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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Entry

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  • 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 an approximately 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 1.5-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 1.5-hour tour of The Breakers, a beautifully restored mansion that was once the Vanderbilt family's summer home. This approximately 3-hour tour concludes at the original departure point.

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Reviews (141)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great Tour

Entertaining and fun, Carlos was funny and informative on route from downtown to Breakers. The mansion is spectacular. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
did a nice job

curator was nice, infomation accurate, day was quite nice. Like to have had more time to visit the mansions, but that will be another time.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 November 2018
Fabulous tour

Our tender from the ship got delayed due to rough seas. When we were finally allowed to tender over to the port, we had missed our ten o'clock tour. The tour guide, Carlos, did accommodate us on his next tour. It was very interesting and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen H
Reviewed 29 October 2018
Very Interesting Tour

Our driver, Renee I Think, told us so much interesting information about Newport and all the mansions that are there. Very fascinating trip. The Breakers is absolutely breathe taking. You must make sure to tour this mansion !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank QBMagic
Reviewed 29 October 2018
great tour

If you get Renee or Greta you will be very lucky. Such knowledge - funny - informative. We learned a great deal about Newport and really enjoyed the tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank scasey181
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