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1-Day New Bedford Whale Museum, Breakers Mansion, Brown University Tour from Boston

 

Our Price: from $65 Available: Thu Depart from: Boston, MA; Quincy, MA Highlights:  Visit Newport (Breakers Mansion), New Bedford (New Bedford Whaling Museum), Providence (Brown University, Rhode Island State House).

Day 1: Boston - New Bedford - Newport - Boston (155 miles)

Today we will first go to visit New Bedford Whaling Museum. Then we will move to Newport to see the the Breakers. Then head to Brown University and also State House of Rhode Island. When time and weather permitting, we can go through the Cliff walk.

New Bedford is nicknamed "The Whaling City" because during the 19th century, the city was one of the most important whaling ports in the world.

  • The New Bedford Whaling Museum is a museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States that focuses on the history of the international whaling industry and the "Old Dartmouth" region in the South Coast of Massachusetts.
    Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child (Under 18 yrs) $7; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $15|Opening Hours: Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day

Newport is a high end New England seaport town, extremely popular among the mega-rich of America. Travel along Ocean Drive to get beautiful scenic views and see the magnificent Breakers Mansion. It is a short drive from Boston.

  • Newport, Rhode Island is known across the country as a haven for the elite, and the Breakers Mansion, built by the Vanderbilt family as a "summer cottage" epitomizes the wealth and opulence that has come to characterize the town. (Mandarin Chinese audio tour is now available!)
    Admission (Optional): Adult $26; Child (Under 12 yrs) $8; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $26|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

Providence, founded in 1636, is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The city is situated at the mouth of the Providence River at the head of Narragansett Bay.

  • Brown University, one of New England's prestigious Ivy League universities, was established in 1764 - before the foundation of the United States - and has become one of the most renowned institutions of higher education in the world.
  • The Rhode Island State House is the capitol building of the state's government. It is a grandiose neoclassical style building reminiscent of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Built in 1895, it is part the National Register of Historic Places.

 

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