Enjoy a narrated drive through colonial Newport featuring the spectacular coastline along 10-mile Ocean Drive, as well as a guided cruise of Newport's picturesque and historic harbor onboard a classic wooden motor vessel. Your narrated drive along the 10-mile Ocean Drive offers spectacular views of Newport's rugged southern coastline as well as a promenade down famed Bellevue Avenue to view fabulous summer cottages of the rich, past and present. Drive through the town's colonial section, Trinity Church and Redwood Library. You'll also pass the Gothic-influenced Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, where Jacqueline Bouvier wed Senator John F. Kennedy in 1953. Then, you’ll transfer from your coach for a scenic harbor cruise to experience the spirit and feeling of the Vanderbilt lifestyle aboard a beautifully restored classic wooden vessel. During your relaxing 1 1/4-hour harbor tour you’ll learn all about Newport. As you ply the calm waters of this picturesque and historic harbor your guide points out the major landmarks close to the shoreline of The City by the Sea.
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Note: Tour may operate in reverse order. Dress in layers as the weather conditions can change rapidly on the water. There is minimal walking from the bus to the boat on sidewalk, wooden dock and loose stone walkway and two steps to gain access to the vessel.
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Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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