Rhode Island Monthly Rhode Trips 2011 : Page 11

day, the three-and-a-half mile walk is a National Recreation Trail and is an adven-turesome — not to mention stunning — way to view the sea. Starts at corner of Memo-rial Blvd. and Eustis Ave., 401-845 -5802, cliffwalk.com Try a late afternoon stroll at Cliff Walk. Spanning seven acres of waterfront property in downtown Newport, Wellington offers a vacation as uncompromising as our view of Newport Harbor. Enjoy two nights or two weeks of waterviews, indoor and outdoor pools, a fi tness room, saunas, tennis courts, elegant two-bedroom, two-bath suites with private decks, whirlpools and fi replaces. Fine Wine Uncorked and ready to go? So are the bot-tles at the Newport Wine Cellar’s weekly tastings. On an endless search for the best wines from around the globe, they also of-fer private tastings at a location of your choice, meaning you can even sample from the comfort of your own home. Newport Wine Cellar, 24 Bellevue Ave., Newpor t, 401-619-3966, newportwinecellar.com Wellington Resort, 551 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840 Call (401) 849-1770 Fax: (401) 847-6250 www.wellingtonresort.com Have a Taste Go beyond the tastes and smells of food and meet the chefs and tour the kitchens where your delectable dishes are prepared with Newport Gourmet Tours. Of course, the tastes and smells are pretty important, too, and that ’s why there are samples at each tour stop. Select either the Bellevue tour, which starts at Hotel Viking, or the Broadway tour, which meets at Vanderbilt Hall. For more information, call 401-787-4058 or visit newportgourmettours.com Movie Night Forget rubbing elbows with strangers in an overcrowded, overpriced movie theater for a night and kick back old-school-style. At $20 a car, the Rustic Drive-in is a groovy after dinner place to end the night and catch two current Hollywood hits. Who says a hot date can’t be cheap? Rustic Tri Vue Drive-in, Old Louisquisset Pk . (Rte. 146), North Smithfi eld, 401-769-7601 Newport Bristol County Convention and Visitors Bureau Elegant Condo Homes With First Floor Masters Come To Westerly And Visit The Model Today! Polo and Picnic Playing polo is no leisurely walk in the park, but no one’s stopping you from mak-Jean Crowley 401 742 1007 www.winri.com 401.596.3000 ext. 1 Liz Goor 401 447 0388 11 2011 I RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY I RHODE TRIPS

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