Pierre Cardin

Newport, R.I.: Indulge In Luxury Living And The Best Of Jazz

Newport, R.I.: Indulge In Luxury Living And The Best Of Jazz

If you're looking for a vacation with sights and sounds you won't find elsewhere, Newport, R.I., is hard to beat.

Throughout the year, "the city by the sea" as it's called, draws fans of "Downton Abbey" and the Gilded Age, who come to tour spectacular turn-of-the-century mansions, feast on fresh seafood, ogle luxury sailboats in the picturesque harbor and shop the trendy stores on Bowen's Wharf and Thames Street.

Each August, jazz lovers join that mix, drawn by the internationally-renowned Newport Jazz Festival, (newportjazz.org). This year, more than 20,000 visitors...

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