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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)
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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)

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Discover the beauty of Newport, Rhode Island, and its historical mansions on a trolley tour that takes you past more than 150 points of interest along Ocean Drive, Bellevue Avenue, Cliff Walk, and more. Also included is admission to The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion and U.S. National Historic Landmark.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$46.25
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Newport Trolley Tour - Viking Scenic Overview
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Newport Trolley Tour - Viking Scenic Overview

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Get your bearings of Newport on a guided trolley tour of the city, which fills you in on Newport's history and contemporary culture as you travel among city sights. From restored homes on Ten Mile Ocean Drive to the legendary mansions of Bellevue Avenue, this tour introduces you to Newport with class and charm suitable of this historic city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Newport Trolley Tour with Breakers Mansion - Viking Tours
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Newport Trolley Tour with Breakers Mansion - Viking Tours

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Visit one of Newport's gorgeous Gilded Age mansions on a trolley tour that includes admission to Marble House, The Breakers, or Rosecliff. Choose the one that interests you most, taking in antique art and furnishings that are a fascinating glimpse of daily life in historic Newport. And since the trolley tour explores Ocean Drive and Bellevue Avenue, it's a great way to get an overview of the city's exclusive neighborhoods and beautiful coastal scenery, with an onboard guide to share Newport facts and history as you explore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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Newport Mansions Narrated Trolley Tour (Ages 5+)
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Newport Mansions Narrated Trolley Tour (Ages 5+)

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See the historical and picturesque sights of Newport, Rhode Island, on this trolley tour that takes you past more than 150 points of interest along Ocean Drive, Bellevue Avenue, Cliff Walk, and more. Check out the colonial architecture and admire the mansions of the United States' Gilded Age.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$26.75
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Newport Walking Food Tour

Newport Walking Food Tour

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Combine the history of a walking tour with the culture of a food tour on this Newport walking tour. As you make your way to five restaurants featuring top Newport culinary delights, your guide tells you about the city’s from before the American Revolution, through the Gilded Age, and up to the present.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
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$88.00
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Ultimate Newport Self-Guided Bundle Tour

Ultimate Newport Self-Guided Bundle Tour

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Visit historic, coastal Newport at your own pace during this attraction-packed, self-guided tour. Follow a carefully chosen itinerary and live GPS map, with stops at celebrated mansions like the Bellevue House, the chateau-inspired Elms, and the iconic Vanderbilt home, the Breakers, plus natural sights like Easton’s Beach and Fort Adams State Park.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Scenic Newport, RI Self-Driving Audio Tour

Scenic Newport, RI Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Explore scenic Newport, Rhode Island at your own pace with this self-guided driving tour. Listen to enriching background on iconic historic mansions like the Bellevue House, the Elms, and the unmissable Vanderbilt estate known as The Breakers and visit public beaches and picturesque parks. Follow a live GPS map that works offline with customer support.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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$10.00
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$10.00

Newport Cliff Walk Self-Guided Walking Tour

Newport Cliff Walk Self-Guided Walking Tour

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Explore scenic, Newport’s historic Cliff Walk at your own pace using this self-guided, GPS-based tour. Download an easy-to-use app and set off on an attraction-packed audio tour. Learn the little-known stories behind famous families of the Gilded Age—the Vanderbilts, the Astors, and other millionaires—and see their iconic oceanside mansions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
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Newport Trolley Tour with Marble House - Viking Tours
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Newport Trolley Tour with Marble House - Viking Tours

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Get an insider’s introduction to the historic, coastal Newport during this attraction-packed trolley tour. Listen to entertaining and informative live narration on the Rhode Island city while you get a front-row peek at sights along the Ten-Mile Ocean Drive. Tours include admission tickets to one Newport mansion, including the Breakers, the Marble House, or Rosecliff.
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  • 3 hours
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Newport Neighborhood Food Tour
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Newport Neighborhood Food Tour

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Exploring Newport is even more fun on this Newport food walking tour, which introduces you to top Newport bites and city sights. Eat where the locals do at restaurants that are tucked away from the city’s main arteries—you might try locally sourced meats, Irish baked goods, or craft beer. As you walk between destinations, your guide shares stories about the city’s architecture and history.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
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$89.00
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$89.00

Narrated Boat Tours

Narrated Boat Tours

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Get an in-depth look at Providence from a boat cruise that travels along the waterways of Rhode Island’s capital city. Your guide shares live commentary about historical landmarks and modern destinations as you take in sites including the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, Providence Industrial Harbor, Providence River, Waterplace Park and the pedestrian paths of Riverwalk. Choose a daytime or evening cruise, and feel free to bring your own refreshments on board.
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  • 50 minutes
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$33.00
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Discover Providence Guided Sightseeing Tour
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Discover Providence Guided Sightseeing Tour

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Explore the capital of Rhode Island, Providence, on a sightseeing bus tour that departs right from downtown. See the city's top sights including Brown University, Benefit Street, and Roger Williams Park, and enjoy the opportunity to walk around the historic Federal Hill neighborhood. While you drive around, your guide regales you with stories about Providence and its importance in American history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour

Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour

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Hop into a pedicab for a private tour of Newport, Rhode Island. Your personal guide, who navigates through the area for you, tailors the tour to your interests and provides little–known anecdotes about Newport’s rich history. Unlike bus and shuttle tours, pedicab transport affords you unobstructed views of the scenery and plenty of photo opportunities.
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  • 1 hour
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$50.00
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Welcome to Providence Walking Tour

Welcome to Providence Walking Tour

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Discover many of Providence’s top landmarks—and learn all about the city’s centuries of history—on this immersive walking tour. Pick between morning and afternoon departure times, and explore Rhode Island’s capital in the company of a local. You’ll see highlights like the Rhode Island State House, the first Baptist church in America, Providence City Hall, and much more—and will hear the stories behind the sights as you go.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Rhode Island in a Day
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Rhode Island in a Day

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Discover the smallest state in the US in just one day aboard this exciting excursion that begins in Providence. Join a small group and venture through the 'Ocean State,' stopping at several points of interest along the way. Visit villages, see memorials, walk through parks, and stroll along beaches all while listening to commentary from your guide.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Haunted Boat Tours

Haunted Boat Tours

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Enjoy a memorable way to explore Providence—and learn all of the city’s spookiest ghost stories and creepiest lore—on this after-dark boat tour. Make your own way to the dock, hop aboard your vessel, and set sail with Captain Peter. Your costumed guide, accompanied by flickering lanterns, will share stories and secrets as you cruise along the water and admire views of the city illuminated after dark.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Historic Walking Tour of Newport with Guide and Full Narration
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Historic Walking Tour of Newport with Guide and Full Narration

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Get an in-depth introduction to the colonial history of scenic Newport, Rhode Island during this guided walking tour. Cover the city’s standout sights and multi-faith locations, from Touro Synagogue to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, as you uncover the area’s little-known origins, from its revolutionary-era history to standing today.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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WaterFire Boat Rides

WaterFire Boat Rides

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WaterFire—an annual installation by artist Barnaby Evans, which sees lighted braziers and flickering flames reflected along the Providence River—is a much-loved Providence event, and this boat tour offers unparalleled access to the exhibition. Meet your captain at the basin of Waterplace Park, hop aboard your vessel, and set off along the full length of the installation after dark, to enjoy the best views of the fires.
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  • 30 minutes
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Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

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Join Captain Tom and guest tour guide David Robinson, Director of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources, for a 75-minute exploration of the Providence waterways & Green Jacket Shoal! Here, David has found the remains of a historical floating dry dock & 26 wooden-hulled vessels, deemed “Rhode Island’s largest ship graveyard” and a reminder of the industrial fervor that transformed Providence into a thriving commercial waterfront. David’s experience exploring Green Jacket Shoal is fascinating and we are thrilled to welcome him back again for his fifth consecutive year! This limited series tour sells out early, so reserve your seats soon!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Vineyard Voyages - Floating Wine Tasting

Vineyard Voyages - Floating Wine Tasting

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Join us as we welcome Rhode Island-based Gooseneck Vineyards for an open-air cruise throughout the Providence waterways, paired with a sampling of crisp wines and refreshing Prosecco. Our limited series wine tastings with Gooseneck Vineyards include: - Four featured wines with light food pairings. - A 60-minute cruise of the downtown Providence waterways. Throughout the cruise, our Captains will highlight nautical & historical points of interest and Paul Fede, your Gooseneck Vineyards host, will lead a casual discussion of their products. This is a fun & casual experience for wine enthusiasts of all levels! No wine snobs here, just good wine, great company and fabulous views. Sorry, passengers under 21 years of age are not permitted on this tour. Not a wine fan? You may BYOB in a small cooler if you’d like.
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  • 1 hour
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$65.00
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Spring Lighthouse Cruise departing from Bowen's Wharf, Newport

Spring Lighthouse Cruise departing from Bowen's Wharf, Newport

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Join Coastal Queen on a ninety-minute, narrated lighthouse tour around scenic Newport Harbor and the Bay. Enjoy panoramic views of Rose Island Lighthouse, Castle Hill Light, Goat Island Lighthouse and more. Coastal Queen's lower deck is weatherproof, warm and cozy! The open-air upper deck is covered with clear, dropdown curtains. Take in the views from anywhere you'd like, this boat has lots of space to move about as you cruise!
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
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Providence Architecture Boat Tour

Providence Architecture Boat Tour

Experience 300 years of architectural history as you cruise the Providence waterways! This 75-minute boat tour, led by the Providence Preservation Society, highlights the stories, sight lines, and subtle details that define Providence. From the most eye-catching landmarks on the city skyline to hidden architectural gems, you'll discover historic Providence from the best seat in town! A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Providence Preservation Society.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Private Downtown Newport Walking Tour

Private Downtown Newport Walking Tour

This walk will acquaint you with the layout of Newport while telling the story of how it became what it is now. As a private tour, you can customize what you would like to see or not see, but generally we start along the harbor- Newport's reason for existence- and then make our way through town along some of the more off-the-beaten paths. You'll hear how Newport went from being one of the most thriving and active Colonial cities to the getaway for 19th century Industrialists to the beautiful spot it is today. While the original design of this tour is not particularly wheelchair friendly, it can easily be adapted to suit your needs. Please let us know if you have mobility concerns when booking your tour.
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  • 2 hours
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$250.00
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Bundle of All 50 US Self-Guided Tours

Bundle of All 50 US Self-Guided Tours

Take a grand tour of America the Beautiful with this ultimate bundle of 50 tours across the USA! Relive the intensity of the Battle of Gettysburg. Witness nature’s raw power and beauty at Yellowstone National Park. Unwind by the ocean along the Pacific Coast Highway. Explore the hottest streets in Manhattan and Brooklyn. And much, much more! This bundle contains self-guided driving and walking tours of everything from historic battlefields to national parks to buzzing cities and beyond. If you want to explore all the beauty, wonder, and history this nation has to offer, this bundle’s for you. Within 30 mins, we'll send you two things a password and an app. Download the app, enter the password, and you’ll receive all 50 tours. Whenever you’re ready to use one, just download it, head to the starting location, and get started! The bundle is valid for 1 year from your date of purchase. This isn't an entrance ticket. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
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  • 9 days
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