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Address: Newport Visitor & Information Center, 23 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: (401) 847-6921
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Jim was amazing! We picked up the bus at the visitors center and took a 3 hour bus tour of the mansions with a 1 hour stop off to see the Breakers. You could choose which mansion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Jim was amazing! We picked up the bus at the visitors center and took a 3 hour bus tour of the mansions with a 1 hour stop off to see the Breakers. You could choose which mansion or mansions you wanted to see. Very informative and it was enough info/time on board, as we had our 11 year old grandson... More 

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Westport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Wow. Our tour guide Mike was fabulous. Mike was very detailed in his narration of Newport history. He allowed time to take photo's of the many properties and sites along the tour. I must add a family was not pleased with the confusion of the tour they purchased, Mike tried to accomadate the family best he could and was very... More 

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Long Island
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We really enjoyed our tour. Our guide was from Brooklyn, NY. He was great a very informative. Also a very cautious driver. We also included the tour of The Breakers. Very enjoyable.

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Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I decided after many decades of going to Newport to take a tour - I took the $25.00 Historical tour by Viking Tours and it was awesome! I loved the tour guide and the information he gave us - it was 1.5 hours and I would have stayed on that kind of tour for 3-4 hours! I even went back... More 

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New York City, New York
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26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

While at a conference, I purchased ticket for my kids to take at tour of Rhode Island with the Viking Tours on their trolley. Once the kids returned they couldn't stop raving about how much they learned and the great time they had. Next visit, I will be joining them!

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eastampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I didn't realize there was so much history in Newport. The driver/tour guide was so informative and funny. He was a great driver, which is important when you're riding with someone for an hour and a half. Make sure you bring money for a tip. There is a basket in the front of the trolley. It was well deserved! I... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had driven the route, but decided to take the tour to learn more about the area and were not disappointed. She was friendly, funny and informative. Suggest you consider your first day.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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164 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Lucked out that additional tour times had been added because of our cruise ship arrival. Anne was an excellent guide, gave us lots of historical details about we were seeing. After 1 1/2 hours though one could get tired of all the details. Note this is an old trolley, with small decorated windows which may interfere with picture taking. Also... More 

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Very interesting. Our tour driver was great and very knowledgeable about the city. Well worth the money.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We road this trolley around Newport as the driver gave a description of the major sites as we passed them. These included things like the church where Jackie O and Jack Kennedy were married, the fort, Eisenhower's place, various mansions (old and new), ..... For an additional fee, you could also tour one of the gilded age museums - we... More 

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