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The Breakers

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Atlantic Beach Hospitality
Atlantic Beach Hospitality
October 13, 2019
One of the most famous Gilded Age summer cottages. We are only 1.5 miles away from this historic mansion.
Mai
Mai
May 31, 2019
My favorite Newport Mansion to tour
Margret And David
Margret And David
November 21, 2018
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. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad,…
Ed
Ed
January 25, 2020
The crown jewel of the Newport Mansions.
Wendy
Wendy
September 2, 2018
There are several mansions you can tour. Newport is rich with history. Mansions are mostly on Bellevue Avenue. Then take a drive around scenic Ocean Drive and stop at Brenton Point to fly kites and then finish at Castle Hill overlooking the bay sitting on the lawn in Adirondack chairs sipping…
Sarah
Sarah
June 20, 2020
If you’re planning on spending the day in Newport we suggest touring one of the many historic mansions! Most of the historic mansions are on Bellevue Avenue, apart from the few that are on the waterfront. The Breakers Mansion Tour (our family favorite) The Vanderbilt family summer home, The…
Great Gull
Great Gull
April 12, 2019
The Breakers, along with several of the grand Newport Mansions, are just a short walk from our Historic Newport location, and a short drive from our Harbor location.
Wilfredo
Wilfredo
November 8, 2018
Newport's most celebrated - and showiest - Gilded Age mansion was built by Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1895 and reflects the unimaginable wealth of the Vanderbilt family. The Italian Renaissance "summer cottage" has 70 rooms, including a grand three-story dining room, and was built using imported French…
Dee
Dee
June 25, 2019
The breakers is Newport's biggest attractions, next to their famous beaches. The breakers, along with other attractions in Newport is a mansion. The Italian Renaissance "summer cottage" has 70 rooms, including a grand three-story dining room, and was built using imported French and Italian marble…
Sandi
Sandi
March 8, 2020
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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Location
44 Ochre Point Avenue
Newport, RI 02840
Phone+1 401-847-1000
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