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Newport: Colonial, Gilded Age, America's Cup and More

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Program #21806RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Immerse yourself in more than four centuries of history in Newport, from the Colonial era to the Gilded Age and beyond. Join local experts on walking explorations of this seaside destination’s glorious mansions and glean little-known insights into the city’s character from staff at the Newport Historical Society, Newport Restoration Society, International Yacht Restoration School and Tennis Hall of Fame.


• Picture yourself as a guest of some of history’s wealthiest Americans inside millionaires’ homes like the Breakers and the Elms.
• Meet experts and taste locally made New England wines at a vineyard and farm-fresh produce at a local farm.
• Go inside the Tennis Hall of Fame and be transported back through the centuries on an expert-led discovery of Colonial Newport.

Date Notes
The lodging on this date is at a historic hotel in downtown Newport.6/7/2015
The lodging on this date is at a comfortable hotel in nearby Middletown, Rhode Island.9/20/2015
The lodging on this date is at a comfortable hotel in nearby Middletown, Rhode Island.11/1/2015
The lodging on this date is at a historic hotel in downtown Newport.

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5 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 4 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
4 Field trips


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