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Newport: Scenic Trolley Tour with Optional Breakers Entry

Product ID: 391661
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Explore Newport during this unique trolley tour. View historic downtown, The Newport Waterfront, Marble House, and over 150 points of interest.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration: 1.5 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the historic downtown area of Newport
  • Enjoy a 90 minuted narrated scenic tour.
  • Upgrade your ticket to tour The Breakers Mansion
Full description
Hop aboard an old-fashioned trolley and explore Newport, Rhode Island during this 90 minutes scenic tour. Begin your day meeting at the Visitor Center of Newport where you will be greeted by your tour guide.

Begin your adventure as you set off into Newport to enjoy the charm of the historic downtown area and restored homes to glorious mansions on the water. Take in the rugged beauty of Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and the fabulous mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue.

Enjoy viewing homes and architecture from the Modern Age to the Gilded Age. During this narrated tour you will view over 150 points of interest including Historic Thames Street, The Newport Waterfront, The Breakers, Marble House, and Rosecliff. 

Upgrade your ticket and visit the historic Breakers Mansion located on the elaborate estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt. The Breakers is the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages" and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. Take in the lavish decor and waterfront views as you tour the property grounds. The additional mansion tour will last about 3 hours.
Includes
  • 90-minute scenic trolley tour
  • Expert guide
  • Entry into The Breakers (if option is selected)
  • Local fees
What’s Not Included
  • Food or beverage
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The Newport Visitors Center is located next to the Marriott Hotel.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
•Some trolleys have ADA compliant lifts - one tour a day will run that is equipped with a wheelchair lift

From US$ 20 per person

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Product ID: 391661