One of the most famous Gilded Age summer cottages. We are only 1.5 miles away from this historic mansion.
Newport has many historic mansions. Most have self guided tours. Absolutely beautiful!
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,…
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.
“This trail is about 6 miles long if you follow all of it--most of it is rugged and unfinished. Makes for a great walk for families along the finished part nearest Easton's Beach, or a great run along the rugged terrain. ”
Point of Interest
“There are so many beaches in the area, so I hope people read this all the way through. Look them up online before you go, due to Covid-19: Jamestown Town Beach Goosewing Beach Second Beach, Middletown, RI .Paid parking. First Beach, Newport, RI. Paid parking. Island Park Beach, Portsmouth, RI. Teddy's Beach, Portsmouth, RI Fogland Beach, Tiverton, RI Horseneck Beach, Westport,MA. Parking charge”
“If you are coming to Newport to relax and particularly if it’s a romantic visit, this is a must but book in advance.”