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Viking Tours of Newport

#9 of 52 Tours in Newport
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Address: 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport Visitor & Information Center, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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+1 401-847-6921
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Since 1962, Viking Tours has been showing visitors to Newport the amazing...

Since 1962, Viking Tours has been showing visitors to Newport the amazing history of our city. We invite you to travel from the Modern Age to the Gilded Age during one of our specialty tours. Only Viking Tours gives you an insider’s look into Newport aboard our old-fashioned trolleys and modern motorcoaches. Voted by the readers of Newport Life Magazine as Best Tour – Land, Sea or Sky 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015!

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US$ 46.00*
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Grand Mansion of Newport Viking Trolley Tour
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Scenic Overview of Newport Viking Trolley Tour

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A Great Overview of the Community of Newport

Although I have been to Newport before, I learned so much on this delightful tour. The driver/guide was excellent pointing out so many sights, telling history, and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Holland Patent, New York
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Holland Patent, New York
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I have been to Newport before, I learned so much on this delightful tour. The driver/guide was excellent pointing out so many sights, telling history, and interesting anecdotes. After the tour I visited many spots that he pointed out on the tour and studied them more closely. If I had not gone on the tour, I would not have... More 

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Farmington
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I do a trolley or on/off bus tour whenever I travel where it is offered. I have done dozens of them over the years. This one was one of the best. The driver (Ann) was very clear and very organized in her presentation and the history she gave was fascinating. I highly recommend this!

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Thank Marcie S
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

*I suggest you start your Newport visit with the 90-minute tour (do houses on your own, later). Sit by a window that opens on the right side of the trolly (best views).* I stopped into the Tourism office on my way into town, both to kill time before checking into my BnB and to swipe some recommendations on how to... More 

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Thank west0909
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Newport. Our tour guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable of the area which made for a pleasant tour.

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Thank Catrina L
utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We booked this tour to get a short history of Newport. It was so interesting because all of the different time periods were covered and it gave you a lot of the history. THere were many places that were talked about that made you want to go back and explore on your own.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Took the Newport Viking Tour only and did the houses separately later. Our tour guide Mike was full of knowledge about the history of the town. It took longer than the 90 minutes that was scheduled but you did not feel rushed at all while he did the tour. Well worth it and it helped my wife and I decide... More 

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Thank Mark S
Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I took one of the Newport Viking Tours that leaves the visitors' center. Our tour guide and bus driver was Ann Daly who is a native of Newport. Not only did she speak non stop pointing out some of the beautiful places in Newport, but she also gave colorful insight to days gone by from a very personal perspective, about... More 

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Thank joand861
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

When you go to newport or somebody visits you during the season send them to attend this tour its very memrable and intresting.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have been weekending in newport for many years but this was our first tour. The tour starts at the visitors center and takes 1 1/2hrs. We found the tour very informative not only do we know who used to live in some of the houses but also who lives there today. Our driver and tour guide Ann was full... More 

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Thank Robert C
Norwalk, Connecticut
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Great way to see Newport, was exposed to areas I had never seen prior to visiting Newport. The tour guide shared such great knowledge of the area and was not boring in the least. Beautiful way to get a glimpse of the city!

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