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Day tours

Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Morning Mimosa or Day-Time Narrated Sightseeing Cruise from Newport

Starting at$28

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Newport Gilded Age Mansions Trolley Tour with Breakers Admission

Starting at$47

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Newport Mansions Trolley Tour

Starting at$27

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Newport Neighborhood Food Tour

Starting at$74

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Newport Trolley Tour with Breakers - Viking Tours

Starting at$45

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Art & Culture

Newport Trolley Tour - Viking Scenic Overview

Starting at$25

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Newport Viking Trolley Tour with Breakers & Marble House Admission

Starting at$59

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Narrated Boat Tours

Starting at$34

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Recent stories

Beaches

The 6 best beaches in Rhode Island 

8 min readPublished Apr 12, 2021

Rhode Island has remained relatively out of the limelight, with many visitors often choosing the classic shores of the Cape or the glitzier sands of the Hamptons for their beach vacations instead.

This is a beach in Watch Hill, Westerly, RI
Adventure travel

The top 7 places to dive with sharks

8 min readPublished Aug 6, 2020

Sharks are absolutely crucial when it comes to having a healthy ocean environment. Here's where to see them in their natural habitat.

Help conservation efforts while getting up close and personal with the toothiest of ocean-dwellers
Food and drink

Best vegan restaurants in Providence, Rhode Island

4 min readPublished Oct 7, 2019

Providence, Rhode Island, is earning its place on the map of vegan-friendly cities in the US. Here are the seven best vegan restaurants in the city.

You'll be fully loaded after a plate of the vegan nachos at Garden Grille © Lola Méndez / Lonely Planet
Food and drink

Historic taverns of the Eastern US: A toast to the past

4 min readPublished Jul 2, 2019

‘George Washington slept here’ is a plaque proudly nailed to the walls of a select group of early American guesthouses, but where did the first President…

A white building with a long collonade held up by white bosts, the Griswold Inn is marked by an oval sign with an eagle on it and an American Flag flying above
Beaches

Hidden Rhode Island: secrets of the Ocean State

6 min readPublished Jul 17, 2018

An easy weekend trip from New York City and Boston, Rhode Island is best known for its state capital, Providence, and the opulent Gilded Age mansions that…

Long shot of a lone surfer carrying a board above their head on a rocky Rhode Island beach, with waves in the background © Anna Saxon / Lonely Planet