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Historic Tours of Newport

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Founded in 2007, Historic Tours of Newport is a service oriented company offering comprehensive tours (both public and private) of Newport and Newport’s mansions, showcasing their individuality and uniqueness.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
850 Aquidneck Ave, Suite 8, Newport, RI 02842
+1 401-855-1942
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour itself was nice. Greg, the tour guide was fun and informative. He took me on a 75-90 minute drive and tour around Newport, then gave me a choice of 2 mansions to view, which, at Christmas time was extra beautiful. The audio tours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KatSB59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic visit to the Breakers! Must see... The drive around was ok. I wanted to get closer to the other mansions on the drive by. But it was fine!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Extraordinary140369
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out of business - CLOSED!!!!! I booked a double mansion tour, called them to chat about the tour. They said more tours would be available shortly and they would inform me when they were available. I received a text stating tours were available, I logged...More

2  Thank wrecksmcree
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We booked the tour with entrance to two mansions. Greg (driver) and Chante (sp?) were informative and pleasant. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We received an e-mail the morning before our tour stating that our ticket had been refunded. Then an hour later we received an e-mail reminding us to be at the Welcome Center 30 minutes before our tour. It was confusing. We went to the Welcome...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank solshines
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Good tour, informative and funny. Did mansion as well and seemed to be rushed for time. Told at pick up that we did not have to rush as pick up was later then we were given on drop off. Overall a good tour. Good value...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our tour guide was wonderful. Insightful and informative. The Breakers was amazing. The tour was well organized Enjoyed the lawn and ocean views on a beautiful sunny day!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nitafrog
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Nice tour and informative information. Made importance stops along the way. Stopped to get a better view of Hammersmith. Took us back to the Eisenhower House. Previous tours did not do this.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Muff2323
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We had a great time and a great guide; however, I do wish that there were more stops along the tour so that you could get our and view the mansions from the sidewalk/driveways. I realize that time is probably the reason why its not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marie P
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The driver was friendly and knowledgeable. She dropped us off at the mansion we chose to tour and the van that picked us up was on time. We were able to spend an over an hour touring the mansion. Well organized.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
The trolley tour is extremely good, if you book via their website you can also select the mansions you want to visit. The trolley tour ends at the first mansion you visit, and after your visits you are then picked up by... More