Newport, RI a.k.a. "Newp", "America's First Resort", "Sailing Capital of the World"
Did you know...
- Barnum and Bailey who? Last time we checked, Newport was home to the country's first official circus performance when it hosted the first circus in 1774.
- Bring out the wooden shafts. The Newport Country Club hosted golf's first ever US Open in 1895.
- Gnarly, duuuuude. Newport hosted the first two years of the ESPN X-Games in 1995 and 1996.