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The Breakers , Newport
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The Breakers was once the lavish summer home of the powerful Vanderbilt family. Today, the well-maintained property is a National Historic La
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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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Duration: 160 to 180 minutes
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 Transit Center, 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 HBOs The Gilded Age, Hocus Pocus 2, 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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Art Museum
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Current Exhibitions at the NMAI: •Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties • American Illustration and t
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The Elms , Newport
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A French-style mansion, The Elms represents the former summer residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind. The construction of the house
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Rhode Island

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Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Beaches
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full. Use our United States trip builder website to arrange your visit to Rhode Island and other destinations in United States.

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