Newport, Rhode Island, Is Having a Moment: 8 Ways to Celebrate Its New Gilded Age

New hotels and museums, reopened mansions, buzzing restaurants and more are making this classic summer getaway cool again.

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Celebrating a Life Aquatic: The Sailing Museum

Designed to appeal to sailors both novice and expert, the month-old Sailing Museum takes visitors on an interactive journey. The experience begins with museumgoers selecting a virtual vessel and then continues through high- and low-tech exhibitions that explore what it takes to pilot the boat you’ve selected.