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Newport Visitors Information Center

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Address: 23 America's Cup Ave., Newport, RI
Phone Number: +1 800-326-6030
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Make the Newport Visitor Information Center your first stop for all of your...

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.

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Arrived on 11/25/16 for a Historic Tour ( Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour) which I booked back in August.. The tour company Historic Tours cancelled the tour. They never informed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Melbourne, Florida
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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived on 11/25/16 for a Historic Tour ( Ocean Drive Sightseeing Tour) which I booked back in August.. The tour company Historic Tours cancelled the tour. They never informed me..they could have called, emailed or texted me...NOTHING!! The woman who sells the tickets, saved the day..by giving us a CD ..a self guided tour of Ocean Drive. You pop it... More 

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was very helpful and courteous. Their advice ended up with a quite successful mansion tour package which saved us considerable monies. Give them a try. You won't be sorry.

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Shoreline, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited twice, since you can book excursions from the Center. We talked to several hosts who were very knowledgable and were able to help us plan our excursions to the mansions prior to purchasing them.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Newport for a day or so, consider a Walking Tour of this quaint beautiful city, including Historic Hill with the colonial houses. The Harborfront Marriott has impressive lobby and atrium worth seeing. Take a shore drive to the great famous mansions in the Breakers …. The local bus only goes as far as the first one,... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly free help on tours, restaurants and pubs. Good maps and a lot of the tours take off from here. Free parking for 30 minutes.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I came here on the recommendation of online reviews to purchase tickets for a trolley tour from Viking. Everyone in the center were personable and service-oriented, making the process easy. There was a bit of a wait as there were many people needing help.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went into the Visitors Centre when we arrived in Newport. They were extremely helpful in guiding us in what we should see and provided us with maps and history. I would suggest starting your visit to Newport here.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A good place to start for those that have not been to Newport before. There is so much to see you should make a plan and it can start here.

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ELLEN C, Manager at Newport Visitors Information Center, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us. Our staff does their best to make your visit to Newport a memorable one. More 

Oak Lawn, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped in to see what was available to see nearby. Very informative staff. Helped us to plan our afternoon activities.

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Thank you for the great review!! More 

Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Location was great since we were at the Hyatt. We went there twice and they were very helpful. It was also a nice stop with air conditioning!!

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