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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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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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Birds Eye View

You can rent a Helicopter Ride for a birds eye view of Newport. What a gorgeous city to fly over. Newport is at the tip of the entrance into Narragansett Bay... just a short distance to Block Island,...
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Great Seafood

The great thing about visiting a Seaside place like Newport is the seafood. My wife and I are lovers of seafood and Newport has so many great restaurants to enjoy a seafood meal. Crab, Oysters,...
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Enjoying the Suite Life

We have frequented several of the Historic Inns of Newport; Adele Turner, Abigail Stoneman and Cliffside. We have always stayed in suites with beautiful decor, fireplaces and large bathing salons. We...
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Die Hard RED SOX Fans

From my understanding RI does not have an official baseball team and this is evident as you will see the REDSOX emblems everywhere. Ferni and I were walking from our hotel on America's Cup to the...
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Libraries are good for Travelers.

Of course, we now have internet cafes and wireless access in some coffee shops, but to the real budget traveler, libraries are not just about borrowing books. They provide internet access to the...
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booking a room

Book at least 4 to 6 months in advance. Rooms fill up fast here. I booked 3 months ahead all the places I wanted were already filled. I spoke to other travelers and they said all of the hotels were...
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Fabulous Breakfast in Bed

One of my favorite things during our trips has been the awesome breakfast in bed provided by the Inns we have stayed. There is nothing better than waking up and being served a tasty breakfast on...
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Newport Gateway Transportation & Visitor Center

Definitely stop in the visitor's center and pick up a map of Newport, get oriented with what you'd like to see and do, buy tickets to the various mansions and you can also purchase the trolley tickets...
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Get your bearings

Here is a little map to get your bearings. My village of Pawtuxet is just below the word "Providence" on the map. You can see why we have so many miles of coastline with all those inlets and islands...
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Mysterious Old Stone Mill

I quote from the web site....Old Stone Mill Built by ancient astronauts? In a town bursting with historic buildings, this structure may be Newport's most controversial. Known variously as the Old...
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Every time, Something new

My favorite thing about Newport is that each time I go there are more memories that will drag me back here. It is the type of small historical town where you can just get away and see a little today,...
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The Ocean

Pack a little picnic and enjoy the beautiful scenery. During one of our visits in the winter, there were surfers out practicing their skills. During the summer you catch fisherman's casting their...
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Waterfront

Newport is a harbour city, so you'll find yourself at some point glazing over the harbours. After walking around why not stop and enjoy the beautiful waterfront at Newport? Its a great way to relax...
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Clean up after your pup

I thought this was such a great idea. There are times when I walk my little Cookie girl and she decides to poop more often than the bags I have, so I usually wind up having to dig into my purse and...
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Top Hotels in Newport

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One Bellevue Ave., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
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590 Ocean Dr., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
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317 W Main Road, Middletown, Rhode Island, 02842, United States
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25 America's Cup Ave., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
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75 Mill St., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
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22 Liberty St., Newport, Rhode Island, 02840, United States
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Top Things to Do in Newport

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Cliff Walk

The Cliff Walk is a 3.5 mile walk at the edge of the ocean cliffs with some of the most beautiful views in Newport. You pass several mansions as you hike along the walkway. The Cliff Walk has been...
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Marble House

Overlooking the seaside cliffs of her Marble House, you'll find the beautiful Chinese Tea House which Alva had built. She hosted many women's rights rallies right here at the tea house. It's quite a...
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The Breakers

With a wonderful view of the ocean, the Children's Playhouse, located on the property of The Breakers was built by the Vanderbilt's for their children to have a place to play. As playhouses go, this...
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The Mansions

Christmas is my favorite holiday season as well as Thanksgiving and finding myself in Newport on one of those holidays is a very nice treat. The Mansions are decorated in all their holiday splendor...
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Fort Adams

Another thing to see in addition to the fort itself is the Eisenhower House. The Eisenhower House was the residence of the commander of Fort Adams. The beautiful residence was built in 1873 and has...
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Rosecliff

Part of the beauty of Rosecliff are the gardens. The property was originally owned by George Bancroft who was an amateur horticulturist and who developed the American Beauty Rose. The grounds are...
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