There are dozens of tours in our historic and picturesque City by the Sea, whether that be from the air, by sea or above the pavement in a rustic trolley. But, there is nothing quite like learning and exploring these cobblestone streets and parks on your own two feet. Put on those walking shoes and listening caps and get ready to learn and have fun.



Ghost Tours of Newport

Where: Newport, Rhode Island
Contact Info:
Admission: Adult: $17, Military/ Senior: $16, Child: $10 (when purchased online)
Length: 90- Minutes
Details: Take a lantern-led evening stroll down historic Newport, Rhode Island's shadowy lanes and discover the ghosts, ghouls and legends of our haunted City by the Sea.


Tour 1: Olde Town Ghost Walk
Ghost ships, Graveyard crypts and much much more! Take a lantern-led evening stroll down historic Newport, Rhode Island's shadowy lanes and discover the ghosts, ghouls, and legends of our haunted city by the sea. Our Professional Guides will light your way.


Tour 2: Carved In Stone Tour
Carved in Stone is a 90-minute walking tour of the Common Burying Ground, Newport Rhode Island's oldest and largest colonial burying ground. ONLY IN OCTOBER



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Dead Men's Tales

Where: Newport, Rhode Island. Meeting Place is at Perrotti Park
Contact Info: (401) 952-6601 or
Details: The Rhode Island Pirate Players are available for Educational Presentations and Living History Events. Specialties include raids, ransoms & robberies, Disruption of Commerce, and General Mayhem. They come equipped with various firearms and weapons and the skills, knowledge, and inclination to use them.




Newport Neighborhood Food Tours

Where: Newport, Rhode Island
Contact Info:(866) 736-6343 or
Admission: $62
Length: Approximately 3 - 3.5 hours
Details: Newport is best known for its mansions and yachting culture, but step off the well-traveled tourist path and you'll find fascinating neighborhoods rich in history and food culture. This is not only a foodie tour of Newport's favorite best kept secrets, but also shares a great deal of history, architecture and culture along the walk.



Newport Food Tours

Where: Newport, Rhode Island
Contact Info: (401) 662-1795 or
Admission: $72
Length: Approximately 2 hours
Details: A guided, customized food tour is a great way to get acquainted with a city, and Newport has a lot to offer. Whether you are a couple celebrating a special anniversary, or a group looking to explore Newport's food scene, we will customize the perfect experience for you.





Newport Historical Society Walking Tours/ Newport History Tours

Where: Newport, Rhode Island
Contact Info: (401) 841-8770
Admission: $15 Adult, $10 (Newport Historical Society members & Military) $5 (Children from 5-12).
Length: Approximately 2 hours
Details: The Newport Historical Society hosts many themed tours for your choosing. For more information visit their website, here.


Tour 1: Discover Colonial Newport Inside & Out Walking Tour
Discover the remarkable story of early Newport on this stroll through Newport’s Historic Hill, including a visit inside one colonial landmark.

Tour 2: Lantern Tour of Colonial Newport
Feel transported through time on a lantern-lit tour of the exquisitely preserved neighborhoods of Newport’s Historic Hill.

Tour 3: Road to Independence
Riots and rebellion, enemies and allies! Learn about Newport in the years surrounding the American Revolution.

Tour 4: Rogues and Scoundrels
See where scoundrels lived, where pirates profited and where criminals were put on trial and punished. Find out why this colony was known as “Rogue’s Island.”

Tour 5: Specialists’ History Walking Tours
Tours on specialized subjects such as African-American heritage, colonial craftsmanship, religious diversity, women’s history, or holiday themes are available.

Tour 6: History Detective Tour for Families or Youth Groups
Students in grades 3-7, families or other teams can discover Newport’s colonial history, its religious and racial diversity, its role in the American Revolution, and its remarkable architecture on an interactive guided tour. Participants work in pairs to complete a worksheet, recording their observations in words and drawings.




Historic Tours for Curious People

Where: Newport, Rhode Island
Contact Info: (401) 848-7281 or
Admission: Adult: $20
Length: 90- Minutes
Details: A fascinating, one-mile walking tour of Historic Newport, Rhode Island. Focusing on commerce in the 1700s. From rum distilleries to rope makers, gravestone carvers to slave traders, this tour is a real eye opener and it’s all meticulously researched and totally factual.