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 Center 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, Château-sur-mer, and more. Continue along Ocean Drive, which features breathtaking vistas, celebrity homes, and historic sites.
Discover Newport Visitor Center, 23 America's Cup Ave, Newport, RI 02840
Scenic Newport, RI Self-Guided Driving Tour
2 - 3 hours
Stop 1 : Welcome
Stop 2 : The Gilded Age
An excellent audio tour
We really enjoyed the driving tour. It was February when we did it, so there wasn't a lot of traffic, and not a problem at all if we wanted to slow down or pull over for a bit. It's how we started our visit to Newport and it gave us a good overview.
Great Commentary for a tour of Newport
Took a little to get used to, but the GPS knows right where you are and starts the talk appropriately.
Turns are announced as IMMEDIATE, Would have preferred a little prep for the driver (but my car navigator could have been better)...
Would use this in other cities too!
I just loved the app. It was everything described. I even drove faster than 20 miles per hour and it worked just find. Totally would recommend this for anyone who want to take a self paced tour. I really learned my way around using the app.
Really nice option for an interesting and educational tour of Newport! Very reasonable and flexible to go at your our pace.
First time user. Well worth it!
I really enjoy this tour and learned about sites and homes that would have otherwise been missed. The detail is good and allows you to learn more at your own pace. I saw the only con as the need to drive very slow and pull over often which may not always be easy. The highlight was learning about the “drunk monkey”. LOL. This was well done and I plan to use it in other tourist spots.
Great informative tour
When we first got to Newport, Rhode Island, we wanted to take an overall tour and didn’t feel like taking one with a lot of people. This tour was great; you could do it at your convenience. I recommend this to tour to anyone who is in Newport.