Tours a great way to get an overall view of an area – you can see the main attractions, and then plan which ones you think are worth heading back to on your own. Here in Newport, one of the best ways to see the highlights of the city is by taking a Viking Trolley Tour, which depart from the Visitor’s Center – just a short walk from our Newport Inn.
Viking Trolley tours have been giving visitors an inside look at Newport since 1962 They offer three different tours ranging from 1.5 hours to 4 hours. All tours start out with a narrated scenic overview of the area including Ocean Drive and Bellevue Avenue, and you can include a visit to either one or two of the mansion with Tour 2 or 3.
Currently, only Tours 1 and 2 are available and run twice per day, 10:00am and 1:30pm, but starting on June 16th, all three tours will be available. Tour 1 – narrated scenic overview – runs five times per day (10am, 11am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 3pm), Tour 2 – scenic overview plus choice of one mansion, four times a day (10am, 11am, 12:30 and 1:30) and Tour 3 – scenic overview plus choice of two mansions, once per day (12:30pm).