About Us:

Historic Tours of Newport’s Boutique Visitor Center  serves as the Convention & Visitors Bureau for Newport, Middletown, Rhode Island. Our new office, at 850 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown Commons, Middletown , Rhode Island, 02842 USA, is the place to find information on local attractions & events, and to enjoy a warm welcome to our town! Stop in and pick up our visitor guide designed in-house to give visitors & locals a comprehensive resource for information on Newport’s shops & restaurants, signature attractions, and special events & festivals.

Historic Tours of Newport was established in 2008 a service oriented company conducting sightseeing tours in Newport RI. Although HTN is most famous for inbound tours namely Newport’s famous Ten Mile Ocean Drive run daily during Spring and Summer, most recently HTN launched its first outbound tours. Captivating Colorful New England is our first outbound tour. It starts in Newport and ends in Newport, taking guest on a well planned 12 days ground tour covering the best of New England. Come join us!

Our Services:

Historic Tours of Newport’s Boutique Visitor Center has a wide array of services for more successful, stress-free events.  We can help you from start to finish with all of your planning, and our services eliminate the tedious work of calling hotels and booking things tours!
  • Private & Public Sightseeing Trolley Tours
  • Group Tours New England & Hudson Valley
  • Group Tours Canada & NYC
  • Step On Guide Service
  • Wedding Charters
  • Gift Shop
  • Venue Recommendations
  • Venue Rentals
  • Conference Bookings
  • Sample Itineraries
  • List of Festivals/Events

Historic Tours of Newport’s Boutique Visitor Center

850 Aquidneck Ave, Suite 8
Middletown Commons, Rhode Island, 02842 USA
(401) 855-1942


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 10:00am – 5:00pm

HTN has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain our promise that each touch-point on tours and sightseeing trips are considered in our commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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