SHOPPING & ACTIVITIES
Audrain Automobile Museum A collection of luxury vehicles in a beautiful 1903 building. audrainautomobilemuseum.org. The Breakers If you’re going to see just one mansion, it should be this former Vanderbilt estate. With museum-worthy paintings and billion-dollar views, you’ll get a true taste of that Gilded Age life. newportmansions.org. Farmaesthetics Pick up the Vapor Bath Elixir, a green blend of chlorophyll and essential oils that’s a lifesaver after a long workout (or a late night out). farmaesthetics.com.
Sachuest Beach Locals swear by this spot, better known as Second Beach, that’s a short drive from downtown Newport. Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown. Studio Choo East Floral designer Jill Rizzo is available by appointment; you can also sign up for one of her seasonal workshops. studiochoo.com.