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Access Tours Newport

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All you want to know about the history of Newport and more

Ed Brassard, the owner of Access Tours, is an expert on the history and geography of Newport. We... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2014
jack s
Carmel, California
Excellent Option for Wedding Shuttle Vans!

Ed was so helpful with shuttling my guests to and from our wedding. He was very flexible with times... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
Trissa T
Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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Sep 17, 2017
“Excellent Option for Wedding Shuttle Vans!”
Jun 30, 2017
“Learning about Newport”
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Ed was so helpful with shuttling my guests to and from our wedding. He was very flexible with times and worked with me to plan the best way to get so many people down to our ceremony site within a short period of time. He's...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Ed of Access Tours in Newport took all the guesswork out of a Newport visit for three ladies new to the area. He picked us up in Providence, returned us to Providence, and in between provided a fascinating historical overview of Rhode Island from the...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2016

Joey was our guide and we had a wonderful 5 hour tour for 6 adults. We had a very informative drive all around the town of Newport. Then toured the Breakers and Rosecliff which were amazing. The Highlight was the scenic ocean dive where we...More

Thank John B
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

We were in Newport for the day (on a cruise) and joined 8 fellow passengers on a tour of Newport. Our tour guide Ed did a great job showing us homes from the 1600s, 1700s and 1800s, as well as other sites along the coast...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed May 4, 2015

We just hired Access tours for wedding transportation for our guests and the wedding party. Ed Brassard the owner was great in following our directions for timing the pick-ups and then returning all the guests in evening. He worked with us to create the best...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2014

Ed Brassard, the owner of Access Tours, is an expert on the history and geography of Newport. We spent nearly 4 hours on our tour, and he was unbelievably thorough. You get to know who married who, why the building or the mansion was built,...More

1  Thank jack s
Reviewed July 1, 2014

I booked the 15 passanger van for a bachelorette winery tour in June and couldn't have been happier with the service we received. We fit 10 girls in the van with room to spare (15 may have gotten a little crowded though). Ed was very...More

1  Thank Megan C
Reviewed August 19, 2013

Ed Brassard gave us a wonderful tour of Newport. We spent an entire afternoon together and it was wonderful! I highly recommend taking his tour. Especially on your first day there so that you get a feel for the area and where you want to...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed August 10, 2013

We took this tour on Sunday, July 21. Ed picked us up at 1:30 and dropped us off at about 5:001 I wish I had recorded the tour! The info was fantastic. He knows the area so well that it is scary! We went back...More

1  Thank Ron H
Reviewed July 17, 2013

Last Friday evening, our extended family took the Newport tour with Access Newport. It was as promised, a mixture of architecture, history and society talk. Our guide, Ed Brassard, was very knowledgeable and knew the full details of each home that we viewed. Our family...More

1  Thank Bill K
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Dave H
October 2, 2017|
Response from Ed B | Property representative |
We have availability for the morning tour on Oct 10, which starts at app 9:30. We pick up and drop off at accommodations in Newport and nearby Middletown, or pre-arranged locations. Call 401-842-0777 for more info.