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Newport Visitors Information Center

23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
+1 800-326-6030
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Newport Viking Trolley Tour with The Breakers and Marble House Admission
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Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your maps, materials, tickets and tour needs. Information specialists are available with complimentary maps and brochures on local events, attractions, lodging, shopping and dining.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tour tickets” (10 reviews)
“clean restrooms” (12 reviews)
“bus terminal” (5 reviews)
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23 Americas Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840-3032
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+1 800-326-6030
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"tour tickets"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this was our first visit to Connecticut and the visitors center was a good place to start. The area around the visitors center is imminently walkable.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This area is spectacular.. full of beauty and history. I loved it and will come back when I have more time

Thank MarySEverett_Wa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We loved the staff at the visitor center and the restrooms were greatly appreciated. However, our experience with the trolley driver (route 67, 06/16/18, 3pm) was absolutely unacceptable. Very rude and impatient with all customers. Declined helping identifying bus stops and/or route, short tempered, would...More

Thank Mackenzie M
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent place to start your exploration of Newport. The staff are friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable about the area. There are many different trolleys/buses that can get you where you need to go as well as mulitple trolley tours that will take you around and...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked here to get general info. The workers there are knowledgeable, friendly and passionate about Newport. We got the info we needed and much more. She took an interest in what we wanted to do. If you are new to the area, stop and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While waiting for my tour to start I went inside the Visitor's Center and the young man working the desk helped me with a map, with finding the hotel address and then showing it to me on the map and in advising where I could...More

Thank J C
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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking time to write a review. I am pleased to hear your visit was enjoyable.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff at the Visitors Center is extremely knowledgeable and helpful! Great resource conveniently located.

Thank BettyBeach2013
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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Our staff does their best to make the Newport Experience a pleasant one. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went into Newport without any plans or not even knowing what was going on and Bailey at tickets (we found out later she is the manager, all smiles) was a gem. Not only did she go above and beyond but found us a room to...More

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to hear! Please to hear your experience in Newport was a success.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

My wife and I spent three days in Newport in mid-May before the summer rush began. First of all, what a wonderful community this is. Our first stop was at the Newport Visitors Information Center, thank heaven. We had preconceived notions about what we planned...More

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to review us. Our staff is great in helping guests plan their visit to Newport to be a pleasant one.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Once we got here we were really confused about why this was a top place to visit in the area according to Trip Advisor. It is really just a giant bus terminal and space for renting cars or buying tickets to local activities. We already...More

1  Thank Stephanie M
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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your input is very important.

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mlrydings
19 July 2017|
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Response from iluv2travl | Reviewed this property |
I would park by the mansions for that tour as it does involve lots of walking --just doing the tour. You only have 1 day and have two big things planned....if you only want to see the Breakers then no problem but the other... More
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22 April 2017|
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Response from ladyomaha | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will both be open and it id a great time of year to visit. Wonderful weather. Enjoy!
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23 September 2016|
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Response from LEIGH-ANN52 | Reviewed this property |
That should be a much slower time of year to visit. If you join the preservation society you can get a pass to visit all the mansion for $75.00 for 2 people. One mansion can cost $26.00 so quite a bargain. Recommend you... More
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