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Newport, RI: Cliff Walk Shore Excursion Self Walking Tour

Activity provider: Action Tour Guide

Newport, RI: Cliff Walk Shore Excursion Self Walking Tour

Activity provider: Action Tour Guide

From US$ 6.99 per person

Explore Newport’s famous Cliff Walk in a combined scavenger hunt and tour. Walk alongside the ocean and admire Gilded Age mansions while learning about the lavish lives of the people who built them.

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Duration 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Newport's Cliff Walk on a smartphone tour and scavenger hunt
  • Take a walk along seaside cliffs lined with extravagant mansions
  • Watch America’s Gilded Age come alive as you learn about famous families
  • Visit iconic landmarks like Marble House, Rosecliff, and the Breakers
  • Benefit from a tour developed local guides and curated by creative writers
Full description

Download this activity to your smartphone and make the most of Newport’s Cliff Walk. Follow clues and learn all about the area's history while walking along the scenic route.

Start by the Forty Steps landmark, once a gathering place for the servants who worked in Newport’s mansions. Head to the Overlook for views of the Atlantic, or admire Easton's Beach. Witness Ochre Court, the Vinland Estate, and The Breakers, the most famous and largest mansion on the tour. Learn about families like the Vanderbilts and see Anglesea, designed so the ocean is visible from every side.

Encounter Rosecliff, Beechwood, the Marble House, and more. Pause at the Chinese Tea House, Rough Point, and Land’s End. End your tour at The Waves, and the private stretch of sand at Bailey’s Beach.

Includes
  • Mission: Join us to explore the world and its stories. Let us start with this area.
  • Discover at your own pace using a mobile app.
  • An audio guide, map, and tour book - all in one app on your phone.
  • A link to download the Action Tour Guide app. Password for your tours.
  • Easy to use - auto-play based on your GPS location. Hands-free.
  • Live Offline GPS map- works without a cell signal. Gives stop-by-stop directions.
  • All-day support line: Call, Chat, or Email.
  • Don’t miss a thing: Full itinerary, travel tips, and professionally narrated audio.
  • Visit key & hidden points. Enrich your experience with historical images/videos/text.
  • Start when there is less crowd, stop to take pictures, break for hikes, or go for lunch.
  • Valid for life - Listen to it before, during, and after the tour. Use it on multiple days.
  • Transportation, parking fee, food/drinks.
  • National Park/attraction passes, entry tickets, or reservations.

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Meeting point

This self-guided experience begins at Easton's Beach in Newport, Rhode Island. Download the app and tour by following the steps in the email from the local partner. These steps require good data or wi-fi. After downloading, simply follow the audio instructions and the route.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone

Know before you go

  • This tour is a self-guided mobile app with a map, audio stories, and a guide.
  • Buy one tour per couple. Use a phone speaker or share the headsets.
  • The app offers a full itinerary, tips, professional audio stories, scripts, images, videos, deep dives, hidden gems, hikes, and offline directions.
  • Flexible Schedule: Use it on any day and at any time- over multiple days.
  • Use it on your next trip here. This tour never expires.
  • Go at your own pace.
  • It auto starts based on you reaching the starting point GPS.
  • All stories play based on your GPS location. Requires no buttons to press.
  • Get HELP by calling, chatting, or emailing - all day long.
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July 4, 2022

Product ID: 412997