Private Day Trip From Boston to the Newport Mansions

From
USD1,13200

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration10 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Your private tour starts with morning pickup at your Boston hotel, followed by a 1.5-hour drive south to Rhode Island, the smallest state in the United States.
Your private driver chauffeurs your group in your choice of vehicle, from standard sedan to luxury Rolls Royce Ghost. The Preservation Society of Newport County features eleven historic properties, with architecture and furnishings that span from the Colonial era to the Gilded Age.
You can purchase tickets to tour the interior of any of the mansions. The Breakers and Marble House are two of the grandest mansions — both were once summer 'cottages' for the Vanderbilt family. Other fine homes include The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, Chepstow, and Kingscote. Your are free to walk around the gardens of the mansions and to stroll along the Cliff Walk — a walking path that skirts between the mansions and the Atlantic Ocean.
Newport offers a variety of excellent options for both casual and fine dining, and shopping. At the end of your visit, your driver returns you to your Boston hotel.

Highlights

Private full-day tour to Newport, from Boston
Relax in a private vehicle while the professional driver handles the roads, parking and traffic
Visit the Newport Mansions (own expense)
Take a seaside stroll along the Cliff Walk
Check out the shopping, restaurants, and beaches in Newport

Itinerary

Enjoy a day away from Boston with this private, full day trip to nearby Newport. Your private driver will chauffeur your group out of the city and south toward Rhode Island in your choice of vehicle. Leave the transportation to the professionals so you can enjoy an entire day of fun! 
Start your morning with pickup at your hotel or local Boston accommodations at 10am, and make your way out of the city. Drive roughly 70 miles or 1.5-hours until you arrive at the southern tip of the United States' smallest state. As you approach the historic district of the Newport mansions, you'll gaze in wonder at the vast size and beauty of these celebrated homes. The area is home to 11 historic properties and landscapes; 7 are now considered landmarks. The mansions' style and architecture span from the Colonial era to the Gilded Age, and uniquely represent America's social development. 
The day trip is yours to fill with the mansions that you'd most like to visit. Explore the Breakers and Marble House, two of Newport's grandest mansions and 19th century summer homes of the affluent Vanderbilt family, for truly lavish design. Walk to the French-inspired Elms and Rosecliff or visit the Victorian style Chateau-sur-Mer. Less ornate and extravagant in design, the neighborhood is also home to the Colonial era Isaac Bell House and Hunter House. Visit the Italian-villa style Chepstow or Gothic Revival style Kingscote for additional insight into America's historic architectural styles. 
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.
While interior tours of the mansions come at an additional cost not included in your day trip, you are free to purchase tour tickets at any of the mansions. Opt for an audio tour and a single mansion entrance, a combination entrance to multiple mansions, or servant life tour. Alternately, enjoy a free walk around the exterior of the mansions, meandering through the well-kept grounds and enjoying the sweeping views many of them provide. Stroll the beloved Cliff Walk which runs behind the beautiful mansions and along the ocean below. After a full day of experiencing the indoor and outdoor beauty of the Newport mansions, grounds, Cliff Walk, and surrounding area, your driver will escort you back to your Boston hotel or accommodations.

Inclusions

Private day trip

Exclusions

Mansion entrance fees
Mansion tour fees
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Must advise hotel or pickup location at checkout
  • Priced per vehicle
  • Please provide cellphone number when booking

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.