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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Best of Newport Trolley Tour
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we reserve the right to have pre-assigned seating for social distancing purposes.
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Updated 09/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover Newport with ease on this trolley tour, designed to save you the stress of planning your own rides. Learn fun facts about more than 150 points of interest, and focus on the sights rather than the roads while someone else drives. With a meeting point within walking distance of the cruise port, this excursion is perfect for travelers with limited time.
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You'll start at
23 America's Cup Ave
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USADeparture Point: Newport Visitor's Center, Bus Platform #2 (outside) 23 Americas Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840
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    Newport Travel Trolley Tours
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    (For ages 5 & up). Park at Visitor's Center (or nearby) and locate the white trolley at Bus Platform #2 outside. Show your cell phone or printed ticket to driver. No need to go inside the Visitor's Center.
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You'll end at
23 America's Cup Ave
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USADeparture Point: Newport Visitor's Center, Bus Platform #2 (outside) 23 Americas Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840
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Highlights
  • Travel around Newport with ease on a trolley tour
  • Enjoy guided commentary and pass more than 150 points of interest 
  • Multiple departure times are available to fit any schedule 
  • Convenient meeting spot within walking distance of the cruise port 
What to Expect
Your Newport Sightseeing Trolley Tour meets at a central Newport location. This tour makes it easy to explore the highlights of this picturesque seaport town in just 90-minutes. Once it’s time to get going, board the trolley and find your preferred seat and enjoy the bustle of the city as you drive by. Your guide will give you a rundown of the city's history and culture, as well as enlightening you with fun facts about attractions. Your trolley passes around 150 Newport points of interest, including the Newport Mansions, and the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Travel from the historic district to Bellevue Avenue to Ocean Drive and beyond. Take in sights of Cliff Walk, colonial homes, gilded mansions, and the ocean. Your tour will conclude at the original starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • For Ages 5 & Up, Board Our Luxurious and Comfortable Late-model Trolley w/l Leather Captain's chairs
  • Enjoy Our Breath-taking Narrated Scenic Overview Trolley Tour of Newport (approx 90 min)
  • See over 150+ points of interest such as Colonial Downtown, Scenic Ocean Drive, and Mansion Row
Exclusions
  • Parking available at Visitor's Center (fees apply at gate upon exit).
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • *MINIMUM AGE TO EXPERIENCE THIS TOUR IS 5 YEARS OLD AND UP*
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to tardiness, no-show, or non-arrival of a cruise ship. Rescheduling is not guaranteed
  • Tour duration is approximate depending on traffic conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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WMB wrote a review Jul 2020
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My husband and I took my mom and her husband to Newport for her birthday. We started out with the gilded age trolley tour. Our tour guide Russ was a hoot, made everyone feel very comfortable and relaxed. We decided not to do the Breakers tour and Russ made sure we got a refund
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kathy31809 wrote a review Jul 2020
Hartford, Connecticut10 contributions2 helpful votes
Great trolley ride. We enjoyed it very much and the driver was pleasant with a humor. Trolley has comfy seats and is air conditioned. You should Park is visitor center garage, next to Marriott. Highly recommended so you can see area first before venturing out on your own. **
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Date of experience: July 2020
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DEBRA F wrote a review Jul 2020
Merrick, New York6 contributions
This was a great tour of this beautiful coastal town. Our guide, Carlos from Brazil, did a superb job of providing a narrative for all the important sites as well as adding in some fun humor. The trolley was comfortable with leather seats and air conditioning. I felt safe from
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Date of experience: July 2020
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sussan wrote a review Jul 2020
Glen Burnie, Maryland1 contribution1 helpful vote
I have been coming to Newport for 30 years with friends and family . Have done the mansions but new the history. Your guide was over the top with information Iam coming back to do it again.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from contact404, Manager at Best of Newport Trolley Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
This traveler seemed to enjoy the tour but also seemed confused that 1-star means excellent and 5-star means terrible, the total opposite of what was written.
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Pat B wrote a review Jul 2020
Greenwich, Connecticut4 contributions3 helpful votes
Tour was very good with enough time to see the best of Newport! Russ our tour guide was full of information and provided us with the history of Newport! We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and glad we went.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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By: Newport Travel Trolley Tours
Lucilamcovre
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Great
Carlos owns the tour and it was one of the best tours I have made! Super nice and friendly! He send you all the ref
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ngisset
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Mini vacation
It was excellent! I totally recommend it. You get to know a lot of Newport and other cities without to worry abou
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Piscitelli51
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Russ is the best!!!
We had Russ as our tour guide, He was fantastic!! Very knowledgeable and funny. He made the tour even better by add
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301brenp
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Worth every penny
Carlos gave an informative and enjoyable tour with many anecdotes about the rich and famous. The Breakers was amaz
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283mg
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Great time
We took the white trolley tour of Newport today. There is a red trolley tour but the white one has leather seats an
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adamdT4109HQ
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Great experience
This tour is well worth the money. Our tour guide (Russ) was very funny and extremely knowledgeable of the area. I
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433barriek
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Great tour
Great tour with very cool stories that gave a great picture of the times. The Breakers was beautiful. Good social
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371pjn
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Packed full of information!
Tour began on time and all COVID precautions were in place. The driver and guide on this tour was a local with ple
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Daydream594352
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Fun during the storm
Very nice tour in Newport, RI. Lots of great information, comfortable bus accommodations and great guide. Unfortu
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annie3244
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Excellent tour
Great tour. Russ was both informative and funny. The breakers was a great house to visit and tour. Was not too b
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DionD789
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Christmas In Newport
During our Thanksgiving weekend visit to Newport we caught this trolley tour from the downtown area and so glad we
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Carol A
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Family Gathering
We booked this trolley tour for a bunch of us who got together in Newport and we were very impressed with how well
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NewportWedding2019
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Superb trolley and service
We used Newport Travel for our wedding last October and we were amazed at their level of service. The trolley was c
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BluesTraveler2020
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Excellent tour for our corporate event
While in Newport at a business conference, we organized this tour prior to dinner at Bowen's Wharf. The driver was
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Cruise booking
We were booked for this tour on October 18, 2019. Our cruise ship was not able to come to this port due to weather.
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  • Duration: 1h 30m
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