Rhode Island, a state in New England, is known for sandy shores and seaside Colonial towns. It is home to several large cities, including Newport, which is famed for sailing and Gilded Age mansions, such as The Breakers. Providence, its capital, is home to Brown University, green Roger Williams Park, landscaped Waterplace Park and Riverwalk, with the famed WaterFire art installation.
Newport: Rhode Island’s Spectacular City by the Sea
Take a trip to one of America’s most special places! Take in breathtaking views at the third-oldest lighthouse in America, stroll down cobblestone streets that George Washington and Ben Franklin walked on, see the stunning homes of the Vanderbilts, Eisenhowers, and Kennedys, and so much more! Filled with interesting stories and fantastic sights, and with free time for lunch and personal exploration included, there is no better way to experience the city by the sea!
Newport Narrated Trolley Tours
Since 1962, Viking Tours has been showing visitors to Newport the amazing history of our city. Travel from the Modern Age to the Gilded Age during one of Viking’s specialty tours. Viking Tours gives you an insider’s look into Newport aboard old-fashioned trolleys and modern motorcoaches.
Highlights of Providence
Join this fantastic introduction to Rhode Island’s capital city! On this traveling bus tour your engaging guide will acquaint you with the great neighborhoods, people, and sights of the city! This tour is ideal for someone who would like to get a lay of the land, and learn the places you may want to go back and explore on your own!
Roger Williams Park and Zoo
Enjoy a fun-filled day at Rhode Island’s #1 attraction, the Roger Williams Park and Zoo! On this tour, you will enjoy a delightful experience at the top zoo in New England, take a charming and informative duck boat tour on the park’s beautiful lakes, visit the largest public indoor display gardens in New England, and more! Come and discover one of the finest urban parks in America!
Spend a gorgeous day at Block Island that the Nature Conservancy calls one of the last great places in the Western Hemisphere. Located thirteen miles out in the Atlantic Ocean, with beautiful lighthouses, serene walking trails, stunning bluffs, and spectacular beaches, Block Island is truly a national treasure. You will love the natural splendor that has brought four United States presidents here. Once you arrive, you will be given a guided bus tour which will show you all the special places on the island, and then you will have the rest of the day to go off, explore, and relax on your own.
Massachusetts is a New England state known for its significant Colonial history. In Boston, its capital, the Freedom Trail is a walking route of sites related to the American Revolution. The city is home to the Museum of Fine Arts and other world-class institutions. Its Red Sox baseball team plays at Fenway Park, and the Public Garden is known for its swan boats.
Popular Boston Tours
Hop into a duck boat — a renovated World War II amphibious vehicle — for a fun tour of Boston. Cruise by all the places that make Boston the birthplace of freedom and a city of firsts and splash into the Charles River for breathtaking views of Boston.
Boston's Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour
Dozens of historic Boston attractions and structures have been preserved and maintained so that visitors can experience both colonial and contemporary Boston. Hop aboard one of Old Town trolleys to experience Transportainment, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment to see the best of Boston!
New England Aquarium whale watch
Want to see where New England Aquarium keeps its big animals? New England Aquarium partners with Boston Harbor Cruises to give visitors front row seats to view the ocean’s most fascinating and magnificent animals.
Boston Harbor Cruises
Explore the captivating city of Boston by taking one of the cruises of Boston Harbor Cruises. The sightseeing cruises are not only fun, but you’ll learn a few things too.