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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Entry

From US$39,00
Highlights
  • Guided trolley tour of Newport including Ocean Drive
  • See historic and modern neighborhoods filled with top sites
  • Narrated tour to learn about Newport history and culture
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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Entry
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Overview

Explore Newport on a 3-hour trolley tour for an overview of Newport’s key areas, from the grand mansions along Bellevue Avenue to Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive, where you’ll have sweeping views across Narragansett Bay. Learn the area’s history on the trolley tour, which includes a 1-hour tour of The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion that’s among the most spectacular of Newport’s historic homes.

What to Expect

Make your way to the Newport visitor center, where you’ll board a trolley for a tour through the heart of the city. The tour begins with the colonial-era sights in the Newport Historic District, and then continues along Bellevue Avenue, which is lined with the city’s most famous mansions.

Here and throughout the tour, the guide will share historic facts and stories that help bring the city to life, pointing out the best places to see and explore.

Wind out of the city center on Ocean Drive, following the scenic coastline of Aquidneck Island, passing historic Fort Adams, and getting a glimpse of elegant seaside inns.

After taking in the town, step into Newport’s “Gilded Age” on a 1-hour tour of The Breakers, a beautifully restored mansion that was once the Vanderbilt family's summer home. This 3-hour tour concludes at the original departure point.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
Defintely a must!

This tour was fantastic! The guide was very knowledgeable and it showed. The trolly itself was clean and super comfortable. The tour was informative and interesting and really gave a good feel of the history of Newport. The Breakers entry was also fantastic, we had...More

Thank Courtney M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
The perfect intro to Newport!

Our tour was conducted aboard a brand new trolley (the white one). The upholstered seats were comfortable and despite the damp, cool weather, the coach was warm. Our guide was knowledgeable and in addition to in-depth information on historic sites we received tips on the...More

3  Thank jgiard
Reviewed 7 April 2018
A must.....

A very nice way to see part of the history of Rhode Island . Our trolley ( the white one ) was very clean and our guide was very nice and knowledgeable....The Breakers is beautiful to say the least...the audio headphones were easy to use......a...More

Thank darlene z
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile
Fantástico / Fantastic

Fizemos o tour com a equipe do Carlinhos que é extremamente experiente e sabem tudo sobre o local. De todos os passeios que já fiz nos Estados Unidos, este realmente foi insuperável. Recomendo à todos. We did the tour with the staff of Carlinhos who...More

Thank José Carlos L
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile
Glorious!

Tour was great from the get-go. Guide was very well informed and he did not fail to make us laugh. Coming from NZ (a British colony and America’s cup champions woohoo!) I was very appreciative of the history of Newport!! Enjoyed the tour! Enjoyed the...More

Thank Abner U
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Response from Patti U | Reviewed this property |
I always have nut bars in my purse for quick and easy snacks. If you do the mansion tour, you will have to carry off what you bring. I don't remember about the a/c. Our tour was in late September and it was a lovely day... More
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