wealthy United States Vanderbilt family. It is built in an Italian Renaissance style. Designed by renowned architect Richard Morris Hunt and with interior decoration by Jules Allard and Sons and Ogden Codman, Jr., the 70-room mansion encompasses 138,300 square feet of space on five floors. The home was constructed between 1893 and 1895