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Historic Tours of Newport

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Founded in 2007, Historic Tours of Newport is a service oriented company offering comprehensive tours (both public and private) of Newport and Newport’s mansions, showcasing their individuality and uniqueness.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
850 Aquidneck Ave, Suite 8, Newport, RI 02842
+1 401-855-1942
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good tour, informative and funny. Did mansion as well and seemed to be rushed for time. Told at pick up that we did not have to rush as pick up was later then we were given on drop off. Overall a good tour. Good value...More

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was wonderful. Insightful and informative. The Breakers was amazing. The tour was well organized Enjoyed the lawn and ocean views on a beautiful sunny day!

Thank nitafrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice tour and informative information. Made importance stops along the way. Stopped to get a better view of Hammersmith. Took us back to the Eisenhower House. Previous tours did not do this.

Thank Muff2323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time and a great guide; however, I do wish that there were more stops along the tour so that you could get our and view the mansions from the sidewalk/driveways. I realize that time is probably the reason why its not...More

Thank Marie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The driver was friendly and knowledgeable. She dropped us off at the mansion we chose to tour and the van that picked us up was on time. We were able to spend an over an hour touring the mansion. Well organized.

Thank mess0re
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting and eye opening on how truly rich people lived! the breakers is absolutely awesome and a must see also rosecliff was beautiful

Thank Harold S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour around Newport and made two stops at the mansions. We called to check the location and talked top the owner who told were to park for free. Our driver/tour guides very knowledge. Pickup at each location right on time, a class...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We did the 3 hour tour that included a drive around Newport and One Mansion the Breakers. Since the AC was not working in the Trolley we went in a van with 9 people total. Was very comfortable and my mom who had a walker...More

Thank Paula Z
SPG5, Manager at Historic Tours of Newport, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thank you Paula! We are grateful for your lovely review..we take pride in our work. Historic Tours is committed towards giving our guests a lively, Fun and Informative tour. We have our trolley back AC working impeccably..come and enjoy Historic Tours of Newport!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

I selected this tour company for a tour of the mansions. We met at the Tourist Center to board our trolley bus. The seats are hard wood and not comfortable. But the biggest problem was that it was over 90 degrees and, not only was...More

2  Thank Bphman
SPG5, Manager at Historic Tours of Newport, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Good day! Bphman, Thank you for this review and your patience with Historic Tours of Newport. I am glad that you had a good tour despite the discomfort. We have rectified climate control and rest assured that guests will enjoy our wonderful tour guides and...More

Reviewed March 21, 2018

It started off bad and did not improve...They offered 1 tour the day we went, at 12, we were told to arrive at 11:50AM. It was cold and windy outside, the trolley arrived at 12:25 PM. Not one apology to the handful of people standing...More

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SPG5, Owner at Historic Tours of Newport, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2018

Ms.Judy Ann, How are you doing today. Thank you for your review. Historic Tours of NewportLLC has been in business for ten years now and we have consistently conducted tours safely and have produced many happy customers, whom have become repeat customers now! However, I...More

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November 15, 2017|
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Response from Peter R | Reviewed this property |
The trolley tour is extremely good, if you book via their website you can also select the mansions you want to visit. The trolley tour ends at the first mansion you visit, and after your visits you are then picked up by... More