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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.

Reviews (137)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
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

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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 !

Thank QBMagic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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.

Thank scasey181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome Newport

Fantastic I had actually booked wrong day!, but driver was so accommodating and allowed us on tour! Driver, 11.30 Monday 22nd was totally brilliant!

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
First day ashore

Our driver, Russ, was entertaining and informative on the way to the Breakers for our tour. Picked us up at the appointed time and took us back into town right on time. Comfortable seats. No cell phones allowed or talking while he was giving the...More

Thank Judy R
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