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The Best Historical & Heritage Tours in Rhode Island

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Historical and heritage tours in Rhode Island

Newport Mansions , Newport
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Take a walk through American architectural history as you view Newport Mansions. The Preservation Society of Newport cares for the mansions a
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The Newport Historical Society is a multi-faceted historical agency with internationally significant museum, manuscript, oral history, and li
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Duration: 3 hours
For ages 5 and up, this approx 3-hour tour is our 90 minute narrated overview Newport Mansions Trolley Tour PLUS a 90-minute tour ticket for admission inside the Vanderbilt Breaker's Mansion (total approx 3 hrs).After boarding our luxurious and comfortable trolley at Bus Platform #2 of the Newport Bus Terminal, your driver starts the tour with a brief history of Colonial-era downtown and explains the Gilded Era history and events that occurred over the centuries. Then you will experience breath-taking views of scenic Ocean Drive prior to seeing the strip of mansions lining Bellevue Ave. Along the route, movie and TV sets will come to life, such as the Great Gatsby, Amistad, True Lies, and a dozen more.Today's happenings are also thoroughly covered such as the best dining spots, boat tours, and other fun activities. Your tour guide will detail the best way to navigate this bustling city as well as explain the Cliff Walk attractions.
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Viking Tours of Newport is the single source for all your transportation and touring needs, from airport transfers to in-town shuttles, sight
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