Recent Searches
Clear

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More

Top Rhode Island Historical Tours

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
These experiences are highly rated by travelers and have met our top quality standards.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Rhode Island. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Motor Sports
4WD Tours
Private and Luxury
Extreme
Audio Guides
More

11 results | All Rhode Island Tours

Sort by:Featured

Guided Kayak Tours of Providence

Guided Kayak Tours of Providence

star-5
Explore the Providence & Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk & Waterplace Park with our tour guide CJ, as he highlights nautical & historical points of interest. Witness osprey, blue crabs, swan, loons and the occasional great blue heron, in addition to our capital city’s architectural diversity, picturesque parks and cobblestone walkways that line our urban waterways. The tours run approximately 90 minutes. All experience levels are welcome, but it is very helpful if you have kayaked in the past. Complimentary beverages will be served at the docks after the evening tours. Limited to just (15) paddlers per tour. Includes all equipment, tour and beverages, if applicable. Sorry, personal equipment is not permitted.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$79.49
From
$79.49

Haunted Boat Tours

Haunted Boat Tours

star-4
Enjoy a memorable way to explore Providence—and learn all of the city’s spookiest ghost stories and creepiest lore—on this after-dark boat tour. Make your own way to the dock, hop aboard your vessel, and set sail with Captain Peter. Your costumed guide, accompanied by flickering lanterns, will share stories and secrets as you cruise along the water and admire views of the city illuminated after dark.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$39.00
From
$39.00
Taking safety measures

Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

Boat Tour of Green Jacket Shoal

star-5
Join us as we welcome David Robinson, Director of the Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources aboard for a 75-minute exploration of the Providence waterways & Green Jacket Shoal. Here, David has found the remains of a historical floating dry dock & 26 wooden-hulled vessels, deemed “Rhode Island’s largest ship graveyard” and a reminder of the industrial fervor that transformed Providence into a thriving commercial waterfront. David's knowledge and experience with Green Jacket Shoal is fascinating and we are thrilled to welcome him back again for the fifth consecutive year! This limited series tour sells out quickly, so reserve your seats soon!
More
  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$57.00
From
$57.00
Taking safety measures

Hey, nice badge.
Experiences with this badge meet our highest quality standards and are loved by travelers like you.
Learn more
Narrated Boat Tours

Narrated Boat Tours

star-5
Get an in-depth look at Providence from a boat cruise that travels along the waterways of Rhode Island’s capital city. Your guide shares live commentary about historical landmarks and modern destinations as you take in sites including the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier, Providence Industrial Harbor, Providence River, Waterplace Park and the pedestrian paths of Riverwalk. Choose a daytime or evening cruise, and feel free to bring your own refreshments on board.
More
  • 50 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$30.00
From
$30.00
Taking safety measures

Newport Walking Food Tour

Newport Walking Food Tour

star-5
Combine the history of a walking tour with the culture of a food tour on this Newport walking tour. As you make your way to five restaurants featuring top Newport culinary delights, your guide tells you about the city’s from before the American Revolution, through the Gilded Age, and up to the present.
More
  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$74.88
From
$74.88
Taking safety measures

Newport Neighborhood Food Tour

Newport Neighborhood Food Tour

star-5
Exploring Newport is even more fun on this Newport food walking tour, which introduces you to top Newport bites and city sights. Eat where the locals do at restaurants that are tucked away from the city’s main arteries—you might try locally sourced meats, Irish baked goods, or craft beer. As you walk between destinations, your guide shares stories about the city’s architecture and history.
More
  • 3 hours 15 minutes
From
$73.43
From
$73.43

Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour

Private Historic Newport Pedicab Tour

star-4
Hop into a pedicab for a private tour of Newport, Rhode Island. Your personal guide, who navigates through the area for you, tailors the tour to your interests and provides little–known anecdotes about Newport’s rich history. Unlike bus and shuttle tours, pedicab transport affords you unobstructed views of the scenery and plenty of photo opportunities.
More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From
$38.00
From
$38.00

Ultimate Newport Self-Guided Combo Tour

Ultimate Newport Self-Guided Combo Tour

star-2.5
Explore all of Newport, RI! Experience the iconic Cliff Walk, which winds past famous Gilded Age mansions like The Breakers and Marble House. Then hop into your car and drive down Bellevue Avenue and around Ocean Drive. Learn about the mansions, Newport's historic past, and iconic American millionaires like the Vanderbilts and Astors. This combo package offers the best value for those looking to get the most out of their trip to Newport, Rhode Island. Recommended: Purchase one tour per vehicle. Everyone can listen together! Within 30 mins, we'll send you a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone and enter password. Then download the tour inside. When you arrive, head over to the first stop. Once there, launch the app and simply follow the instructions from there! Stick to our recommended route and speed limit for the best experience. The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking! Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$9.99
From
$9.99
Taking safety measures

Scenic Newport, RI Self-Driving Audio Tour

Scenic Newport, RI Self-Driving Audio Tour

star-4.5
Explore Newport, RI with a scenic self-guided driving tour! See everything this seaside town has to offer at your own pace. As you drive down Bellevue Avenue, the "most beautiful avenue in the world", see and learn about the gorgeous Gilded Age Mansions along the way - including The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Château-sur-mer, and more. Continue along Ocean Drive, featuring breathtaking vistas. This self-guided tour allows you to explore with maximum flexibility and value. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a password and an app. Download the app, enter password, & download tour. When you arrive, go to the Discover Newport Visitor Center to start the tour. Stick to the tour route & speed limit for the best experience. Uncertain Travel Date? The tour’s valid for 30 days from booking! This is not an entrance ticket. Check COVID rules and opening hours before your visit.
More
  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$7.00
From
$7.00
Taking safety measures

Newport Trolley Tour with Breakers - Viking Tours

Newport Trolley Tour with Breakers - Viking Tours

star-5
Visit one of Newport's gorgeous Gilded Age mansions on a trolley tour that includes admission to Marble House, The Breakers, or Rosecliff. Choose the one that interests you most, taking in antique art and furnishings that are a fascinating glimpse of daily life in historic Newport. And since the trolley tour explores Ocean Drive and Bellevue Avenue, it's a great way to get an overview of the city's exclusive neighborhoods and beautiful coastal scenery, with an onboard guide to share Newport facts and history as you explore.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.00
From
$45.00
Taking safety measures

Newport Viking Trolley Tour - Scenic Overview

Newport Viking Trolley Tour - Scenic Overview

star-5
Get your bearings of Newport on a guided trolley tour of the city, which fills you in on Newport's history and contemporary culture as you travel among city sights. From restored homes on Ten Mile Ocean Drive to the legendary mansions of Bellevue Avenue, this tour introduces you to Newport with class and charm suitable of this historic city.
More
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$25.00
From
$25.00
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Historical Tours in Rhode Island?
Q:
What Historical Tours in Rhode Island are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What Historical Tours in Rhode Island are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Historical Tours in Rhode Island are good for avoiding crowds?