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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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2 ratings1 reviews
September 8, 2014
This was an excellent tour. Highly recommended for history buffs!
18 ratings11 reviews
October 29, 2013
Excellent guide and tailored to our interest and level of familiarity with the subject. Very informative and worthwhile.
11 ratings6 reviews
October 28, 2013
Wonderful tour
7 ratings7 reviews
October 24, 2013
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 :)
33 ratings14 reviews
October 24, 2013
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.
5 ratings2 reviews
October 7, 2013
Lou was an excellent tour guide!
2 ratings1 reviews
October 2, 2013
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.
5 ratings4 reviews
September 6, 2013
The guide was very knowlegable
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About This Deal

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.

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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.