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Scenic Overview of Newport Viking Trolley Tour

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    Pass By: Newport Visitors Information Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032

    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.

    Stop At: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

    Listen to your professional guide narrate the fascinating history of Newport and interesting details about the buildings and restored homes you pass. With over 150 points of interest, become an expert in the history of this charming town. Ride down Ten-Mile Ocean Drive, taking in the gorgeous views.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Bellevue Avenue, Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

    Ride down Ten-Mile Ocean Drive, taking in the gorgeous views. Then, marvel at the grand mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Pass By: Viking Tours of Newport, 23 Americas Cup Ave Newport Visitor & Information Center, Newport, RI 02840-3032

    Discover the charming atmosphere and history of Newport on this 1.5-hour trolley tour.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Of course the guide on a tour like this makes or breaks it. Our guide was knowledgeable and entertaining and made sure we saw the highlights of Newport. We were a fairly small group of 10-12 and toured in an air-conditioned "trolley."

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank nbpsjpf
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Awesome trip! Monday tours are discounted for their anniversary! Our group was from 74 years old to 13 years old and everyone enjoyed the tour guide’s description of historical and current information of the buildings and sites along our route.

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 7 July 2019 via mobile

    On our first day of a four day visit to Newport, we decided to take the Trolley Tour to gain some background knowledge to help plan the rest of our stay. The tour exceeded our expectations. Our tour driver Ann was terrific! She is personable...More

    Thank 277berniec
    Reviewed 3 July 2019

    A really enjoyable trip in an old historical trolley bus. Very good value for money. The driver-guide knew all the local gossip and info about what we were passing. Giving many opportunities for a photoshot.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank katys2004
    Reviewed 1 July 2019

    We took this tour just at the end of our getaway and it was a wonderful tour of Newport--wish we had done it right after arriving! Our tour guide Ray was a history teacher and grew up and taught in Newport and had lots of...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Steve M
    17 August 2019|
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    Response from 277berniec | Reviewed this property |
    I thought Viking Tours operated every day but I see they have blacked out the dates you are looking for. We also enjoyed a harbor cruise on Ganset Cruises leaving from Bowen’s Lane
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    31 July 2019|
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    Response from 277berniec | Reviewed this property |
    The bus stops nearby for everyone to stretch and explore. I would think that the bus may do an on/off at Brenton Point.
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    27 June 2018|
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    Response from pat9doerr11 | Reviewed this property |
    You can pay extra and tour the breakers. It will drop you off there and pick you up. Just drive by the Marble house.
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