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NEW DATE ADDED! Special Opportunity in Newport! Lunch in the Chinese Tea House at the Marble House, RI

Sunday - Jul 21, 2024

Behind the Marble House with views of the ocean, sits the Chinese Tea House built in 1908 modeled after 12th century Song Dynasty temples. Enjoy this special opportunity to have lunch in this gorgeous setting. Includes admission the Marble House - the 'summer cottage' of the Vanderbilts. Enjoy time in the afternoon at the Newport wharf area.

1 Day(s) | 1 Meals


  • Deluxe Motorcoach
  • Self guided audio tour of The Marble House (Audio tours are available through an App on your smart phone, please bring your own earphones, OR printed scripts will also be available.)
  • Lunch at the Chinese Tea House at The Marble House
  • Friendship Tours Tour Director
  • Trip is rain or shine.
  • Free-time in the Newport wharf area
  • *Please note- The Chinese Tea House is not handicap accessible and requires steps to enter the building, and restrooms are down a flight of stairs.

Departure Locations


Depart: 6:45 AM

Return: 8:00 PM

Chase Parkway Commuter Park & Ride across from Naugatuck Valley Community College, Waterbury


Depart: 7:30 AM

Return: 7:30 PM

Farmington Park & Ride Lot, 575 Colt Highway (Rte 6) & South Rd, Farmington, CT


Depart: 8:00 AM

Return: 7:00 PM

Manchester, Park & Ride Commuter Lot, Buckland Street & Pleasant Valley Road





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If Friendship Tours needs to cancel a tour due to reasons beyond our control, you will receive a credit held on account with us without expiration or a refund check can be issued for the tour cost less a $10.pp administrative fee.

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