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Viking Tours of Newport

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Address: 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport Visitor & Information Center, Newport, RI 02840-3032
Phone Number: +1 401-847-6921
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Since 1962, Viking Tours has been showing visitors to Newport the amazing...

Since 1962, Viking Tours has been showing visitors to Newport the amazing history of our city. We invite you to travel from the Modern Age to the Gilded Age during one of our specialty tours. Only Viking Tours gives you an insider’s look into Newport aboard our old-fashioned trolleys and modern motorcoaches. Voted by the readers of Newport Life Magazine as Best Tour – Land, Sea or Sky 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014 & 2015!

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US$27.00*
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Scenic Overview of Newport Viking Trolley Tour
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Grand Mansion of Newport Viking Trolley Tour

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An absolute MUST!

This is the BEST value for you dollar on the island…the tour guides/drivers are amazingly well informed. The tour lasts only 1 ½ hours but there is more information jammed into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the BEST value for you dollar on the island…the tour guides/drivers are amazingly well informed. The tour lasts only 1 ½ hours but there is more information jammed into that time than you can imagine! Place for sale? Driver knows the price! What family originally built the home? Known answer! Who lives there now? Known answer! This is... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, we are so glad that we decided to do this tour. It was a cold and windy day, so being in the warm trolley was perfect. Our guide gave us some great information that driving Ocean Drive/Bellevue Avenue we otherwise would not have known this information. We did not tour any mansions as part of our trolley tour but... More 

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Folsom, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got off our cruise ship, went to the visiter info center, and were please to stumble on this 1 1/2 tour. Our guide, Mike, was very friendly and knowledgable. The trolley bus was not crowded, and the price was right!

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Nashua, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this tour first thing before we did anything else, Jim was a great tour guide. Besides local landmarks, he also pointed out restaurants he recommends which was very helpful. We saw a lot of interesting places we would have never found on our own. I recommend buying a ticket for the tour and 5 mansions together, absolutely the... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this tour. It is a great way to get an overview of the area and learn the history. Our guide was well versed and really knowledgeable. I would recommend if you want to learn about the history of the area.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took the Grand Mansion Tour with the tour of Breakers Mansion. This tour also included the Scenic Overview tour of 150 points of interest. The tour was $43 Adult (Seniors $41; Kids $19). The Driver/Guide was knowledgeable and friendly. After the scenic tour, he dropped us off at the Breakers Mansion and picked us up 1.5 hours later. A... More 

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Liverpool, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Took trip round with commentary which was interesting Visit to The Breakers was the high spot, timing at Breakers was just about right Point to note is that a number of the houses are behind fences and gardens (as they are privately occupied) so don't expect a full view of every house on the trip

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Based upon online reviews our small group quickly booked this tour after tendering in from our cruise ship. This was my first time to this area. The guide/driver was very personable and informative. I learned so much about this fascinating town. Also took the option to tour the Breakers -- so glad that I did. It was very impressive and... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our guide was fabulous. Gave us all of the expected information and then some. Stopped where she could to let folks take pictures. Really a good insight into all of the various aspects of Newport.

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Argyle, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We took the scenic overview tour of Newport with a visit to the Breakers. I knew very little about the history of the area and the tour was fascinating. It more than met my expectations and made me interested in learning more. Ron was an excellent guide.

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