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Morning Mimosa or Afternoon Narrated Sightseeing Cruise from Newport, RI

Morning Mimosa or Afternoon Narrated Sightseeing Cruise from Newport, RI

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Take in Rhode Island’s scenic shoreline on a scenic sightseeing cruise through Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. Aboard an open-air, fully restored lobster boat, enjoy a narrated tour as you pass Newport and Jamestown harbor fronts, and see landmarks like Fort Adams, Newport Bridge, and the famous Clingstone house. Your afternoon trip includes a Rhode Island-styled refreshment, as well as a cash bar.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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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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$44.00
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Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruise of Narragansett Bay from Newport

Lighthouse and Mimosa Cruise of Narragansett Bay from Newport

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On this narrated tour, our guides will tell you about the lighthouses of Goat Island, Rose Island, Castle Hill and Lime Rock, and about the neighboring sites—including harbor mansions, churches, historic Fort Adams and Jamestown Village, the Newport Pell Bridge, Clingstone, Hammersmith Farm and more. You may even see a local seal or two in the water! Cruises depart from Bowen's Wharf, Newport.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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WaterFire Boat Rides
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)

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 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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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Newport Neighborhood Food Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.00
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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+ only)

Newport Mansions Narrated Trolley Tour (Ages 5+ only)

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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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Newport Viking Trolley Tour with Breakers & Marble House Admission
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Newport Viking Trolley Tour with Breakers & Marble House Admission

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See two of Newport's most spectacular mansions on a trolley excursion that includes guided tours of The Breakers and Marble House, both former Vanderbilt homes. In addition to the two mansion tours, the trolley is a great way to get an overview of Newport's mansions and coastal scenery, as you'll cruise Bellevue Avenue and Ocean Drive, two of the town's most exclusive neighborhoods. An onboard guide will share Newport facts and history throughout the tour, which passes more than 150 points of interest.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$6.99
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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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Twilight River Cruises

Twilight River Cruises

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See a new perspective on the Providence waterfront—and enjoy a romantic, one-of-a-kind evening activity—aboard this sunset cruise. Make your own way to the centrally located docks at Fox Point Marina, board the vessel, and set off as twilight descends. With music playing in the background, you can sip Rhode Island-made wine and prosecco, glimpse architectural highlights and landmarks, and savor the tranquil ambiance.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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WaterFire Boat Rides (Partial Lightings)

WaterFire Boat Rides (Partial Lightings)

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WaterFire® is a work of art that involves movement, participation and surprise. It is full of motion—wood boats stoke the fires, rivers flow quietly beneath the burning braziers, sparks whirl through the night air, and flickering flames reflect off the dark surface of the water, animating the architectural fabric of the city. These boat rides include a one hour evening cruise along the Providence waterways, with the added bonus of a partial WaterFire lighting. Join us for unparalleled views of the fires from the best seat in town! We launch from our Providence Marina location. BYOB in a small cooler if you'd like! All ages are welcome but everyone in your party must have a ticket to board, including infants.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.00
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3-Hour Guided Private Luxury Yacht Sightseeing Tour in Newport

3-Hour Guided Private Luxury Yacht Sightseeing Tour in Newport

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We have a maximum capacity of six passengers based on the US Coast Guard Classification for our Vessel and Capt. Jack is a US Coast Guard licensed Capt. Unlike a typical sightseeing tour boat our vessel is a large comfortable yacht and you will be able to interact with Capt. Jack and First Mate Mary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$995.00
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