Newport Mansions 2016

Newport Mansions

May 20-22

Day 1 – Friday, May 20 – A morning departure will star you fun filled tour to Newport, Rhode Island.  Upon arrival, enjoy a visit to the Marble House, the summer home to Mr. & Mrs. William Vanderbilt.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of the house and grounds.  This afternoon, check into your hotel the Holiday Inn Express.

Day 2 – Saturday, May 21Breakfast is included at your hotel before visiting The Elms.  The Elms sits on a 10-acre park that contains every technological marvel of its time and was the first Newport home to have full electricity.  Next, visit the Green Animals Topiary Gardens, the oldest and most northern topiary garden in the United States. Continue on and visit Rosecliff Mansion, modeled after the Grand Trianon, the garden retreat of French kings at Versailles. After the house was completed in 1902, at a reported cost of $2.5 million, Mrs. Oelrichs hosted fabulous entertainments here, including a fairy tale dinner and a party featuring famed magician Harry Houdini.   Tonight, enjoy an included dinner and show at the Newport Playhouse.

Day 3 – Sunday, May 22Breakfast is included at your hotel.   This morning enjoy a visit to The Breakers, summer home of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, President and Chairman of the New York Central Railroad.  This 70 room Italian Renaissance style house includes a 45 foot high central Great Hall and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean.  This afternoon, depart for home with wonderful memories of your tour to Newport.

Cost Per Person:          Single          Double       Triple

                                              $816             $559          $488

Book by Mar.20:           $775.20        $531.05     $463.60

Your Tour Includes:  Roundtrip motorcoach transportation, 2 night’s lodging, 3 meals, attractions as highlighted in the itinerary, luggage handling for one suitcase per person, hotel taxes, taxes and gratuities on the included meals, the services of a Cyr Northstar Tour Director and tour planning services.

Payment & Reservations:  A deposit of $100 per person is required to confirm reservations and is due at the time of booking.  Final payment is due by April 15, 2016.

Departure Locations:  Old Town, Bangor, Newport, Pittsfield, Waterville, Augusta, Lewiston, South Portland, Biddeford, Wells, Portsmouth and Seabrook.