Gilded Age Mansion Newport Trolley Tour
The Gilded Age Mansion Newport Trolley Tour will give you a tour of the district where you can see many famous mansions. You have the choice of choosing morning or afternoon and it takes approximately 3 hours. It comes with a professional guide who knows all the published history of the Mansion District and some of the well-kept secrets. The tour is flexible because you can pick the time that you want to go on the tour and is available any day of the week. The tour is family friendly and all minors must be always be accompanied by an adult. This Newport, RI activiity is sure to be a blast.
The tour includes a local guide who will entertain you throughout the entire trip, admission ticket to the Breakers mansion and the rest of the trolley tour. Everyone needs to be at the departure point 15 to 20 minutes before departure. You will first be taken to the Colonial Districts first where you will learn a lot of fun history and then get to the glamorous Gilded Age Mansion District. You will go on Bellevue Street where you will see the Marble House, The Elms and Kingscot are just a few of the mansions that you will see. Also, there is Cliff Walk and The Chanler and The Breakers are just a few mansions in this area.
This tour will give you some of the important histories of Newport and then show you the glitz and glamour of the mansion district. Your guide will entertain you with stories along the entire journey. Discover where the elite lives on Ocean Drive and Cliff Walk and find out how Newport got its name at Fort Adams.
Choose either the 10am, 11:30am, or 1pm departure time. Then, meet your guide and trolley at the Visitor Center of Newport, which is located at 23 Americas Cup Avenue. Find a spot on the trolley and head down the streets of Newport to begin one of the best tours in the area.
Explore the Colonial District first, and then go into the Gilded Age Mansion District of the town as your knowledgeable guide narrates the interesting history of Newport. See famous mansions that reside along Bellevue Avenue, and then enjoy the sights of Cliff Walk. Discover Fort Adams and Ocean Drive, spotting some of America's oldest structures as you continue your tour. You will not only admire gorgeous colonial homes and ornate churches, but also take in breathtaking views of the ocean, bay, and harbor. Also, this tour includes an one hour visit to the Breakers Mansion, the greatest of all summer cottages ever built in Newport during the Gilded Age! You are sure to have an unforgettable getaway.
Be fascinated by this seaside town on a 3-hour trolley tour of Newport.
Pickup & Return:
Visitor Center of Newport.
Departure Times: Please check in 15 minutes prior to tour departure
Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
Ticket for admission to the Breakers Mansion
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- Not recommended for child under age 5