Cleaning and safety practices
Self-Guided tour that is a guide, map, and GPS in one!
Tour at your own pace: total flexibility & independence
In-depth and engaging stories with a great narrator
Stories automatically play as you approach
Comprehensive tour that covers everything!
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Unique password for tour
Food and Drinks.
Admission to paid attractions
Know Before You Book
Totally flexible! No crowded groups or scheduled tour timings.
Auto-play: Each point of interest along the tour has a narrated storey, directions, and helpful images. As you approach an attraction, it’s storey will automatically pop up and start playing.
Great stories! Engaging, rich, and entertaining stories about each stop. Our award-winning narrator is fun, easy to understand, and gets compliments all the time!
Save! Don’t pay for each person or give “voluntary” tips.
Award-winning app: this app-based tour is created using a platform that won the famous “Laurel Award” from the Newport Mansions.
Unique password: Once you book, we’ll email you the app link and a unique password. Simply download the app, enter the password, and get started!
What you can expect
Explore Newport, RI with a scenic self-guided driving tour! See everything this seaside town has to offer at your own pace. Start at the Visitor Centre and drive down Bellevue Avenue, the “most beautiful avenue in the world”. See and learn about the gorgeous Gilded Age Mansions along the way - including The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Chataeu-sur-mer, and more. Continue along Ocean Drive, which features breathtaking vistas, celebrity homes, and historic sites.
This self-guided tour allows you to explore beautiful Newport with maximum flexibility and value. Simply download our app and enter your unique password. Then we’ll guide you all around town, making sure you see everything this wonderful city has to offer!
Here's how it works: Within 60 min, we'll send you 2 things: an app link and a unique password. Download the app onto your phone and enter the password. Then download the tour inside. While touring, keep your WiFi turned on (even though it won’t be connected) and the app in the foreground. Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience.
This tour doesn’t include entrance to attractions along the route. Check COVID guidelines and opening hours before your visit.
Changing travel date!
No worries! Your tour is available anytime from the moment you book.
Key Stops for Newport RI Driving Tour:
- Newport’s Architects
- Int’l Tennis Hall of Fame
- Audrain Auto Museum
- Edward King House
- Bellevue House
- Isaac Bell House
- Snug Harbour
- The Elms
- Belmont Statue
- Ochre Court
- Vinland Estate
- The Breakers
- Hidden Mansions
- National Museum of American Illustration
- Frederick Law Olmsted
- Marble House
- Beaulieu House
- Belcourt Castle
- Rough Point
- Ocean Drive
- Gooseberry Beach
- Seafair & Green Bridge Area
- Yachting in the Gilded Age
- Brenton Point State Park
- Castle Hill Inn & Lighthouse
- OceanCliff & Newport Country Club
- Hammersmith Farm
- Fort Adams
- Beacon Rock
- Harbour Court
- Ida Lewis Rock
- Rochambeau Monument
Cleaning and safety practices
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Temperature checks given to staff
- Masks required