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“Nice walk between mansions”
Review of Newport Mansions

Newport Mansions
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US$780.00*
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Private Day Trip From Boston to the Newport Mansions
Ranked #1 of 57 Tours in Newport
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: In Newport, RI, the leading architects of the 19th and early 20th centuries built magnificent mansions for the nation's social and financial elite. These "summer cottages" provided the backdrop for a society centered on sport, fashion and parties in settings of spectacular natural beauty. Ten of these properties have been preserved by The Preservation Society of Newport County and are open to the public. From the homes of a colonial merchant and leading China traders of the Victorian era, to the great Italian and French Renaissance palaces of the Gilded Age, these houses span over 250 years of American architectural and social history.Visit the Newport Mansions: The Breakers, Marble House, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, The Elms, Isaac Bell House, Kingscote, Chepstow, Hunter House, and Green Animals Topiary Garden.
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Saw lots of history and beautiful gardens and homes. Walk was nice between our choices. It was a great day. Easily could have spent a couple days doing it.

Thank suzw56
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Reviewed 2 April 2012

Went with Historic Newport guide who was quite informative. Be sure to find out which homes are open before you go, not all are open all days. Driving around to get overview is a good idea, then go back for inside tour of ones you are most intereted in. The Breakers is especially interesting.

Thank westtexas
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Reviewed 2 April 2012

Homes of the .1%'ers. Glad I don't have to clean them.

Thank Rob W
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

Pick a few of the mansions and tour the insides. They are just magnificent. The grounds are nice as well. Do the cliff walk but remember you have to walk back too. Ride around the mansions away from town. Take advantage of the multi mansions tickets, you will save money.

Thank tank1050
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

Fantastic homes, great history. Be sure to take the new Servant Life tour at The Elms. It is terrific.

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