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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
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Scenic Overview of Newport Viking Trolley Tour
"After choosing the best day and time for your trolley tour of Newport meet your guide at the Newport Visitor Center located at 23 America's Cup Avenue. Find a seat on the trolley and begin your 1.5-hour trolley tour.Listen to your professional guide narrate the fascinating history of Newport and interesting details about the buildings and restored homes you pa become an expert in the history of this charming town. Ride down Ten-Mile Ocean Drive taking in the gorgeous views. Then marvel at the grand mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue.Discover the charming atmosphere and history of Newport on this 1.5-hour trolley tour."""
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Portuguese homes of Bristol

The housing stock is modest in this area of Bristol. These homes were built in order to house the many immigrants who came to work the mills and the waters of this waterfront town. Some of the homes...
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Blithewold Mansion,Gardens & Arboretum

One of New England's finest garden estates with views of Narragansett Bay. Visit the 45 room English style mance houe for a glimpse into the life of one family over the span of 100 years. See 14...
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Rogers Free Library 1877

This 1800's brownstone library has served Bristol well for many years. Great architecture...but unfortunately too small to contain the growing collections and activities. Thank goodness people are...
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Coggeshall Farm Museum

Adjacent to Colt State Park is the Coggeshall Farm Museum which is a living outdoor museum which dates to the 1790's. Sheep, chickens and cattle roam the grounds. Massive oxen handle the heavy work....
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COLT STATE PARK

The beautiful bronze statues of the Colt bulls guard the entrance to the Colt State Park which is a 464 acre gorgeous park on Mt. Hope Bay. There are picnic sites and open areas where kite experts...
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LINDEN PLACE

The mansion where generations of DeWolfs and Colts entertained movie stars and presidents is now a historic house museum. It is available for tours or special events...and should not be missed. The...
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Colt State Park--miles and...

Colt State Park--miles and miles of waterfront. The East Bay Bike Path runs through the park; also, a beach, lots of places to toss a frisbee, picnic, run, and spend the day on a blanket getting some...
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Battleship Cove

As you’re already half-way there, consider a ½-day visit to Fall River to experience Battleship Cove www.battleshipcove.org where the “Pearl Harbor Experience” will awe you, then navigate your way...
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Culinary Arts Museum

We drove through the gate and the museum is on the right, there was free parking in the lot in front. The museum is opened Tuesday through Saturday 10 am -5 pm, adults are $7.00 admission is reduced...
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Hemenway's

Wonderful menu, everything looked delicious it was hard to choose. We enjoyed the fish taco's with zucchini, calamari, and paella. The Baked Alaska for two looked delicious but the portions were too...
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Rhode Island School of Design Museum

The RISD Museum was a maze of collections from ancient Egyptian, Asian, Roman, European, Greek and BC to Todd Oldham's contemporary fashions. We saw fabrics and textiles, sculptures, pottery,...
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Newport Dinner Train

The Newport Diner Train is a dinner experience in a luxury train. The dinner train is a 2 1/2 hour ride along Narragansett Bay. Trains leave from the Depot at 19 America's Cup Avenue, across from the...
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White Horne House Museum

The Samuel Whitehorne House is a very nice example of the Federal style of architecture and is another quite interesting museum in Newport. It was completed in 1811 and is filled with a great...
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