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For ages 5 & up, this approx 3-hour tour is our Best Of Newport Trolley Tour PLUS a 90-minute tour ticket for admission inside the Vanderbilt Breaker's Mansion (total approx 3 hrs).

After boarding our luxurious and comfortable trolley at Bus Platform #2 of the Visitor's Center, your driver starts the tour with a brief history of Colonial-era downtown and explains the Gilded Era history and events that occurred over the centuries. Then you will experience breath-taking views of scenic Ocean Drive prior to seeing the strip of mansions lining Bellevue Ave. Along the route, movie and TV sets will come to life, such as the Great Gatsby, Amistad, True Lies, and a dozen more.

Today's happenings are also thoroughly covered such as the best dining spots, boat tours, and other fun activities. Your tour guide will detail the best way to navigate this bustling city as well as explain the Cliff Walk attractions.
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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 - Admission included
    (For ages 5 & up). Park at Newport Visitor's Center public lot and locate the white trolley at Bus Platform #2 outside. Show your cell phone or printed ticket to driver. The driver will provide your Breaker's Mansion pass if you purchased that option. No need to go inside the Visitor's Center.
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Guided trolley tour of Newport including Ocean Drive
  • See historic and modern neighborhoods filled with top sites
  • Narrated tour to learn about Newport history and culture
  • Go inside a historic mansion with admission to The Breakers
  • Multiple daily departure times to accommodate your schedule
  • Great way to see Newport without the hassle of driving and parking
What to Expect
Make your way to the Newport visitor center and board a trolley for a tour through the heart of the city. The tour begins with the colonial-era sights in the Newport Historic District, and then continues along Bellevue Avenue, which is lined with the city’s most famous mansions. Here and throughout the tour, the guide shares historical facts and stories that help bring the city to life, pointing out the best places to see and explore. Wind out of the city center on Ocean Drive, following the scenic coastline of Aquidneck Island, passing historic Fort Adams, and getting a glimpse of elegant seaside inns. After taking in the town, step into Newport’s “Gilded Age” on a tour of The Breakers, a beautifully restored mansion that was once the Vanderbilt family's summer home. Your tour concludes at the original departure point.
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Departure Point
23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Duration
3h
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 Breathtaking Narrated Scenic Overview Trolley Tour of Newport (approx 90 min), plus
  • Tour Inside The Breakers Mansion And Grounds For Additional 90 mins (approx 3 hrs total)
  • See over 150+ points of interest such as Colonial Downtown, Scenic Ocean Drive, and Mansion Row
  • Entry/Admission - Newport Travel Trolley Tours
Exclusions
  • Parking available at Visitor's Center (fees apply at gate upon exit).
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • *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 travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Enjoyed the mansion tours immensely, and Russ was a great tour operator/driver. The only trouble is that we paid $5 more pop thru Trip Advisor. The fact that I now have to go back and scan evidence of the ripoff to get the competitive price refund is appalling given that it's
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The driver was excellent. We enjoyed a beautiful day with lovely people and learned alot about the mansions and area. The Breakers is beautiful.
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We had a beautiful day in Newport. The tour was very informative and interesting. The mansions were unbelievable and amazing. It was a great day trip for a visiting cousin from California!
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The entire tour was informative and fun and interesting. Lots of terrific information and anectdotes... the Breakers was absolutely beautiful. Those lucky Vanderbilts , to live in such opulence. The mansions and grounds are are fabulous and the viiews are worh a million dollars.
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Wonderful knowledgeable funny driver ! The tour was wonderful saw parts of island and rode past Mansions we would have never seen or knew about drove past stopped for a few at Eisenhower and Jay Leno, Duke and Campbell mansions...Amazing lots of info and the Breakers was the
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By: Newport Travel Trolley Tours
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Carol A
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
132
Group tour for family event
We booked this trolley tour for a bunch of us who got together in Newport and we were very amazed at how well
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BluesTraveler2020
41
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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Jbhookem
Barrett, Texas
30
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
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12andDone
31
Thoroughly enjoyable trolley tour!
This was a wonderful comfortable informative trolley tour. The guide shared so much information, it was amazing.
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frenz26
Topsham, Maine
165
Informative and entertaining
Our tour guide was wonderful. He was extremely knowledgeable and was able to tell us all there is to know about
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Lisa S
Orlando, Florida
111
Ripped off by TA, but a Great Tour w/Russ
Enjoyed the mansion tours immensely, and Russ was a great tour operator/driver. The only trouble is that we paid
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agioe
Indianapolis, IN
207119
Good overview of the area
Very personable, lots of info, great way to get an overview of the area that you can then explore in depth on your
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Francine M
12
Great Tour
Russ was awesome! So much information given in such an entertaining way! Learned so much about Newport!!!
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whitneyer
Wayne, New Jersey
12
Great Tour
The driver was excellent. We enjoyed a beautiful day with lovely people and learned alot about the mansions and
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EHrtd
East Hartford, Connecticut
34
Great tour
We had a beautiful day in Newport. The tour was very informative and interesting. The mansions were unbelievable
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amberlynnet
11
Driver was great, trolley ride was AWFUL.
TripAdvisor, you don't even want to know. We arrived 5 minutes early, but the bus was already fully packed up. The
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Janis D
West Dennis, Massachusetts
22
Trolly tour through Newport
Excellent tour and driver was great! Would recommend if want a brief history of Newport- cost was very reasonable
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jamesv678
Brentwood, California
33174
A visit with the rich and famous
The entire tour was informative and fun and interesting. Lots of terrific information and anectdotes... the
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Birdie0514
55
Gilded Age and Breakers Mansion 3 Hour Tour
Wonderful knowledgeable funny driver ! The tour was wonderful saw parts of island and rode past Mansions we would
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Lmtack
12
Newport, RI
Our tour was led by a person who was knowledgeable and funny. We learned a lot about Newport and also enjoyed the
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Spanish
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