United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Nashville and Gatlinburg
  2. 2 Road trip through southern US states - must-see suggestions?
  3. 3 Native and Natural Interests near the Grand Canyon
  4. 4 Safety Concerns
  5. 5 Get off of your Muscle Building Online
  6. 6 Trip Report http://hikehealth.com/
  7. 7 Trip Report http://hikehealth.com/crevalor-and-megatropin/
  8. 8 Our House Has no Hot Tub - Where to Soak in Crested Butte
  9. 9 Trip to northern California
  10. 10 8-Hour Napali Fishing Charter with Kids?
  11. 11 First Trip to Texas -
  12. 12 5 days in Colorado
  13. 13 Restaurants in Tucson, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona
  14. 14 Washington DC with kids
  15. 15 NYC with 5 kids- SOLO
  16. 16 Homeless family murdered in Staten Island Motel
  17. 17 Help! Road Trip from Boulder to Oregon 2/2016
  18. 18 Bronx Help to visit hospital
  19. 19 Avoiding tunnels driving from Atlanta to Philadelphia
  20. 20 Sedona for a Month
  21. 21 Alaska with Tauck on Princess Ship in June
  22. 22 Alaska -public transport
  23. 23 Boston-Philadelphia: drive, fly, Amtrak?
  24. 24 New England fall foilage trip planning please
  25. 25 4 days in wine country. Where should we stay?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Newport Thanksgiving help?

Jump to last reply

Hi...my family is thinking about spending Thanksgiving in Newport. We've never been and always enjoy checking out places "out of season". My husband and I are mid-late 30's and our 2 boys are 1 and 3. We'd also like to bring our small dog. We need suggestions for all the details.

We plan to arrive Wed and leave Sat.

Lodging: So far, considering Hotel Viking and Hyatt Regency. Are these good/wise choices? Differences between them? Others I should consider?
Dining: Main concern is Thanksgiving. We'd like something traditional, fun, etc. Should we travel out of Newport or is there someplace good in town? Other fun kid-friendly options for the rest of the trip?

Activity: We'd like a hotel with an indoor pool. I understand the outdoor Ice Skating Rink opens that weekend. Would be nice to see the Mansions or maybe just Astors Beechwood. Carriage rides available? Also would consider visiting a tree farm...I know some in New England will ship, but that may be more in VT, NH, etc. Suggestions for things to do with the kids?

Babysitting: Any hotels/services that provide good child care for an evening out?

Okay, please feel free to add anything you feel would be helpful. Forgive my naivete, as I mentioned, we've not been before.
Also, we are considering (to avoid holiday traffic a bit) breaking the trip up and staying in the Darien/Bridgeport/Stamford area on Tues night before arrival and Saturday night on the way home. Any recommendations for affordable hotels?
Thanks,
Shari

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement