Newport Tour & Guide specializes in private driving tours of Newport, Rhode Island.

Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or with thirty-five friends, Newport Tour & Guide offers an experience that is both relaxing and informative, providing a rare insight into this historic City by the Sea. Our guides are all local, well trained, and have a prodigious knowledge of Newport history.

Our private tours include over a dozen opportunities to stop and visit historical sites, not just drive by. Our special license allows us unlimited versatility in both our tours and routes, and we can stop at a moment’s notice for photography, culinary delights, rest stops, or shopping, wherever and whenever our clients wish. If there’s some place you want to spend more time, it’s your tour, and your choice. Private tours start at $395.

Our Tours

Choose from one of our suggested tours or customize your own.

Cliff Walk Tour - 3 hours

On this tour, we’ll take you from Newport’s successful colonial days to the turn of the 20th century when Newport reigned supreme as the queen of American resorts. We’ll spend about forty minutes walking along Newport’s famed “Cliff Walk” where you’ll be able to see the back of many of the Newport mansions on one side, and the Atlantic ocean on the other. After your walk we’ll tour one of these magnificent homes then continue along the avenue and out onto Ocean Drive. Includes admission to your choice of The Breakers, Marble House, Rosecliff, Chateau Sur Mer or The Elms.

Queen of Resorts Tour - 3 hours

Newport was the summering place for America’s wealthiest and most influential families, all of whom brought their talent, time, treasures, and thirst for the fine arts. Once known as the Queen of Resorts, Newport has the densest collection of grand homes in America, designed by the greatest architects of the time. On this tour, we will take a drive along our famous Ocean Drive, see Bellevue Avenue and share Newport’s history, with an emphasis on the interesting stories of these “summer cottages” and the families who owned them. Includes admission to your choice of The Breakers, Marble House, Kingscote, Rosecliff, Chateau Sur Mer, The Elms, or Chepstow.

Colonial Newport Tour - 3 hours

Newport, the most historically intact city in America, boasts the largest number of pre-revolution buildings. Sit back and let us take you through the neighborhoods of what was once one of early America’s richest and most successful colonies. This tour introduces you to the significant sites where our history was made. Includes admission/donation to your choice of the Redwood Library & Trinity Church or Touro Synagogue.

Custom Tour - 2-8 hours

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All of our late–model vehicles are impeccably maintained and driven by highly qualified professionals

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