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Private Day Trip From Boston to the Newport Mansions

Boston, United States

From USD 880.48

per group (up to 4)

Select Date and Travellers

Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 10 hours (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Visit Newport, Rhode Island and its historic mansions on a private full-day tour from Boston. Relax in a deluxe vehicle with your own private driver who takes you to the elegant mansions that overlook the Atlantic Ocean. You can tour the mansions (own expense), stroll around the grounds and the Cliff Walk, and have lunch in Newport, where many restaurants serve up fresh seafood and more.
  • Private full-day tour to Newport, from Boston
  • Relax in a private vehicle while the professional driver handles the roads, parking and traffic
  • Visit the Newport Mansions (own expense)
  • Take a seaside stroll along the Cliff Walk
  • Check out the shopping, restaurants, and beaches in Newport

What's Included

  • Private day trip
  • Mansion entrance fees
  • Mansion tour fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Pickup details

Your hotel or local accommodations

What To Expect

Your private tour starts with morning pickup at your Boston hotel, followed by a 1.5-hour drive south to Rhode Island, the smallest state in the United States.

Your private driver chauffeurs your group in your choice of vehicle, from standard sedan to luxury Rolls Royce Ghost. The Preservation Society of Newport County features eleven historic properties, with architecture and furnishings that span from the Colonial era to the Gilded Age.

You can purchase tickets to tour the interior of any of the mansions. The Breakers and Marble House are two of the grandest mansions — both were once summer 'cottages' for the Vanderbilt family. Other fine homes include The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, Chepstow, and Kingscote. Your are free to walk around the gardens of the mansions and to stroll along the Cliff Walk — a walking path that skirts between the mansions and the Atlantic Ocean.

Newport offers a variety of excellent options for both casual and fine dining, and shopping. At the end of your visit, your driver returns you to your Boston hotel.

The Breakers

Admission Ticket Not Included

Cliff Walk

Admission Ticket Free

Marble House

Admission Ticket Not Included

Rosecliff

Admission Ticket Not Included

Newport Mansions

Admission Ticket Not Included

Isaac Bell House

Admission Ticket Not Included

Chepstow

Admission Ticket Not Included

The Elms

Admission Ticket Not Included

Chateau-sur-Mer

Admission Ticket Not Included

Kingscote

Admission Ticket Not Included

Hunter House

1 hour Admission Ticket Not Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must advise hotel or pickup location at checkout
  • Priced per vehicle
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Please provide cellphone number when booking
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Jeffrey_P, Oct 2022
Our driver was very attentive to our needs and fun. Anthony even surprised my wife and I with a nice bottle of wine and flowers because we were celebrating our anniversary!
Newport Mansions from the Gilded Age... Wow!
Linda_G, Sept 2022
Great Day! We were able to see Marble, Breakers, Rosecliff and Elm houses as well as the green topiaries. We had bought memberships to the Newport Preservation Society and downloaded the audio tours in advance.
Wonderful day trip
Jenny_S, Aug 2022
Our driver, Anthony, was outstanding. He knew the area and roads very well. It was our 25th wedding anniversary and he went above and beyond to make the day special. We recommend him highly.
Great way to see the mansions
ictbrunner, Aug 2022
Very comfortable trip, great experience, all needs were accommodated. Driver was careful and professional

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