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Christmas in Newport, Rhode Island: Day Trip from Boston

Product ID: 188505
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Experience the Newport Mansions decked out in full holiday splendor! Tour the beautiful Newport area for lunch, shopping and scenic views along the 10 mile Ocean Drive.
About this activity
Duration 10.5 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
Spanish, English, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Please call the tour office to arrange pick-up at selected hotels.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Newport's two most splendid mansions, the Breakers and Marble House, decked out for the Holidays
  • Explore the waterfront area for lunch and a little shopping
  • Enjoy the scenic view of mansions and water coves along the 10 mile Ocean Drive
Full description
Experience one of America's most enthralling cities, Newport, Rhode Island, voted one of the Top Ten most beautiful places during the holiday season. Take a fully narrated motor coach tour through the area to learn it's history and many fun facts. See two of the mansions fully decorated in the their Yule-time finest! Thousands of poinsettia plants, spectacular evergreen trees, wreaths, fresh flowers and 19th century style ornaments are all on display. 

Visit the Breakers, a 70 room mansion on 11 acres of oceanfront land built in 1892 by Cornelius Vanderbilt II. A working garden scale model of the Vanderbilt family's New York Central Railroad will be on display traveling through a village made up of gingerbread replicas of some of the Newport Mansions created by local pastry chefs. Take a break for lunch and explore the beautiful waterfront area on Newport Harbor and visit the shops for a souvenir or two of this unique city.

Continue your adventure with a visit to William K. Vanderbilt's summer home, Marble House - 500,000 cubic feet of white marble, built in 1892. Sit back and relax along the 10 mile Ocean Drive, designated a National Historic Landmark District due in part to the architectural and landscape designs of Frederick Law Olmsted. Finish your day of exploration with a lift back to your hotel or original meeting point. 
Includes
  • Admission to the Breakers
  • Admission to Marble House
  • Fully Narrated motorcoach tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

Gray Line Tour Office 8 Park Plaza at the City Place Food Court inside the State Transportation Building Entrance next to PF Chang's Restaurant Boston, MA 02116

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