We are interested in attending the boat parade . we are from central NEw York state and don't know anything about the best way to view the parade . we are senior citizens and want comfo rtable fun. we may have a young couple with us also.Should we book a ride on a tour boat or reserve a restaurant table. which is he best restaurant for viewing? not too expensive.should we stay in Newport? we'll be coming from San Diego..Seeking advise.