Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission (Ages 5+)

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From USD 46.25

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Discover the beauty of Newport, Rhode Island, and its historical mansions on a trolley tour that takes you past more than 150 points of interest along Ocean Drive, Bellevue Avenue, Cliff Walk, and more. Also included is admission to The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion and U.S. National Historic Landmark.
  • Newport trolley tour including Ocean Drive and the Breakers
  • Enjoy commentary from a professional guide
  • Go inside The Breakers, a historic Vanderbilt mansion
  • See the city without needing to navigate or find parking

What's Included

  • For ages 5+, board our luxurious, comfortable late-model trolley with leather captain's chairs
  • Our breath-taking, narrated scenic overview trolley tour of Newport
  • Tour inside the Breakers Mansion and its grounds for an additional 90 minutes
  • See over 150+ points of interest such as Colonial Downtown, Scenic Ocean Drive, and Mansion Row
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 23 America's Cup Ave
    23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840, USA

    Departure Point: Newport Transit Center, Platform #2 (outside) - white trolley 23 Americas Cup Avenue Newport, RI 02840 **Please do NOT meet directly at the Breakers Mansion, you will visit the attraction during your Trolley Tour.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Newport Travel Trolley Tours

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Ocean Drive (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Departure point is the Newport Transit Center, 23 America's Cup Ave, Newport RI, platform #2
  • Public parking is available at the Transit Center. Fees for parking May 1 to Oct 31
  • The duration of this tour is 160-180 minutes, depending on traffic conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour departs promptly at scheduled time. We cannot hold the trolley for stragglers. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure. We may sell the seats of passengers who are not on time to others who are waiting on standby
  • There are no refunds to passengers who arrive late and miss the tour
  • Please bring earbuds or headphones to hear the Breakers audio tour through your phone
  • Please do not meet directly at the Breakers mansion. You will visit the attraction during the trolley tour
  • Youth under 17 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Our drivers have updated manifests on their smart phones. Cancelled tickets are not accepted for admission
  • The trolley is not handicapped accessible.. Driver may assign seating based on customer's physical needs
  • Management at the Breakers Mansion no longer allows curbside drop off and pickup. All passengers are discharged and picked up in the bus lot at the mansion. Visitors will have a walking requirement about 700 feet from the drop off point to the front door of the mansion.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • There are no longer any covid restrictions. All seats and rows are utilized and face coverings are not required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 38 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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

I'm not a great one for 'guided tours' but this is a must.
worth it to pay the extra for the Breakers tour
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Paul_S, Mar 2023
Amazing trip and driver was the best and so knowledgeable in all things Newport! Will recommend every time!
Excellent tout
Laura_R, Mar 2023
Knowledgeable guide, and funny! Great tour- we learned so much about Rhode Island history. I highly recommend this tour!
Great tour
Elizabeth_N, Mar 2023
I can’t recall the guide’s name, but he was really informative and entertaining. He is also an excellent driver, and went out of his way to engage with those on the trolley.
Perfect Timing
India_K, Mar 2023
Russ was an excellent tour guide. Provided a lot of great information on the tour and it was just enough time to go through the Breakers as well.
Colleen_C, Jan 2023
Great tour and guide! He was charming and kind. Would highly recommend to friends, family and anyone who asks!
Trolly Rob was very...
Fatima_M, Nov 2022
Trolly Rob was very informative and entertaining. A great way to see so much of Newport. The trolly was very prompt.
Trolley Rob
dorothy_k, Nov 2022
Trolley Rob was amazing. Thank You He had us laughing and we learned so much😊😊😊 Thank you for a fun day
You do n to want to miss this
Arnold_B, Nov 2022
The tour was beautiful and very interesting. Our driver was so engaged. He kept us interested the entire time. Best tour guide we have ever had.
Great tour
Susan_B, Nov 2022
Great way to see Newport and points of interest. Informative guide - Trolley Rob. Overview allowed us to determine what we wanted to see/do for the rest of our stay. Highly recommend
Fantastic tour experience!
GINA_M, Nov 2022
Trolley Rob is a fantastic tour guide! The trolley itself was spacious & comfortable (cushiony leather seats instead of a wooden bench). Highly recommend to anyone who only has a short amount of time in Newport but wants to see a lot!
Great tour and tour...
Yvonne_B, Nov 2022
Great tour and tour guide. Wonderful experience, I highly recommend it. I learned a lot about Newport and was able to see many historical sites. The ocean views are spectacular.
Great way to see it all!!!
SHARON_R, Nov 2022
On a fast trip through Newport, we enjoyed the trolley tour to see the mansions. Russ offered lots of interesting tidbits!
Newport visit
Michael_S, Nov 2022
Very informative and inclusive for a first visit. I would definitely come Back to town and see it in a deeper way
Carol_P, Nov 2022
Booking was easy and the directions to pick up the trolley were perfect. trolley Rob was awesome! The mansion was beautiful.
Trolley tour
Jennifer_B, Nov 2022
Our driver, Rob I believe, was excellent, very knowledgeable about the area and th e history and present day and funny
Fun & informative!
Jessica_B, Nov 2022
Informative & fun trolley ride- 3hour tour was perfect! Trolley Rob was a great tour guide! Going inside the Breakers mansion was great! Definitely do the audio tour!
Fun experience
MATTHEW_M, Nov 2022
History of Newport and details of development of city. Never realized that city was at center of USA history
Great tour
Kevin_C, Nov 2022
Great service. Driver very knowledgeable. He provided historical information as well as present day. Highly recommend them.
Great tour
Stacey_R, Nov 2022
The tour was so much more informative than what I would have found out on my own! I definitely recommend exploring the breakers - we had the perfect amount of time.
Make sure you get Trolley Rob!!
Brinley_E, Nov 2022
My friend and I had such a blast on this tour. Trolley Rob is the best! His commentary really brings the tour to life and the route is absolutely beautiful.