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From Boston: Newport Mansions Small Group Day Trip

Product ID: 143904
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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
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 12 hours
Starting time 7:15 AM
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Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German

Pickup included

Please call the number on your voucher at least 48 hours prior to your trip date to arrange and confirm your pickup time and location. Be ready to depart at the prearranged location 10 minutes prior to the designated pickup time.

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  • 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
Your trip begins with a hotel pickup in a luxury minibus, where the approximately 2-hour journey to Newport starts. Along the way, enjoy some complimentary snacks and bottled water while reading over a provided Newport guide book.

The 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 scenic cliff walk. Next, it's back to the mini-coach for a bus tour of Newport, which passes 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 do some shopping or have lunch on the waterfront. If you're a sports fan, you can enjoy discount admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Finally, visit the Elms Mansion, where you can take a 90-minute self-guided audio tour. After the tour, return to the minibus, sit back, and relax as you enjoy the ride back to Boston.
  • 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
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (subject to hotel location)
  • Round trip minibus transportation from Boston to Newport
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Please dress comfortably and according to the season
• Hotel pickup is available from selected downtown Boston hotels
• The audio-guide is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, French, and German

From US$ 109 per person

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Product ID: 143904