Product ID: 143904

From Boston: Newport Mansions Small Group Day Trip

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Visit 'America's first resort', the city of Newport, Rhode Island. Tour two awe-inspiring mansions owned by the nations wealthiest families back in the gilded age. Sit back and enjoy a narrated mini-bus tour of Newport's beautiful Oceanside.
About this activity
Duration 11 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German

Pick-up service

Pick-up approved Boston hotels
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Tour the Breakers and the Elms mansions
  • Enjoy a 1-hour narrated small group bus tour of Newport
  • Spend some time shopping and having lunch
Full description
Be picked up from your downtown Boston hotel and begin your 120 km journey to Newport in a 14-seater mini-coach. Along the way enjoy some complimentary snacks and bottled water or read over the free Newport guide book.

Your first stop is the Breakers, the Vanderbilt family's summer home. On a 90-minute self-guided audio-tour you will explore the 70 room summer cottage and see how the wealthiest families lived during the gilded age.  Here you can also spend some time exploring the cliffs on a cliff walk.  Next, it is back to the mini-coach for a bus tour of Newport. Pass St Mary's Parish, where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married in 1953.  After the bus tour, visit America's oldest existing synagogue, the Touro Synagogue. 

With your free time you can some time shopping or have lunch on the waterfront. If you are a sports fan you can enjoy discount admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Next it is a group visit to the Elms mansion, where you can take a 90-minute self-guided audio-tour. 

After the tour, return to the mini-coach, sit back and relax and enjoy the ride back to Boston.

 

Includes
  • Admission to The Breakers Mansion and self-guided multi-lingual audio tour
  • Admission to the Elms Mansion and self-guided multi-lingual audio tour
  • 1-hour narrated mini-coach tour of Newport
  • Complimentary snacks and bottled water
  • Newport guide book
  • Discounted admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame if you choose to visit in your free time
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Know before you go
• Please dress comfortably and according to the season
• Hotel pick-up is available from approved downtown Boston hotels
• The audio-guide is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, French and German