Romance is in the air in Newport, RI this February. Whether you’re looking for a winter escape with your sweetheart or a romantic getaway over Valentine’s Day weekend, we have the perfect itinerary for your stay in the city that’s complete with delicious treats and scenic views Newport is known for.
Read on to learn more about how to plan a romantic day in Newport, RI this winter season.
Start With Some Shopping
A great way to get acquainted with the area is with some retail therapy. We recommend a nice stroll down the main waterfront road that will lead you to Bowen’s Wharf. Here you’ll find some of Newport’s best local shops where you’re sure to find a cute gift or special memento to take home. There are even plenty of places to grab a quick bite with your partner while enjoying a scenic view of the harbor before embarking on the rest of your day.
Take a Picturesque Cliff Walk
After a bit of fuel and perhaps a coffee to warm your hands, a cliff walk is a must! During the day, the Cliff Walk is a great way to soak in all the sites that Newport has to offer. This includes both the natural beauty of the rugged coastline that is like no other in the region to the grand historic mansions perched upon the cliffs. The Mansion Cliff Walk in Newport, RI is ideal for a romantic stroll, just make sure you’re bundled up during the winter months!
Try Newport’s Famous Hot Chocolate
Is there anything better for warming up on a chilly evening than hot chocolate? And we’re not talking about your average powdered mix! The Chanler at Cliff Walk is opening its famous hot chocolate bar on February 12, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
Here, you can spend the afternoon in front of a roaring fire pit where you can have a decadent cup of hot chocolate when dining or take it to go when you’re walking along the cliff walk. The Hot Chocolate Bar offers artisanal hot chocolate that’s crafted using the world’s finest milk or dark chocolate. You can even upgrade to an adult version of this mouthwatering beverage.
The famous hot chocolate bar at Chanler in Newport, RI is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12 pm to 5 pm – no reservations required!
Spend the Night at Hammetts Hotel
As you can see, there are plenty of things to do in Newport, RI in the winter. After a romantic day roaming around the city, come back to comfort at Hammetts Hotel. Conveniently located in the city’s downtown waterfront area, you’ll be surrounded by all the shops and restaurants that can make your sweetheart’s escape that much more special.
Contact Us Today!
At Hammetts you’ll always feel welcome, whether you’re in your winter boots or a tuxedo. Book your Valentine’s Day stay in Newport today. We look forward to seeing you!