Rhode Island
Day Trips

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Our most recommended Rhode Island Day Trips

  • From Boston: Newport Mansions Full-Day Trip

    1. From Boston: Newport Mansions Full-Day Trip

    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...

    We took the Boston to Newport RI tour and, had a great time! Our Tour Guide Chris was very knowledgeable. Outstanding day! Thanks Chris for a memorable adventure!!!

  • From Providence: Day Trip around Rhode Island

    2. From Providence: Day Trip around Rhode Island

    Marveling at scenic views and learn about the history and culture of the Ocean State on this full-day bus tour. Uncover the things that make Rhode Island so attractive, including the quaint New England villages, scenic islands, magnificent beaches, picturesque lighthouses, and spectacular mansions. Start your day meeting up with your expert guide and hop aboard a climate-controlled tour bus as you embark on this full-day journey. Explore the smallest state in America, at 48 miles long and 37 miles wide. Begin in historic Providence and wind your way around the largest estuary in New England. Pass through charming Wickford, stunning Newport, Bristol (deemed America’s most patriotic town), and many other places. Along the way, there will be opportunities for you to get out, take pictures, and see things up close. After a full day of exploration, your tour will conclude where you first m...

  • From Providence, RI: Full-Day New England Fall Foliage Tour

    3. From Providence, RI: Full-Day New England Fall Foliage Tour

    Take advantage of New England's most popular season on this day trip through the scenic country roads of Rhode Island. Enjoying the gorgeous autumn scenes, you will also make stops at a quaint New England farm for a wagon ride, visit a maple sugar house, a traditional country store, and more amazing photo stops along the way.  Head out on the incredible country roads around Rhode Island. Take a delightful wagon ride through a beautiful New England farm and woodland. Stop for pictures at a covered bridge and stand on Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s tallest point.   Around lunchtime, make a stop at a family-run farm stand cafe. Along the tour, you will also visit Rhode Island’s oldest country store and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at a maple sugar house to learn how syrup is made.

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What people are saying about Rhode Island

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 13 reviews

Entertaining ride with alternatives. The visit of the houses is pleasant and dynamic with the help of the audio guide. Some explanation in Spanish is missing during the bus tour (I know the tour is in English but I think it would not hurt to provide an information pamphlet in another language). Of the three couples that made up the expedition we were the only ones who did not enjoy the pick-up service. Instead we were mentioned at another point in the city (I know that the pick-up was limited to the Downtown - although I never knew which hotels it affected - but with the few we were expecting something more from the tour organizer). Apart from these aspects, which can be improved, the experience proved satisfactory.

This was a wonderful way to see Newport. Chris was a fantastic guide and organized a great over view experience of Newport. The 2 mansions were unbelievable; cliff walk was fun, and the historic downtown was charming. This tour is worth your time; you will not regret it.

We took the Boston to Newport RI tour and, had a great time! Our Tour Guide Chris was very knowledgeable. Outstanding day! Thanks Chris for a memorable adventure!!!

You will be amazed

Every visitor to Boston / Rhode Island should do this tour