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From Boston: Newport Mansions Full-Day Trip37 Reviews
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.
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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
DescriptionEnjoy Newport on this van tour from Boston. See how the wealthiest families lived during the gilded age with a visit to the Vanderbilt summer home and the Elms Mansion. Along the way, enjoy some complimentary snacks and bottled water while reading over a provided Newport guide book. Begin with hotel pickup in a luxury minibus, where the approximately 2-hour journey to Newport starts. The first stop is the Breakers, the Vanderbilt family's summer home. Take a self-guided audio-tour and explore the 70-room summer cottage. 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.
IncludesAdmission to The Breakers Mansion with a self-guided multi-lingual audio tour Admission to the Elms Mansion with self-guided multi-lingual audio tour Mini-coach tour of Newport Complimentary snacks Bottled water Newport guidebook 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
- 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