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Suggested Itineraries

Half Day:

  • Go Seal Watching: This is the children’s absolute favourite. Embark on a two-hour seal watching trip, including the tour of a lighthouse. Note that the boat departs 142 Long Wharf Dock, Newport at the intersection of Long Wharf and Washington Streets.
  • Experience Glass Blowing: Thames Glass is located at 688 Thames Street in Newport. It is a small studio where you can view expert hand glassblowing with family or groups and even make something of your own!
  • Cliff Walk: Experience Newport’s natural and historical beauty by wandering the Cliff Walk along the eastern shore. The walk starts at the western end of Easton's or First Beach at Memorial Boulevard, and ends at Bellevue Avenue at the east end of Bailey's Beach.
  • Tennis Hall of Fame: Visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame - a landmark for tennis enthusiasts all over the world. The history of tennis is captured and commemorated in the form of memorabilia, interactive exhibits, videos and more. Located at 194 Bellevue Avenue, approximately a 15 minute walk from the Vanderbilt Grace.

Full Day:
Engage in a Historic Cape Cod Day Tour: learn about the history of Cape Cod, from its formation back in Ice Age, and enjoy miles of sandy beaches and traditional architecture of the Cape Cod cottages. Saturday departure at 8.00am, return around 6.00pm.

Our concierge would be delighted to assist in arranging these itineraries for your stay or in finding something more to your liking.
Please feel free to contact us at concierge.vanderbilt@gracehotels.com

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