Newport, Rhode Island, US
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Newport Cliff Walk & Breakers
Enjoy a portion of the spectacular Cliff Walk trail followed by a visit to one of Newport's most elegant mansions. With New England's rocky shore and crashing surf on one side and Newport’s most extravagant mansions on the other, the cliff walk remains one of the top attractions in Newport. You will step inside at the grandest of Newport's summer "cottages"—The Breakers
Enjoy the rich history and scenery of Newport from colonial days through the Gilded Age, to the present. You will enjoy a panoramic drive through the historic district with its fine examples of Colonial, Federal, and Victorian homes, many of which are designated National Historic Sites. Watch for Trinity Church, the Redwood Library, and the Gothic Church of Saint Mary, where Jacqu...
Scenic Newport & Grand Mansion
With mansions representing more than 250 years of social and architectural history, this tour combines all the highlights of the Panoramic Newport tour with a visit to one of the Grand Mansions. Passing through the historic colonial section of Newport, your panoramic sightseeing will take you along the world-famous Ocean Drive where you will have spectacular views of Newport’s rock...
The Vanderbilts of Newport
Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the famous family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad. As the industrial revolution reached its zenith in the late 19th century, the Vanderbilts became the wealthiest family in America and chose Newport as their summer playground. On this tour, learn about the family empire and visit two of the grandest villas e...