Rhode Island

    Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, Saunderstown, Rhode Island

    9/02/16 •

    Tucked away in charming Saunderstown, Rhode Island, our family found the unique Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum. Stuart, who painted the portrait of George Washington found on the U.S. 1-dollar bill, grew up on this pretty site, which houses other works by the master portrait painter. Girls in period dress showed us around the restored…

    Newport, Rhode Island: One of the Best Ports in New England

    8/25/18 •

    New England is blessed with several ports that you can enjoy to the fullest without so much as a dime in your pocket. Newport, Rhode Island is one of the best. The first attraction in this seaside wonder is the harbor. Vessels from all over the world dock here, and you could spend an entire…