Lenzner Tour and Travel Offices:

Charter and Tours—Sewickley

1-800-342-2349

Travel Agency—Monroeville

1-800-334-9937

Newport's Gilded Age Christmas

Newport's Gilded Age Christmas

The "From Only" and "From Price" reflects the lowest price for this tour, which is a triple rate. Celebrate Christmas in Rhode Island at the elegant, Gilded Age Mansions of Newport and Bristol! Visit four mansions fully decorated for the holidays. Guaranteed Departure! The Breakers Music Room at Christmas, John Corbett Courtesy of The Preservation Society of Newport County.

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The "From Only" and "From Price" reflects the lowest price for this tour, which is a triple rate. Celebrate Christmas in Rhode Island at the elegant, Gilded Age Mansions of Newport and Bristol! Visit four mansions fully decorated for the holidays. Guaranteed Departure! The Breakers Music Room at Christmas, John Corbett Courtesy of The Preservation Society of Newport County.

  • Standard Brochure Per Person Rates:

           $848.00 double occupancy     $776.00 triple occupancy

           NO QUADS                           $1,048.00 single occupancy

  • New Itinerary

  • Newport and Bristol

  • Hotel in Downtown Newport on Beautiful Newport Harbor

  • Visit Four Mansions -

           Marble House

           Blithewold

           The Elms

           The Breakers

  • Newport's Two Famous Scenic Routes -

           Bellevue Avenue

           Ten Mile Ocean Drive

  • Colt State Park

  • Narragansett Bay

  • The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette - Festival of Lights

  • Creche Museum

  • Photos on the View Tour Page with PSNC are from John Corbett, Courtesy of The Preservation Society of Newport County

  • Guaranteed Departure!

 

 

 

 

Day 1

Celebrate Christmas in Rhode Island at the elegant, Gilded Age Mansions of Newport and Bristol! Visit four mansions, each uniquely and beautifully decorated for the holidays with period style ornaments, Christmas trees, wreaths, fresh flowers, ribbons and garland! Overnight will be in Connecticut.

Day 2

Time for dining, browsing, and shopping in downtown Newport along the busy harbor. Enjoy Christmas at the Marble House, built by Mr. William K. Vanderbilt as a birthday gift for his dynamic wife, Alva, a leading hostess in Newport society who envisioned Marble House as her "temple to the arts" in America. Hotel is located in downtown Newport on beautiful Newport Harbor.

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Day 3

Leave for a driving tour of Newport's two famous scenic routes. The first is Bellevue Avenue lined with magnificent "summer cottages" built by summer residents the Astors, the Vanderbilts, and other Gilded Age leaders of industry and society. The second is Ten Mile Ocean Drive where you can ogle estates and enjoy un-paralleled ocean views! Touring continues to the lovely town of Bristol. Drive through Colt State Park and enjoy the sweeping views of Narragansett Bay! Experience Christmas at Blithewold, a 45-room mansion set on 33 acres overlooking Narragansett Bay with a tour and tea. Arrive at The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette. The Shrine's Festival of Lights has grown into a spectacular display during the Christmas Season. Experience a live concert with Father Pat the "Singing Priest". Free time to enjoy the 65th annual Festival of Lights at La Salette Shrine, featuring over 300,000 lights, an outdoor manger, over 1,000 displays, angels, and snowflakes. Be sure to visit the Shrine's International Creche Museum displaying over 450 nativity sets from more than 50 countries.

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Day 4

Experience Christmas at The Elms, a French-style chateau, which was the summer retreat of coal magnate Charles Berwind of Philadelphia, and contained every technological marvel of its time. Then visit The Breakers, the grandest Newport mansion of all. Built for Cornelius Vanderbilt II, the 70 room cottage was inspired by the grand palaces in Genoa and Turin. Free time for holiday shopping in downtown Newport before heading to Connecticut for your overnight.

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Day 5

Return home with the glittering and dazzling memories of a Gilded Age Christmas.

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BB=Breakfast Buffet, CB=Continental Breakfast, D=Dinner, T=Tea

Includes: Transportation, lodging in downtown Newport, four breakfasts, tea, dinner with lobster option, four mansion tours, local guide, touring and admissions per itinerary, baggage handling, and taxes.

 

Balance due: 30 days prior to departure

 

Cancellation: 30 days prior to departure - Full refund less any non-refundable charges (i.e. theater tickets, hotel rooms, service fees, etc.) unless notification of difference is noted on tour description.

 

29 days to November 17, 2017 -  A charge of 50% of the deposit plus any non-refundable charges. (i.e. theater tickets, hotel rooms, service fees, etc.)

 

Cancellation after November 17, 2017 - NO REFUND.

 

Depart: 6:30 am - Sewickley

            7:00 am - Pittsburgh

            7:30 am - Monroeville 

            7:45 am - Irwin

            8:00 am - New Stanton

 

Walking code: 4 - To truly experience the program and destination, you need to be able to participate in physical activities such as longer walking tours, walking over uneven terrain, climbing stairs and periods of standing. Some of the touring days may be longer, with select included activities occurring later in the evening.

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Irwin Target Parking Lot -between Target and Eat 'n Park
Route 30 West, Irwin, PA 15642
Monroeville Monroeville Mall - (near light pole #48)
254 Monroeville Mall Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146
New Stanton New Stanton - Park & Ride by Turnpike Terminal
Pittsburgh Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown Hotel
Liberty Avenue side
Sewickley Mt. Nebo-Lenzner Terminal (free parking)
110 Lenzner Court, Sewickley, PA 15143
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Lenzner Tour and Travel Offices:

Charter and Tours—Sewickley

110 Lenzner Court, Sewickley, PA 15143

1-800-342-2349

Office Hours: 8:00 am—7:00 pm (Monday—Friday)

Travel Agency—Monroeville

254 Monroeville Mall, Monroeville, PA 15146

1-800-334-9937

Office Hours: 9:00 am—5:00 pm (Monday-Friday)

11:00 am—3:00 pm (Saturday)