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$12 for a Golden to Gilded or Discover Colonial Newport Tour for Two from Newport History Tours ($24 Value)

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Walking tours explore the history of colonial Newport and Newport during the Golden Age

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Kathy
2 ratings1 reviews
February 14, 2018
This was an excellent tour. Highly recommended for history buffs!
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JeffreyTOP REVIEWER
18 ratings11 reviews
February 15, 2018
Excellent guide and tailored to our interest and level of familiarity with the subject. Very informative and worthwhile.
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JoeTOP REVIEWER
11 ratings6 reviews
February 15, 2018
Wonderful tour
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SusanTOP REVIEWER
7 ratings7 reviews
February 15, 2018
Our guide was very interesting and informative. We learned some interesting history about a place we love to visit. I probably wouldn't have thought to do this without being prompted by the Groupon. We plan to do the Gilded Age Tour - wonder if they'll be another Groupon :)
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TrinaTOP REVIEWER
33 ratings14 reviews
February 15, 2018
I wish the tour, Golden to Gilded, has focused more on historic events of the time and less on the architecture of the areas we visited.
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Erika
5 ratings2 reviews
February 15, 2018
Lou was an excellent tour guide!
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Patricia
2 ratings1 reviews
February 15, 2018
The tour was informative, interesting, and extremely enjoyable. I will recommend it to friends and family and will post about it on my blog. Wished it had been longer...plan on taking some of their other walking tours.
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Denise
5 ratings4 reviews
February 14, 2018
The guide was very knowlegable
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What You'll Get

To be considered a historical landmark, buildings must be at least 50 years old and contain at least one Founding Father's skeleton. Feel history in your bones with this Groupon.

$12 for a Golden to Gilded or Discover Colonial Newport Tour ($24 Value)

The Discover Colonial Newport tour involves stories of entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. Alternatively, the Golden to Gilded tour follows the city’s transformation from the colonial Golden Age to the Gilded Age summer colony. To see a tour schedule, click here.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 31, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservations required, tours depart weather permitting. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Newport History Tours

When the Newport Historical Society and the Newport Restoration Foundation joined forces, the result was Newport History Tours. Founded to celebrate the region’s rich and vibrant history, Newport History Tours designed more than a dozen tours that explore the city’s landmarks, historic sites, and more than 300 pre-Revolutionary War–era buildings. The tours touch on just about every aspect of the city’s past, with themes that range from the colonial era and Golden Age to prohibition smuggling, historical criminals, and lantern-lit holiday strolls.

Newport History Tours

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