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At 12:30pm, meet your professional and friendly guide at the Newport Visitor Center, located at 23 America's Cup Avenue. Board the trolley and make yourself comfortable to begin your 4-hour trolley tour. 

As your knowledgeable guide narrates the incredible history of Newport, admire the beautiful buildings and restored homes you pass. As you ride the trolley, hear over 150 points of interest. Soak in the charming atmosphere of Newport as you go down Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and tree-lined Bellevue Avenue. 

Continue your tour with admission to the Vanderbilt Mansions, Marble House and The Breakers. Take a stroll on the immaculate grounds while marveling at the intricate architecture of the mansions. Venture inside to explore the homes of the Vanderbilt family and stand where they once did. 

Hear the stories and see the history of Newport on this 4-hour trolley and mansion tour.
Locations visited
The Breakers
Marble House
Bellevue Avenue
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See two of Newport's most spectacular mansions on a trolley excursion that includes guided tours of The Breakers and Marble House, both former Vanderbilt homes. In addition to the two mansion tours, the trolley is a great way to get an overview of Newport's mansions and coastal scenery, as you'll cruise Bellevue Avenue and Ocean Drive, two of the town's most exclusive neighborhoods. An onboard guide will share Newport facts and history throughout the tour, which passes more than 150 points of interest.
  • Guided trolley tour of Newport with two mansions
  • Visit The Breakers and Marble House
  • See Gilded Age art, furniture, and architecture
  • Good overview of Newport, ideal for first-time visitors
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
First visit to Newport, RI

The Viking Trolly tour was a very good way to learn about Newport’s history and gain the perspective of the land. Personally one mansion visit would have been sufficient. If you see one, others would be almost redundant.

Thank Eiji M
Reviewed 3 days ago
Wonderful tour visiting 2 impressive mansions!

My wife and I enjoyed our trolley tour very much. The driver was very informative and the views of the coastline were so impressive. We had plenty of time to visit 2 mansions, The Breakers and The Marble House. Great way to experience Newport.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 1 week ago
What a great tour!

We had a super guide who told us all sorts of interesting facts about the "cottages" of Newport, RI and its rich inhabitants (The Mrs. Astor). Loved our views and our two stops: Marble House and The Breakers. Each was an audio tour that was...More

Thank Dani C
Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth the money

I like the fact that we got to see two mansions and we learned a lot about the Newport area. I would say that the Breakers was the better of the two. My only complaint was the trolley was soooo hot! Once I told the...More

Thank CBR0107
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Best way to see Mansions

We loved the trolley tour. We were in Newport for a day trip and it was the best way to see as much as we could in one day. Our driver, Ray was a real local and awesome. The only issue was that the air...More

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1 July 2018|
Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available where you pick up the trolley.
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Response from Larry V | Reviewed this property |
Park at the Visitors Center parking garage. It is across the street from the baseball field.
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