Entries by Christina

Generations of Maine Lobster Fishermen

Meet Captain Alex! Generations of lobster fishermen are the norm, as the ‘art of fishing lobster’ is handed down through families in Maine.  Alex’s license came from his great grandfather, when he was just 6 years old, and at the time it was an open fishery.  Today with a waiting list for licenses, the Maine apprenticeship […]

Sheffield Island Lighthouse – Take a Cruise!

A Delightful Opportunity to Have a Lobster Dinner on Island! The Norwalk Seaport Association’s Friends of the Norwalk Islands offers a 45 minute scenic boat ride from South Norwalk to Sheffield Island.  Once there, you can tour the the two and half story, 10 room Sheffield Lighthouse!   Pack a lobster roll lunch and have a […]

Hammonasset Beach State Park – Long Island Sound

Best of Both Worlds – Beach and Picnic Sites! A visit to Hammonasset Beach State Park is more than just another day the beach.  Connecticut’s largest shoreline park offers over 2 miles of beach to enjoy swimming, strolling along the boardwalk, or just relaxing in the sun and surf. Enjoy this beautiful, family friendly beach […]

Thimble Islands Boat Tour – Lovely Views!

 Join Captain Bob On a Thimble Island Cruise Enjoy more of the Connecticut shoreline as you climb aboard  the 48 passenger boat Volsunga IV and venture out to discover the Thimble Islands – located in the southeast corner of Branford in the Long Island Sound.   On this 45 minute live narrated boat ride, you will […]

Le Central – Lobster at a French Bistro

A Charming Restaurant in Bristol A popular neighborhood restaurant located in the heart of Bristol,  Le Central offers a magnifique dining experience whether you choose to go for lunch or dinner!    French country fare includes grilled confit duck leg and fennel sausage, coq au vin, steak frites and other favorites. Of course our recommendation for […]

Argia Sailing Cruise – Lobster Roll Picnic on Water

Embark on a Half Day or Sunset Cruise Explore the seafaring village of Mystic, Connecticut, so rich in maritime history, and the surrounding islands from the spacious wooden deck of the sailing ship, Argia.  Relax as you sail by scenic coastlines and lighthouses or help the crew hoist and trim the sails aboard this elegant […]

DeWolf Tavern – Maritime Restaurant Facing Water

Historic and Delicious! The DeWolf Tavern is located in a renovated 1818 warehouse built by the Bristol-based maritime merchants James and William DeWolf for their shipping business in the “Triangle Trade.” A boat slip originally ran alongside the Tavern where ships could dock and unload goods into both levels of the building.  Today, DeWolf features […]

Funky Victorian – Bright Stay in Newport

Loaded with Modern Amenities Open after a glamorous renovation, this 17-room boutique Newport hotel beckons style-loving New England travelers to a modern, irreverent take on the Gilded Age. With interiors inspired by Rococo, Beaux Arts and other popular styles of this decadent era, Gilded offers boldly fun hotel guestrooms and suites—and you’ll enjoy all the splendor […]

Finn’s Seafood – Destination Lobster!

Serving Fresh Seafood on Block Island For Over 40 Years Overlooking Old Harbor, Finn’s Seafood is the place to go for steamed lobster with melted butter that drips down your chin!  Or, if you prefer to use a fork while you eat – try the baked stuffed.   Lunch and dinner are served on the upstairs […]

Take the Martha’s Vineyard Ferry – From Quonset Point

Take a Lobster Themed Trip to the Island! Cruise in a luxurious fast ferry to the island of Martha’s Vineyard and arrive in style for a weekend stay or a day trip.   Enjoy the sundeck or sit in plush air-conditioned comfort, you will be amazed at the breathtaking scenery along the way.   Avoid all […]

Point Judith Lighthouse – Amazing Sunsets!

Gorgeous Waterviews! Point Judith, part of the town of Narragansett, extends more than a mile from the Rhode Island coast and marks the entrance to Narragansett Bay to the north and Block Island Sound to the south. With beautiful ocean views you can photograph beautiful shots during your visit to the grounds of this 1857 lighthouse. Although the […]

Salty Galilee – A Fishing Village and Boat Lovers Delight!

Sounds of Seagulls Fill the Air If you love fishing boats, this is the place for you!  Galilee is a fishing port and a great place to watch the boats and Block Island Ferry come and go. Flocks of seagulls follow these vessels with their haul of fresh seafood and makes for fantastic scenery.   There is […]

Lighthouse Cruise on Narragansett Bay

See 10 Rhode Island Lighthouses by Boat This 90-minute cruise showcases some of Rhode Island’s most beautiful lighthouses. The captain will take you throughout Narragansett Bay bringing you up close and personal to these historic landmarks. This truly is a one-of-a-kind cruise that you will remember forever. Lighthouses include locations in Newport Harbor, Jamestown and Wickford […]

Napatree Point – Solitude Hike with Gorgeous Views

Discover An Ecological Treasure A beach hike like no other!!  Napatree in Westerly offers a beautiful 1.5 mile beach facing the Atlantic Ocean on one side and a view of Little Narragansett Bay on the other.  This is also a wildlife preserve, so be careful for the piping plovers, osprey, and migratory birds.  There is […]

David Burke Prime – Mondays are Lobster Nights!

Let the Good Times Roll! Located in the Foxwoods Resort Casino complex, David Burke Prime is an excellent choice not only for deep flavor steaks but for succulent seafood, too!   Every Monday at David Burke Prime enjoy a 3 course lobster feast for just $39.  Appetizer selections include lobster bisque, lobster dumplings, and lobster tacos. Entree […]

The Richards – Hidden Gem with Castle Like Stay

Relaxing Place to Stay in Narragansett What a gem and the location is perfect!  Tucked away but close to all.  The house itself is a beautiful. It’s an old stone home (built in the late 1800s) perfectly decorated with beautiful antiques everywhere you look and the gardens are gorgeous. The house is located within walking […]

George’s of Galilee – Summertime Must Do in RI

Watch the Block Island Ferry Come In and Out!   George’s offers a wide selection of fresh local seafood, a new sushi menu, lobster specials, as well as fresh hand-cut ribeye steaks. Choose from five different dining rooms on two floors, al fresco dining, and a takeout window, all with spectacular Rhode Island waterfront views.  Salty is […]

Bristol Oyster Bar – Oysters and Lobster!

Bring on the Local Seafood Bristol Oyster Bar is a testament to seafood as it was meant to be.  The owner has cultivated his vision for this restaurant since he was 14 years old. He has spent most of his time since then in the bay, fishing, and raising oysters. His many years on the bay […]

Boat House – Scenery for Fabulous Dining

The Boat House Has Lovely Views All Year Round! Located on the peaceful banks of the Sakonnet, the Boat House proudly celebrates New England’s natural bounty: just-caught seafood, local produce, and nautical charm.  It also offers large windows to view the bay and in summer the patio is a scenic delight. Classic and creative New […]

Castle Hill Inn Restaurant – Incredible Dining Experience

Totally Bucket List Worthy! Located on a 40-acre private peninsula overlooking the endless blue expanse of the Atlantic and Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill is described as, “quite simply, the best place in town”, by The New York Times.  This Relias & Chateaux property boasts luxury accommodations and an extraordinary restaurant for an incomparable place.  Served daily […]

Trattoria Romana South – Lobster Dinner in Wakefield

Must Try Luciano’s Famous Macaroni & Cheese with Fresh Maine Lobster! Trattoria Romana South is warm, charming and offers delicious authentic Italian cuisine.  One of our favorite dishes here is the Orecchiette pasta tossed with Asiago, Parmesan & white cheddar cheeses in a cream bechamel sauce, baked with Italian bread crumbs & fresh Maine lobster meat. […]

Coast Guard House – Spectacular Location on the Ocean

The Views Here are Amazing! In the late 1800’s, the US Coast Guard built a station of solid granite perched overlooking Narragansett Bay.  Today it is home to the Coast Guard House Restaurant.  Overlooking a gorgeous stretch of ocean, the Coast Guard House is worth the drive and a destination unto itself. The Coast Guard […]

Prudence Island Lighthouse – Fun Day Trip by Ferry

Let Prudence & Bay Islands Transport Take You There Take a little water cruise for a view of the bay with the Prudence Island ferry!  Departing from Bristol, the trip takes less than 30 minutes and the views of the Mount Hope Bridge and the Newport Bridge are lovely.  Once on island, there is only nature to […]

Best Kept Secret B&B – 5 Minute Walk to Scarborough Beach

Shhhhh!   Keep This Place For Yourself task management. Best Kept Secret B&B is located in a quiet residential neighborhood near the Point Judith section of Narragansett. The B&B is walking distance from Scarborough Beach, a pristine state beach with boardwalk and picnic areas. The Block Island Ferry is three miles down the road. Enjoy the […]

The Break Hotel – Narragansett Boutique Style Stay

Seaside Inspired Design Captures Sense of Place The Break is a place to find playfulness, connection, and a true local experience in South County. As the first boutique hotel in Narragansett, Rhode Island, The Break’s decor and amenities will both impress you and welcome you to relax and breathe easy – “rhody” style.  This includes […]

Historic Warren – Water Street Makes a Great Trip!

Features One of the Oldest Working Waterfronts in New England With tons of locations for water views, Warren RI makes a fun and delicious day trip!  With a long history and many historic homes to boot – the town of warren is filled with artists, shops and restaurants.  Our favorite way to stroll this little […]

Scenic Bristol – Quaint Town and Lovely Harbor

Always Something to Discover Here! The gem of a town is located on 10.1 square miles of a peninsula that includes a smaller sub-peninsula on the west called Poppasquash, with Narragansett Bay to the west and Mount Hope Bay to the east.   Offering miles of lovely coastline, 14 parks, and the starting point of the […]

Blithewold Mansion – Tour and Lobster

Just Pulling Up to the Mansion is Stunning! Want to experience a world away from everyday life? Blithewold, a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay, is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled […]