Let's GO Explore NEWPORT!

May 6th - May 8th
Join the group for a Luxury – Insider Tour of Newport with our own personal and personable guide – Kevin Draper! We will immerse ourselves in all things gilded as we ooh and ahh and learn along the way.

The Gilded Age in NEWPORT, Rhode Island!

Cost: $2895/person

Price based on Single Occupancy. Double Occupancy price will be provided on request.
Special perk for those who decide to you join us for Miraval Austin adventure in April. Miraval attendees will receive a 10% Savings on our Newport adventure. FUN! Click HERE to learn more.

What’s Included:
  • 2 Night Luxury Accommodations at The Vanderbilt Hotel – An  Auberge Property
  • Curated Tours & Experiences led by our resident historian  – Kevin Draper!
  • Private Pre Opening tours at The Elms and The Breakers with the best guide on staff. Admission and self guided tour at a The Marble House.
  • A Visit  to The Tennis Hall of Fame with a Kevin led tour of the grounds and private docent led tour of the museum, includes admission fee.
  • A Visit to scenic and historic Ft. Adams State Park with a Kevin led tour, includes admission fee.
  • Roundtrip Business Class Train Tickets from NY Penn Station to Kingston, RI – with Kevin!
  • Roundtrip transfers from the Kingston RI train station to The Vanderbilt.
  • Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, libations at meals included!!
  • New Friends, Amazing Experiences, so many learning opportunities, Fun Photo Opps, delightful surprises and a collection of gilded memories.
What’s NOT Included:
  • Alcohol outside of scheduled meals and events
  • Souvenirs and personal purchases
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any activities beyond the trip’s itinerary


We’ll meet in Moynihan Hall at 12:25 for our Amtrak train from New York Penn to Kingston RI. Kevin will ride with the group and share  knowledge along the way about the history of train  travel among other things. This will be followed by a private charter from the train station to the hotel with some surprises along the way. Join us for a welcome dinner where Kevin will share some overview words on the history of Newport.

We’ll start our day with a pre-opening tour of The Elms House – understated and elegant with a fascinating history. From here we’ll hop back on our sprinter bus with Kevin as our guide for an all things Newport day! We will visit and learn all about Ft. Adams State Park. We will have lunch in a fun and very Newport’esque setting. In the afternoon we will visit The Tennis Hall of Fame and give the group some free time to relax and/or explore before our group dinner.

At dinner this evening Kevin will speak all about The Vanderbilt Family in advance of our visit to their humble abode the next day: The Breakers.

This day will start with a Pre opening tour of THE BREAKERS. From there we’ll walk 1 mile to The Marble House for a self guided tour at 11:00 am followed by our Farewell Lunch at a special location. We depart by 2pm for our 3:00 train, arriving back in the city around 6:15pm.

Amazing!! If you are GOOD to GO – please pop your name into the group with the below form. See you in Newport!!

Away we GO!

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Space does open up! When it does it’s often at the last minute. Will keep our fingers crossed. Would love to see you at this experience!