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Newport Historical Society Walking Tours

127 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6627
+1 401-846-0813
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Road to Independence tour was fantastic

Our guide, a young redhead, was just fantastic. She was full of interesting facts as we walked... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2015
Portola Valley, California
Excellent tour

We took the "Discover Colonial Newport" tour and found it very informative. Excellent tour guide... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Dedham, Massachusetts
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127 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6627
+1 401-846-0813

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Reviewed 31 July 2015

Our guide, a young redhead, was just fantastic. She was full of interesting facts as we walked through town. Wish I could remember her name, as she was just the best! This tour was the highlight of our time in Newport. Our tour of Colonial...More

Thank travelrab
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We took the "Discover Colonial Newport" tour and found it very informative. Excellent tour guide, good variety of stops (connected to religious and political history), and a reasonable length and pace. Altogether quite enjoyable and worthwhile.

Thank DavidBenz
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Sorry to say that this tour of the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House was pretty boring. We had a variety of ages in our group and it just was not holding our interest. The Colony House was more interesting to see yet the tour could have been more...More

1  Thank Margiep63
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We took two tours from these folks, each with a different guide. One was outstanding, the other okay, and both added to our enjoyment of Newport. When we asked for tips on places to eat, both guides gave us good tips. And the museum upstairs...More

2  Thank Carl C
Reviewed 26 May 2015

There's lots to do and see in Newport, RI, for sure. But the place is so loaded with history, that to pass up the opportunity to learn more about Newport's past would be a mistake. We've been going to Newport for several yeas now, and...More

Thank mysticmike
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Since we were there in April, which is "off season", the only tour available to us on the days we were there was called "Gilded to Golden". It frankly didn't sound all that exciting, but having nothing else to do that day we decided to...More

1  Thank Saxeygirl
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We received a booklet from the owner of Pot au Feu in Providence several years ago. Although we discovered most of the sights on our own, his booklet provided a comprehensive historical detail of everything we saw. This time around we were able to appreciate...More

Thank SylviaCM
Reviewed 27 December 2013

My wife and I took our first trip to Newport in December of 2013. We reserved a spot on evening lantern tour with tour guide, Pat. She was very knowledgeable, friendly and informative. She took us to several of the cities landmarks and shared examples...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We took the Holiday Lantern tour and very much enjoyed it. Our guide, Pat, was friendly and informative. She brought us to some great landmarks, like the White Horse Tavern and Touro Synagogue. We learned mostly about Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Hannukah and who celebrated and...More

1  Thank EmelyeKay
Reviewed 5 August 2013

We live in the area and had never taken the time to take this tour but highly recommend doing so. You will learn some very interesting facts that will make Newport even more fun to visit.

Thank barbararadebach
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