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Boston to Newport Small-Group Day Trip with Breakers & Elms Mansion Admission

Escape to the lovely coastal city of Newport, Rhode Island, on this day trip that includes both a guided tour and free time. Explore The Breakers mansion, the summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II's family, as well as the French chateau-styled mansion of The Elms. See top Newport attractions such as St Mary's Parish, Ocean Drive and the Naval War College on a narrated tour. Then discover this quaint and historic city further on your own. This small-group tour is limited to 14 people for a more intimate experience.

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10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Round-Trip Transportation via air-conditioned Mini Coach Bus
    • Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off included at select Boston hotels
    • 1-Hour Narrated Bus Tour of Newport, RI
    • Admission to The Breakers and The Elms Mansions
    • Discounted Admission to the International Tennis Hall of Fame (with your included discount card)
    • 1.5 Hours of free time to explore Newport at your leisure
    • Entry/Admission - The Breakers
    • Entry/Admission - The Elms
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities (recommended)
    • Lunch (dining options available throughout Newport)
    • Entry/Admission - International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Boston Harbor Cruises, Boston, MA 02110

    After downtown Boston hotel pickup, begin the 1.5-hour drive to Newport, Rhode Island. Enjoy a snack and listen to the guide provide a bit of history about Newport, a sailing destination for many that’s known as America's First Resort. Receive a guidebook and discount card to use on this trip.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6906

    The first stop is at the Breakers mansion, the grandest of Newport’s summer mansions and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn-of-the-century America. Spend two hours here, part of which can be enjoyed with a self-guided audio tour. Don’t forget the photo-worthy ocean view behind the mansion.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: St. Mary's Catholic Church, 12 William St, Newport, RI 02840-3307

    Then take a 1-hour narrated city tour of some other Newport sites. See the St. Mary’s Church complex. This National Historic Shrine is where President John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Bouvier on September 12, 1953.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840-2931

    There’s the Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site that is the oldest synagogue building still standing in the United States. It’s also the oldest surviving Jewish synagogue building in North America.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: 80 Fort Adams Drive Fort Adams State Park Visitor Center, Newport, RI 02840-4388

    Also check out Fort Adams, a former U.S. Army post, and the U.S. Naval War College, the staff college and “Home of Thought” for the United States Navy.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Newport Visitors Information Center, 23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032

    The guided city tour ends at the Discover Newport Visitor Center to plan some free time with the help of the aforementioned guidebook.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-6915

    Finally, take a 2-hour tour of the Elms, a National Historic Landmark that was the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York. He made his fortune in the coal industry and would call upon Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer to fashion a house after the mid-18th-century French Chateau d’Asnieres outside Paris. Construction was completed in 1901 at a cost of roughly $1.4 million.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

    Take a ride along this scenic, coastal route for breathtaking ocean views.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3515

    See the International Tennis Hall of Fame at a discounted price.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cliff Walk, Newport, RI 02840-3659

    One of Newport's top sites

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: New England Trips, 90 Canal St Fourth Floor, Boston, MA 02114-2018

    After a long day of sightseeing, relax on the journey back to Boston.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Boston Marriott Long Wharf, 296 State St, Boston, MA 02109, USA
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    7:15 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Multi-Lingual Audio Guides of The Breakers and The Elms are available in English, French, Spanish, German and Chinese. Please request as you enter the mansion. Narrated Tour of Newport in English Only.
    • Hotel Pick-Up included at select downtown Boston hotels. Please provide your hotel information at checkout.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Both our guests and our guides safety is our top priority thus we have implemented numerous new safety procedures including: Limiting bus seating to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Having masks available to guests as needed.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide, English - Audio

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by New England Trips Inc.

Activity ID: V-5491NEWPRI

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