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Best of Newport Trolley Tour provided by Newport Travel Trolley Tours

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Overview
Discover Newport with ease on this trolley tour, designed to save you the stress of planning your own rides. Learn fun facts about more than 150 points of interest, and focus on the sights rather than the roads while someone else drives. With a meeting point within walking distance of the cruise port, this excursion is perfect for travelers with limited time.
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You'll start at
23 America's Cup Ave
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USADeparture Point: Newport Visitor's Center, Bus Platform #2 (outside) 23 Americas Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840
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    Newport Travel Trolley Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    (For ages 5 & up). Park at Visitor's Center (or nearby) and locate the white trolley at Bus Platform #2 outside. Show your cell phone or printed ticket to driver. No need to go inside the Visitor's Center.
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You'll end at
23 America's Cup Ave
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USADeparture Point: Newport Visitor's Center, Bus Platform #2 (outside) 23 Americas Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840
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Highlights
  • Travel around Newport with ease on a trolley tour
  • Enjoy guided commentary and pass more than 150 points of interest 
  • Multiple departure times are available to fit any schedule 
  • Convenient meeting spot within walking distance of the cruise port 
What to Expect
Your Newport trolley tour meets at a central Newport location. Come early and check in about 15 minutes before your tour time. This tour makes it easy to explore the highlights of this seaport town in just a few hours. Once it’s time to get going, board the trolley and find your preferred seat. The windows are open-air, so you can enjoy the bustle of the city as you drive. Your guide gives you a rundown of the city's history and culture, as well as enlightening you with fun facts about attractions. Your trolley passes around 150 points of interest. Travel from the historic district to Bellevue Avenue to Ocean Drive and beyond. Take in sights of Cliff Walk, colonial homes, gilded mansions, and the ocean. Your tour ends back at the starting point on America’s Cup Avenue.
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Important Information
Departure Point
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • For Ages 5 & Up, Board Our Luxurious and Comfortable Late-model Trolley w/l Leather Captain's chairs
  • Enjoy Our Breath-taking Narrated Scenic Overview Trolley Tour of Newport (approx 90 min)
  • See over 150+ points of interest such as Colonial Downtown, Scenic Ocean Drive, and Mansion Row
Exclusions
  • Parking available at Visitor's Center (fees apply at gate upon exit).
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • *MINIMUM AGE TO EXPERIENCE THIS TOUR IS 5 YEARS OLD AND UP*
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to tardiness, no-show, or non-arrival of a cruise ship. Rescheduling is not guaranteed
  • Tour duration is approximate depending on traffic conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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judyg wrote a review Dec 2019
4 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a wonderful comfortable informative trolley tour. The guide shared so much information, it was amazing. He took us all over Newport, past the mansions, along the shore, and through the historic district. It really gave us a great overview of Newport.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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frenz26 wrote a review Dec 2019
Maine19 contributions7 helpful votes
Our tour guide was wonderful. He was extremely knowledgeable and was able to tell us all there is to know about the grandeur of Newport in a lighthearted way. He had a wonderful sense of humor and seems to truly enjoy his job and the area in general. It was our first trip to
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Date of experience: November 2019
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agioe wrote a review Nov 2019
Indianapolis, IN196 contributions118 helpful votes
Very personable, lots of info, great way to get an overview of the area that you can then explore in depth on your own.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Francine M wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution4 helpful votes
Russ was awesome! So much information given in such an entertaining way! Learned so much about Newport!!!
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Amber wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
TripAdvisor, you don't even want to know. We arrived 5 minutes early, but the bus was already fully packed up. The literature suggested 10 minutes, but I never guessed those extra 5 minutes would make such a huge difference. Because we were *late*, the only seats left were in
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from contact404, Manager at Best of Newport Trolley Tour
Responded 14 Nov 2019
This customer is describing our competitor's trolley. Please post your reviews under the correct company. As you can see in the 2nd photo on the top left, our trolleys do not have airline windows. They are late model and do not shake rattle or jostle either. Customers who've taken our tours proclaim how comfortable and luxurious our trolleys are in numerous 5-star reviews.
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About the operator

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By: Newport Travel Trolley Tours
Daydream594352
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Fun during the storm
Very nice tour in Newport, RI. Lots of great information, comfortable bus accommodations and great guide. Unfortu
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annie3244
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Excellent tour
Great tour. Russ was both informative and funny. The breakers was a great house to visit and tour. Was not too b
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DionD789
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Christmas In Newport
During our Thanksgiving weekend visit to Newport we caught this trolley tour from the downtown area and so glad we
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Carol A
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Family Gathering
We booked this trolley tour for a bunch of us who got together in Newport and we were very impressed with how well
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NewportWedding2019
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Superb trolley and service
We used Newport Travel for our wedding last October and we were amazed at their level of service. The trolley was c
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BluesTraveler2020
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Excellent tour for our corporate event
While in Newport at a business conference, we organized this tour prior to dinner at Bowen's Wharf. The driver was
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Jbhookem
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Cruise booking
We were booked for this tour on October 18, 2019. Our cruise ship was not able to come to this port due to weather.
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Lisa S
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Ripped off by TA, but a Great Tour w/Russ
Enjoyed the mansion tours immensely, and Russ was a great tour operator/driver. The only trouble is that we paid $
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whitneyer
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Great Tour
The driver was excellent. We enjoyed a beautiful day with lovely people and learned alot about the mansions and are
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EHrtd
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Great tour
We had a beautiful day in Newport. The tour was very informative and interesting. The mansions were unbelievable
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jamesv678
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A visit with the rich and famous
The entire tour was informative and fun and interesting. Lots of terrific information and anectdotes... the Breaker
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Birdie0514
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Gilded Age and Breakers Mansion 3 Hour Tour
Wonderful knowledgeable funny driver ! The tour was wonderful saw parts of island and rode past Mansions we would h
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Lmtack
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Newport, RI
Our tour was led by a person who was knowledgeable and funny. We learned a lot about Newport and also enjoyed the a
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OnAir674989
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Awesome tour!
So glad we did this tour! The guide was informative and funny! It was a perfect introduction to Newport. Saw so man
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Cher-at-CapeCod
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Trolley Tour
I have vacationed in Newport and the surrounding area often. This time I was meeting a friend with a new friend th
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