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One of the most famous Gilded Age summer cottages. We are only 1.5 miles away from this historic 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. Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794-1877) established the family fortune in steamships and later in the New York Central Railroad,…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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…
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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“Enjoy a beautiful walk by the ocean with fantastic views in back of Newports famous mansions. ”
- 47 locals recommend
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“This beach is beautiful with waves. Our local surfer's enjoy many many great times there. You can walk from cottage but carrying all your beach gear may be hard. Parking allowed for a fee.”
- 39 locals recommend
“If you are coming to Newport to relax and particularly if it’s a romantic visit, this is a must but book in advance.”
- 5 locals recommend