Typical Day Living on a Small Island in New England, Newport

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  • I live in Newport, Rhode Island, a coastal New England city on Aquidneck Island.
  • A typical day in my life includes grabbing coffee downtown and going on a walk after lunch.
  • I like to work from a bookstore or the local library and finish my days with delicious meals.

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If you’ve ever watched HBO’s “The Gilded Age,” “Hocus Pocus 2,” or “27 Dresses,” you’re probably familiar with my home, Newport, Rhode Island.

Its captivating coastline, turn-of-the-century mansions, charming small-town appeal, and quintessential New England vibe, have made it a popular place for tourists and film crews alike.

But the city, located on Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Island, is more than just a postcard-perfect, Instagramable coastal enclave.

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Here’s how I spend a typical day in Newport as a local.