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Yuletide Finery in Newport, RI - by Lenzner Tours

Yuletide Finery in Newport, RI - by Lenzner Tours

The “From Only” and “From Price” reflects the lowest price for this tour, which is a triple rate. “Christmas in Newport” began as a two-week festival that celebrated the noncommercial traditions of the holiday season. It is now in its 50th year. Only clear bulbs illuminate the scenic harbor and wharves and the Victorian splendor of Bellevue Avenue. The lights are meant to simulate candlelight and recapture the candlelit holidays of bygone days. Photo Courtesy of Discover Newport.

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The “From Only” and “From Price” reflects the lowest price for this tour, which is a triple rate. “Christmas in Newport” began as a two-week festival that celebrated the noncommercial traditions of the holiday season. It is now in its 50th year. Only clear bulbs illuminate the scenic harbor and wharves and the Victorian splendor of Bellevue Avenue. The lights are meant to simulate candlelight and recapture the candlelit holidays of bygone days. Photo Courtesy of Discover Newport.

  • Services provided by Lenzner Tours
  • Standard Brochure Per Person Rates:

       $1,178.00 double occupancy     $1,079.00 triple occupancy

       NO QUADS                              $1,445.00 single occupancy

  • Newport, RI

  • Christmas in Newport

  • Driving Tour of Newport

       Ten-Mile Ocean Drive

       Mansions along Bellevue Avenue

  • Marble House Mansion

  • Re-Creation of a Newport Cotillion

  • Elms Mansion

  • Newport Playhouse Holiday Show

  • Breakers Mansion

  • Audrain Automobile Museum

  • Please Note: Tours are subject to current COVID-19 regulations

       Days of Touring and/or order of attractions subject to change

       Substitution of equal value if necessary


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Day 1

Celebrate Christmas in Rhode Island at the elegant, Gilded Age Mansions of Newport. Travel and overnight in Connecticut.

Day 2

“Christmas in Newport” began as a two-week festival that celebrated the noncommercial traditions of the holiday season. It is now in its 50th year. Only clear bulbs illuminate the scenic harbor and wharves and the Victorian splendor of Bellevue Avenue. The lights are meant to simulate candlelight and recapture the candlelit holidays of bygone days.

Free time for lunch on your own on the harbor front. After lunch meet your local guide for a driving tour. Enjoy the charm of Newport’s historic buildings and restored homes on this narrated tour covering over 150 points of interest. Take in the rugged beauty of Ten-Mile Ocean Drive and the fabulous mansions along tree-lined Bellevue Avenue.

Tour Marble House, built between 1888 and 1892 for Mr. and Mrs. William K. Vanderbilt. It was their summer house. Marble House was a social and architectural landmark that set the pace for Newport's subsequent transformation from a quiet summer colony of wooden houses to the legendary resort of opulent stone palaces. Fireplace mantels on the second floor of Marble House will be decorated by regional garden clubs in a friendly competition.

Following dinner enjoy a re-creation of a Newport Cotillion. Music will be provided by a local musician as you enjoy dancing a waltz and then learn easy-to-follow steps for a contra dance. Hotel for the next two nights in Middletown, RI.

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Day 3

Marble House and The Elms --two National Historic Landmarks and icons of the Gilded Age in America--are filled with thousands of poinsettias, fresh flowers, evergreens and wreaths. A total of 28 decorated Christmas trees reflecting individual room decor anchor many of the magnificent spaces. Dining tables set with period silver and china complete the elegant setting. The windows of each mansion are lit with individual white candles, in keeping with the colonial tradition.

Tour the Elms. The Elms was the summer residence of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York. The glitter of gold and the sparkle of silver will dazzle you as you tour The Elms magnificent mansion decked out in Yuletide finery. Thousands of poinsettias, spectacular evergreens, fragrant trees, decorated wreaths, fresh flowers and 19th century style ornaments turn The Elms and its grounds into a Christmas wonderland.

Next stop the Newport Playhouse for a luncheon buffet and holiday show.

Tonight, enjoy the sparkling lights, an outdoor & indoor Magical Wonderland. Stroll through softly lit rooms, taking in the ambience of a Gilded Age holiday at the Breakers Mansion. The Breakers is the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and a symbol of the Vanderbilt family's social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America.

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Day 4

This morning visit the Audrain Automobile Museum. The museum is comprised of over 100 of the rarest and most remarkable vehicles in history, from the beginning of the 20th Century to modern day. About 20 vehicles are showcased based on periodically changing exhibition themes.

Free time for holiday shopping on Thames Street before heading to Connecticut for your overnight.

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Day 5

Return home with the glittering and dazzling memories of a Gilded Age Christmas.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes: Transportation, lodging, four breakfasts, two lunches, dinner, three mansion tours, touring and admissions per itinerary, baggage handling, and taxes.

 

Deposit: $100.00 per person

 

Balance due: September 30, 2022

 

Cancellation Policy: Prior to 60 days - No Charge; 59 days or less - NO REFUND

 

Written notice of cancellation is required before monies refunded.

 

Depart: 6:00 am - Sewickley

            6:30 am - Pittsburgh

            7:00 am - Monroeville

            7:15 am - Irwin

            7:30 am - New Stanton

Return: Approximately between 7:00-8:00 pm

 

Walking Code: 4 - This tour requires a heavy amount of walking. To truly experience the program and destination, you need to be able to participate in physical activities such as long walking tours, walking over uneven terrain, climbing stairs and periods of standing. Some of the touring days may be longer, with select included activities occurring later in the evening.

 

Insurance: Travel Insurance is optional. To be eligible for the waiver of pre-existing medical condition exclusion, the protection plan must be purchased within 15 days from the time you make your initial trip deposit and for the prepaid non-refundable payments or deposits. If purchased, the insurance premium is refundable during the 15 day review period, unless you have filed a claim or departed on your trip. The insurance premium is non-refundable after the 15 day review period. To view/download the Policy, go to: http://policy.travelexinsurance.com/312A-1217.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Irwin Target Parking Lot -between Target and Eat 'n Park
Route 30 West, Irwin, PA 15642
Monroeville Blvd 4000 Monroeville Blvd., Monroeville, PA 15146
Park in lot beside GetGo facing Monroeville Blvd.
New Stanton New Stanton - Park & Ride by Turnpike Terminal
Pittsburgh - Stanwix 625 Stanwix Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Pickup between parking garage & Two Gateway Center
Sewickley Mt. Nebo-Lenzner Terminal (free parking)
110 Lenzner Court, Sewickley, PA 15143
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