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From Boston: Newport Mansions Full-Day Trip

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Visit 'America's first resort', the city of Newport, Rhode Island. Tour two awe-inspiring mansions owned by the nations wealthiest families back in the gilded age. Sit back and enjoy a narrated mini-bus tour of Newport's beautiful Oceanside.

  • Free cancellation
    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
  • COVID-19 precautions
    Special health and safety measures apply.
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    • You must bring your own headphones
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
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  • Skip the line
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  • Free pickup
    A complimentary hotel pick-up service is offered.
  • Audio guide
    Chinese, English, French, German, Spanish
  • Live guiding
    English
  • Duration
    12 hours
  • Includes
    • Admission to The Breakers Mansion with a self-guided multi-lingual audio tour
    • Admission to the Elms Mansion with self-guided multi-lingual audio tour
    • Mini-coach tour of Newport
    • Complimentary snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Newport guidebook
    • Discounted admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame if you choose to visit in your free time
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (subject to hotel location)
    • Round trip minibus transportation from Boston to Newport
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
Highlights & Description

Highlights

  • Tour the Breakers and the Elms mansions
  • Enjoy a 1-hour narrated small group bus tour of Newport
  • Spend some time shopping and having lunch

Description

Enjoy Newport on this van tour from Boston. See how the wealthiest families lived during the gilded age with a visit to the Vanderbilt summer home and the Elms Mansion. Along the way, enjoy some complimentary snacks and bottled water while reading over a provided Newport guide book.
Begin with hotel pickup in a luxury minibus, where the approximately 2-hour journey to Newport starts. The first stop is the Breakers, the Vanderbilt family's summer home. Take a self-guided audio-tour and explore the 70-room summer cottage.

Here, you can also spend some time exploring the cliffs on a scenic cliff walk. Next, it's back to the mini-coach for a bus tour of Newport, which passes St Mary's Parish, where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married in 1953. After the bus tour, visit America's oldest existing synagogue, the Touro Synagogue.

With your free time, you can do some shopping or have lunch on the waterfront. If you're a sports fan, you can enjoy discount admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Finally, visit the Elms Mansion, where you can take a 90-minute self-guided audio tour. After the tour, return to the minibus, sit back, and relax as you enjoy the ride back to Boston.

Know before you go
  • Please dress comfortably and according to the season
  • Hotel pickup is available from selected downtown Boston hotels
  • The audio-guide is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, French, and German

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Based on 21 reviews an average 10 out of 10 reviewer were satisfied.

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very informative, fun tour. 10 out of 10 would recommend
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Satisfied
I loved all the history and the beautiful architecture.
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Satisfied
Pick-up was on time and the guide was excellent. Very knowledgeable and personable. A great way to spend the day. Both the Breakers and Marble House were absolutely amazing! Highly recommend
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1. What is the cancellation policy for this activity?
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
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3. What does the skip the line mean?
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4. What is a free pickup?
When a tour company offers free pickup, it means that they will pick you up from your hotel or other designated location at no charge. When making a reservation, you can specify your pickup location.
5. Are mobile tickets enough or do I have to print them?
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    18-99 years
  • Child
    1-12 years
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