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Newport Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour
"Meet at the Newport Visitors Center at your chosen time to begin your drive along Newport’s renowned Ocean Drive (also known as 10-Mile Drive). Throughout your comfortable drive your expert guide will provide interesting stories facts and historical anecdotes about this treasured stretch of road.As you’ll learn Ocean Drive dates back to the 1800s when many wealthy New Yorkers escaped to Newport on Rhode Island during the hot summers. Large resorts were built along the Newport Harbor beaches/waterfront to accommodate the wealthy summer crowd which grew every year until finally the 10-mile (16-km) stretch of coastline became the summer's place to be. Travel past Bellevue Avenue’s magnificent mansions and
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Newport Mansion Tour Along Ocean Drive
"At your selected time meet at the Newport Visitor’s Center to begin your drive along Newport’s famous Ocean Drive (also known as 10-Mile Drive). You have the option to visit one or two mansions of your choice; simply inform your guide of what you’d like to visit before your t who escaped to Rhode Island during the summers. All these mansions played a role in transforming Newport’s coast from a quiet summer colony of wooden cottages to a legendary resort town brimming with opulent palaces. Visit either of the Vanderbil the grandest of Newport's summer houses or Marble House both US National Historic Landmarks. These were symbols of the family's social and financial reputation at turn of the century. Modeled after the mid-18th-century French chateau d'Asnieres outside Paris The Elms was the summer residence of the Berwind family
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Newport Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour
"Meet at the Newport Visitors Center at your chosen time to begin your drive along Newport’s renowned Ocean Drive (also known as 10-Mile Drive). Throughout your comfortable drive your expert guide will provide interesting stories facts and historical anecdotes about this treasured stretch of road.As you’ll learn Ocean Drive dates back to the 1800s when many wealthy New Yorkers escaped to Newport on Rhode Island during the hot summers. Large resorts were built along the Newport Harbor beaches/waterfront to accommodate the wealthy summer crowd which grew every year until finally the 10-mile (16-km) stretch of coastline became the summer's place to be. Travel past Bellevue Avenue’s magnificent mansions and
From $28.00

More Things to Do in Westport Point

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WINERY IN AN OLD FARM

Westport Rivers Winery tastings and tours is a perfect day trip if you want to get in touch with nature and enjoy a relaxing day in a beautiful rural community. The landscaping cannot go unnoticed as...
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A few local shops

At Head of Westport you will find Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures which is pictured on a previous tip where you see the side of the building and the river on which it sits. Colorful kayaks brighten the...
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Interesting "woman's work"

There is a woman who lives in Westport named "Pete". (real name is Anne Baker) She has spent years rescueing old buildings from rot and destruction. Her specialty is what we call 'early'...
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Visit the old schoolhouse

The Bell School House dates to 1841... a charming little building opposite the park overlooking the river and kayaks. The Westport Historical Society is housed here and offers changing exhibits as...
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Sand Dunes to revisit in the warm sunshine

I love sand dunes. We were remembering the days years ago when we cooked on hibachi pots in the dunes... under the hot sun. mmmmm burgers and hot dogs never tasted any better than that. Wash it down...
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Nautical town w/ sun bleached shingle homes

Westport is definately a nautical town. Not only do you see the signs with the fishing boats, but the weathered shingles of the houses and the crushed sea shell driveways all remind the visitor that...
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A fabulous rocky beach

We were enthralled with this beach. Not so typical, I guess. We're gardeners and we were enchanted with the smooth colorful stones... of all description and size. We kidded that we would be back at...
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HAVE A BEER? VISIT THE BREWERY IN A BARN!

Buzzards Bay Brewing is housed in a reproduction barn set on acres of farm land surrounded by old New England stone walls. The original barn burned and the current owners rebuilt the structure in the...
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