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Ocean Drive & Newport's Mansions - Tour from Boston

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Key Highlights

  • Tour The Breakers and Marble House, Newport’s most monumental mansions
  • Marvel at Newport’s opulent mansions, glamorous yachts, and pcituresque coves along Ocean Drive
  • Take a relaxing stroll along Newport’s charming waterfront for a unique shopping and dining experience
  • Listen to an informed guide explain the colonial history and architecture of Newport
  • Transport in an air-conditioned coach
  • Overview

    Explore Newport, one of the prominent cities that heralded America’s famed Gilded Age. Today, yachts, fabulous mansions and millionaires are Newport’s staple.

    Visit two opulent mansions in Newport, one among which is Mrs. Vanderbilt's magnificent Marble House, with 500,000 cubic feet of white marble built in 1892. Its extravagant gold ballroom is worth seeing. Although it was designed as a summer house, Marble House is a palace that set the precedent for the Gilded Age, Newport's transformation from a sleepy summer colony of small wooden cottages to a legendary resort of stone mansions.

    Move on to Newport's beautifully restored waterfront for shopping and leisurely sightseeing of the local culture. See the glamorous private yachts, modern racing sailboats, Newport's fishing fleet and ships from around the world. Enjoy the ten-mile Ocean Drive with spectacular views of mansions and secluded coves before returning to Boston.

    Download the list of hotels from which pick up is offered.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    02 Jun - 27 Oct: Sunday

    Duration

    Approx. 10.5 hours

    Start time

    09:00am

    Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Boston.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Boston and taken in an air-conditioned coach for a sightseeing tour to Newport.

    On this tour you will see the most well-known landmarks of Newport and get a feel of its famous “gilded age”.

    You will tour some of the most fabulous mansions that dot this city located on the southern end of Rhode Island.

    Tour Mrs. Vanderbilt’s seventy-room summer home, on 11 acres of ocean front land, The Breakers.

    Afterwards you’ll go on to Newport’s beautifully restored waterfront for shopping and lunch on your own. See the glamorous private yachts, modern racing sailboats, Newport’s fishing fleet and ships from around the world.

    In the afternoon, you will visit a second famous mansion - The Marble House, with 500,000 cubic feet of white marble built in 1892. One of the most opulent and prominent among the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, the Marble House is known for its extravagant gold ballroom.

    Enjoy the ten-mile Ocean Drive with spectacular views of mansions and secluded coves before returning to Boston. This is the marked scenic route along the dramatic Atlantic shoreline that circles Newport and has spectacular views of Newport’s famed mansions.

    At the end of the tour you will be dropped back at your hotel in Boston.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Admission to two mansions

    Exclusions

    • Gratuities
    • Lunch
  • Please note

    Children under 3 are free provided they don´t occupy a seat.

    Voucher Information : Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this ). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Customer Reviews
    • Well worth the trip.

      We booked Newport Mansions tour well in advance and looked forward eagerly to the trip and it did not disappoint. Our driver, Mark?( he wore a hat!!) was extremely well informed...

      Aideen Jordan, Ireland

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