Fantastic I had actually booked wrong day!, but driver was so accommodating and allowed us on tour! Driver, 11.30 Monday 22nd was totally brilliant!
Explore Newport on an approximately 3-hour trolley tour for an overview of Newport’s key areas, from the grand mansions along Bellevue Avenue to Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive, where you’ll have sweeping views across Narragansett Bay. Learn the area’s history on the trolley tour, which includes a 1.5-hour tour of The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion that’s among the most spectacular of Newport’s historic homes.
Make your way to the Newport visitor center, where you’ll board a trolley for a tour through the heart of the city. The tour begins with the colonial-era sights in the Newport Historic District, and then continues along Bellevue Avenue, which is lined with the city’s most famous mansions.
Here and throughout the tour, the guide will share historic facts and stories that help bring the city to life, pointing out the best places to see and explore.
Wind out of the city center on Ocean Drive, following the scenic coastline of Aquidneck Island, passing historic Fort Adams, and getting a glimpse of elegant seaside inns.
After taking in the town, step into Newport’s “Gilded Age” on a 1.5-hour tour of The Breakers, a beautifully restored mansion that was once the Vanderbilt family's summer home. This approximately 3-hour tour concludes at the original departure point.
Our driver, Russ, was entertaining and informative on the way to the Breakers for our tour. Picked us up at the appointed time and took us back into town right on time. Comfortable seats. No cell phones allowed or talking while he was giving the...More
Russ was fabulous. The ride was comfortable, and the seats were not cramped. Also, did not run into any overbooking issues mentioned in some other reviews. It would be perfect to explore the place on foot afterwards at your own pace. The Breakers has a...More
Our trolley driver was entertaining and informative as we went through the town of Newport. He had numerous recommendations of places worth visiting, and gave us a great sense of the history and culture of the area. We had ample time to tour the Breakers...More