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Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission

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Explore Newport on a trolley tour for an overview of Newport’s key areas, from the grand mansions along Bellevue Avenue to Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive, where you get sweeping views across Narragansett Bay. Learn the area’s history on the trolley tour, which includes a tour of The Breakers, a Vanderbilt mansion that’s among the most spectacular of Newport’s historic homes.
$43.50 per adult
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hessenthaler2 wrote a review Oct 19
Rhode Island27 contributions7 helpful votes
Very good tour however we took this tour after touring the Breakers. The Breakers set the bar very high.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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BeeNh wrote a review Oct 18
NH16 contributions3 helpful votes
The Servants Tour is a must see when visiting The Elms! The “cottage” is spectacular and the grounds are beautiful but the Servants tour was amazing! Our guide Owen was fantastic and so knowledgeable and personable!! Everyone was so pleasant!!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Casey C wrote a review Oct 17
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We visited the elms and topiary gardens in the same day. The self guided audio tour is about 45 minutes, though there's lots more information if you want to spend more time in a particular room. We came on a drizzly Friday afternoon and had the place mostly to ourselves!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Leonard K wrote a review Oct 7
Wayne, New Jersey180 contributions61 helpful votes
Magnificent decor. Architecture is breath taking. When you have a lot of money, spend it wisely. These people did and you can appreciate the beauty of it all. Many details stand out as you enter each room.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Elizabeth S wrote a review Oct 5
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Amazing! Our guide was wonderful and it was such fun seeing how a house was run during that time period. It was not only about the "help" but all the mechanics such as heat, water etc. as well.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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