Christmas in Newport

2024 Providence > Providence | Price from $2179

5 DAYS  •  8 MEALS  Step back in time for a charming New England Christmas! Newport, Rhode Island transforms into a winter wonderland during December. Stroll through streets lined with twinkling lights, admire the lavishly decorated mansions, and take in the festive atmosphere. Enjoy a variety of events, from caroling and tree lightings to the famed Newport Nutcracker ballet. It’s a picture-perfect holiday getaway.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Rhode Island

Arrive today at Providence, Rhode Island’s T. F. Green Airport and transfer to your hotel in Newport. Meet your fellow travelers at 6:00 p.m. in the hotel lobby for a welcome dinner hosted by your Tour Manager. Meal: D

Day 2: Newport’s Ocean Drive and Newport Playhouse

Begin the day with a drive along Newport’s famous ten-mile long Ocean Drive. Take in the rugged beauty of the shoreline’s scenery and see the fabulous mansions along Bellevue Avenue. Then, you are treated to the Newport Playhouse for an afternoon which includes an extensive hearty buffet, a spectacular live performance and a fun-filled cabaret. Later, take a Holiday Lantern Tour to hear the history of early American Holiday traditions during a stroll through town. Meals: B, L

Day 3: Nashville Sightseeing and Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry

Begin the day with a narrated tour of Nashville conducted by a local guide. See the Honky Tonks, Music Row, the historic Ryman Auditorium and even a full-scale replica of the Parthenon. Dinner tonight is at the Opry Backstage Grill which serves Southern fare paired with live music. In the evening, sit back and enjoy the excitement of the Granddaddy of Country shows, the Grand Ole Opry. Meals: B, D

Day 4: The Breakers Mansion, Marble House and the Grand Bellevue Dinner Train

Begin the day at The Breakers Mansion, the grandest of Newport’s summer “cottages” and symbol of the Vanderbilt family’s social and financial preeminence in turn of the century America. The glitter of gold and sparkle of holiday silver will dazzle you at the mansion decked out in Yuletide finery. Music and spectacular decorations highlight the celebration of Christmas at The Breakers. Then visit Marble House Mansion, another summer cottage of the Vanderbilt family, completed in 1892. See this icon of the American Gilded Age filled with hundreds of poinsettias, fresh flowers, evergreens and wreaths. Decorated Christmas trees reflect the magnificent décor and dining tables with period silver and China complete the elegant setting. This evening climb aboard the Grand Bellevue Dinner Train for an evening of music, laughter, and fine food aboard this custom designed theatre car. Meals: B, D

Day 5: Travel Home

Your holiday ends with a group transfer to Providence’s T. F. Green Airport at 9:00 a.m. for flights out after 12:00 p.m. Meal: B

Itinerary subject to change

Tour Highlights

  • 8 Meals: 4 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 3 dinners
  • Free round-trip airport transfers
  • Spend four nights in beautiful downtown Newport, Rhode Island and take the ten-mile long along Ocean Drive
  • Attend the Newport Playhouse live production and an afternoon of hearty food and live cabaret
  • Take the Holiday Lantern Tour with a local guide through downtown Newport
  • Tour Blithewold Mansion and see its dazzling display of elaborate decorations
  • Visit Linden Place Mansion featuring a towering Christmas tree framed by a four-story spiral staircase
  • Ride The Polar Express train in Blackstone Valley for a jolly excursion which includes storytelling, sing-a-longs and a possible visit from old Saint Nick himself
  • Tour the Vanderbilt family’s Breakers Mansion, richly decked out in Yuletide finery
  • Tour Marble House Mansion, an American Gilded Age icon filled with elegant Christmas decorations
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner aboard the Grand Bellevue Dinner Train for an evening of music, laughter and food

Hotel Accommodations\

Newport Marriott, Newport, Rhode Island

DATES & AVAILABILITY

December 4, 2024 | $2,179

Per Person Twin

$2,179

Single Room Add

+$719

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