Newport Self-Guided Ocean Drive Historic District Audio Tour

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While many Newport visitors cram onto slow-moving tour buses, you won’t join them with this self-guided audio tour. Driving the mansion-packed Ocean Drive Historic District at your pace, you’ll explore from Cornelius Vanderbilt to Jay Leno, from the Cliff Walk to America’s Cup. Stop and start as you like, or even take the tour at home—there’s no wrong way to step back into Newport's Gilded Age.


Simply download the app and enter a code to get started
Learn all about this famous coastal drive from venerated guides
With turn-by-turn directions, simply follow at your pace—no WiFi needed
Follow the 45-minute itinerary, or stop and start as you need


This self-guided audio tour takes you down America's Cup Avenue, you'll hear about the area's lively shipping history.
The tour passes by the Whitehorne House Museum. You'll hear about the museum while you drive.
While driving past King Park, you'll hear about the monument to General Rochambeau.
You'll go through the Fort Adams entrance and see the venue for JFK's wedding reception.
While passing Fort Adams, Newport's best festival venue, you'll hear about Eisenhower's summer residency house when he was president.
The tour takes you past Brenton Point State Park. You'll hear about the park while you drive.
While passing the Monument to Portuguese Discover, you'll hear about it's design and the history of the land it stands upon.
The tour passes by Rough Point, you'll hear about the magnificent mansion while you drive.
The tour passes by Belcourt of Newport. You'll hear about the mansion while you drive.
The tour passes by the historic Marble House. You'll hear about the home while you drive.
The tour pass by Rosecliff, another of Newport's glorious mansions.
Drive past or stop by as I tell you about Newport's largest house, with a square-footage that has to be measured in acres rather than feet.
The tour passes by Ochre Court. You'll hear about the court while you drive.
While passing by, you'll hear about the house that is the headquarters for the Newport Preservation society, which operates ten homes for public visitation.
The tour pass by The Elms. You'll hear about The Elms while you drive.
The tour passes by Kingscote. You'll hear about it while you drive.
Most of the tour takes place in Ocean Drive Historic Distric. You'll hear about the gorgeous architecture that populates the area.


Lifetime access to this tour in English
VoiceMap app for Android and iOS
Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route
Smartphone and headphones
Food and drink

Additional Information

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

This product can not be cancelled, amended or refunded.