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Historic Walking Tour of Newport with Guide and Full Narration

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Newport, United States
Historic Walking Tour of Newport with Guide and Full Narration
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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Overview

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.
  • A guided walking tour of Newport, Rhode Island
  • The ideal introduction: orient your visit with a walking history lesson
  • Tick off the city’s highlights as you listen to enriching stories from its past
  • Learn about Newport’s multi-faith history and role as a thriving seaport town
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Tour#7: Historic Walking Tours of Newport, Tour Guide & full narration
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Newport Marriott , 25 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA

We meet at The Foyer of Newport Marriott, 25 Americas Cup , Ave, Newport Rhode Island.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Historic Tours of Newport
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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Great tour guide!
Lois_H
, Apr 2022
The walking tour included a specific narration of the various historical landmarks around the town as well as personal connections to many of the sites along the walk. I would suggest the addition of the fact that it is an uphill walk to the various churches and that people with impairments that hinder walking should take note.
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It was so educational and...
Richard_R
, Apr 2022
It was so educational and our tour guide was from the area so he was able to give us a lot of good insight, It was wonderful to learn all the secret details of Newport and it’s history anyone who’s a fan of history or even just learning about a place you’re visiting will love this tour
star-5
Recommend!
Laura_D
, Apr 2022
The guide was super knowledgeable and answered al the questions we had. Highly recommend for anyone interested in history.
star-5
Very knowledgeable and friendly guide.
Rick_S
, Nov 2021
Interesting, easy walk around town. Would recommend if you are new to Newport. Knowledgeable and friendly guide.
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Good tour. Would recommend .
Olga_S
, Oct 2021
The tour gives good overview of town’s layout and history. It’s interesting and enjoyable. Tour guide we had ( Robert) was knowlegible, professional and engaging. We feel that the tour hit most major city highlights. Pointers given by the guide on various points of interest to visit were highly appreciated. We would recommend the tour to others. ( Word of caution to people with mobility issues. The town is mildly hilly. I would say it’s a moderate intensity hike.)
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Good Morning Olga! Thank you for your review about our Walking Tour. Come back again in December and enjoy the town decked out in Christmas Tree lights..
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Walking tour of Newport
Wade
, Aug 2021
Robert was great. He was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Our walking tour was very enjoyable. I highly recommend Robert.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Thank you. I hope that you will come back again and join our Eco Tour next Summer!
star-4
We had a great experience
Tamara_H
, Aug 2021
Very interesting and informative guide he was knowledgeable on the history of Newport RI I learned a lot about the history of America
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
An outstanding intro to Newport
Elliot_S
, Aug 2021
Derek displayed a great knowledge of Newport. In addition he was personable, flexible and kind in his presentation. He introduced us to Newport in a thorough and appropriate way.
star-5
Historical Derek
Dolores_M
, Aug 2021
Besides being totally informative about the local history,Derek tied in the local history with different events in the US that we were not aware of ! He answered all our questions,was professional, courteous, etc. We were very impressed…… & will recommend our friends to him. We give him an excellent rating!We had a tour the day after & wanted to cancel to take Derek. But it was too late to cancel…….
star-5
Excellent tour of colonial Newport
Rebecca_T
, Jul 2021
Derek was a great guide and we learned a great deal about colonial Newport. A very enjoyable walking tour. We took our little cavapoo Betsy along who really enjoyed it too!
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Very informative and personal tour
Robert_C
, Jul 2021
Derek was a very gracious guide that knows the area and it’s history well. We learned a lot from the tour and was able to appreciate the city and it’s past with the knowledge he passed on to us. I would recommend his tour to anyone.
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