Newport 4K | Driving Downtown | Rhode Island Driving Tour 🏁 I was #drivingdowntown #Newport in Rhode Island.

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🏁This video is about driving in #RhodeIsland Newport downtown.

Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island. It is known as a New England summer resort and is famous for its historic mansions and its rich sailing history. It was the location of the first U.S. Open tournaments in both tennis and golf, as well as every challenge to the America’s Cup between 1930 and 1983. It is also the home of Salve Regina University and Naval Station Newport, which houses the United States Naval War College, the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, and an important Navy training center. It was a major 18th-century port city and boasts many buildings from the Colonial era.

Newport is sometimes referred to as the “Sailing Capital of the World”. The city was chosen as the new home of the National Sailing Hall of Fame which moved from Annapolis, Maryland in 2019. Several sailing clubs are based in the city, including the New York Yacht Club and the Ida Lewis Yacht Club. Newport was the site of the America’s Cup sailing races from 1930 to 1983, and it remains the starting point of the biannual 635 nautical-mile Newport Bermuda Race.

Aquidneck Island has many beaches, both public and private. The largest public beach is Easton’s beach or First Beach, which has a view of the Newport Cliff Walk. The Cliff Walk is one of the most popular attractions in the city. It is a 3.5-mile (5.6 km) public access walkway bordering the shoreline and has been designated a National Recreation Trail. Sachuest Beach or Second Beach in Middletown is the second-largest beach in the area. Gooseberry Beach is private but is open to the public on certain days of the year. It is located on Ocean Drive, along with the private beaches, Bailey’s Beach and Hazard’s Beach. In 2014 Maya Lin, the architect who designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C., completed a $3.5 million renovation of Queen Anne Square Park, titled “The Meeting Room.”

Brenton Point State Park is the site of the annual Brenton Point Kite Festival. Newport is also home to the Newport Country Club, which hosted the 2007 Women’s US Open and the 1995 Men’s US Amateurs. Fort Adams which houses the Museum of Yachting and hosts both the Newport Folk Festival and the Newport Jazz Festival, dates back to the War of 1812. The Jazz Festival was established in 1954 by local socialite Elaine Lorillard and music promoter George Wein. It was held annually until 1971, and was re-established in Newport in 1981.[48][49] In 1959, George Wein, folk singer Pete Seeger, and music manager Albert Grossman established the Newport Folk Festival as a counterpart to the Jazz Festival.[50] It was held in Newport through 1969, returned to the city in 1985, and has been held annually at Fort Adams since. The Folk Festival was the venue for a controversial performance by singer-songwriter Bob Dylan in July 1965 that proved influential to the “folk rock movement”.[51][52] Both festivals were held at other venues in Newport before moving to Fort Adams when they were revived in the 1980s.

Video from: Rhode Island, USA
Time of filming: Fall of 2021
Video title: Newport 4K | Driving Downtown | Rhode Island Driving Tour
Video resolution: 4K Ultra HD

🏁No talking, just driving
🏁The camera was mounted outside and you could hear the raw sounds of the City.
🏁30-minute beautiful drive – smooth binaural sounds workout for #treadmill walking, #jogging, or #running #training

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