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2-Day Martha's Vineyard, Rhode Island, Essex Steam Train Tour from New York Tour Code: 455-989

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Sat (5/13 - 9/16) and Specially dates
New York, NY; Flushing, NY; Brooklyn, NY
English; Mandarin Chinese
2 1
Visit Marthas Vineyard, Newport, Essex.
Price (/person)
    Single $299
    Double $229
    3rd Person
    Adult $169
    (Age 0-12)
    4th Person
    Adult $129
    (Age 0-12)

Pricing Policy

Fuel Surcharge Date / Date RangeAdultChild
2-Day Fuel Surcharge Year round $10$10
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Day 1: New York - Essex - Newport (186 miles)

Guests will be picked up in New York in the morning. Our first stop will be Essex, CT, where we will take a Essex Steam Train and Riverboat Ride. Then we will visit Newport, RI to see the Breakers Mansion.
  • Essex, CT

    Essex, CT
    The town of Essex sponsors an annual Groundhog Day parade. The Essex Steam Train is one of the most famous and popular Essex attractions.

    Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

    This authentic steam train is made from restored 1920s railroad cars and takes passengers 12 miles at 20 miles per hour into the scenic Connecticut countryside. At the end of the ride, passengers will board a Mississippi paddle boat.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $45; Child (3-11 yrs) $45; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $45

  • Newport, RI

    Newport, RI
    Newport is a high end New England seaport town, extremely popular among the mega-rich of America. Travel along Ocean Drive to get beautiful scenic views and see the magnificent Breakers Mansion. It is a short drive from Boston.

    Breakers Mansion

    The Breakers mansion is not just one of the most famous, but is the largest and grandest of the several historical Newport "cottages" that dot the ritzy coastline. The four-story building is located on 14 acres of waterfront property.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $29; Child (6-12 yrs) $10; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $29|Opening Hours: Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas

Standard Hotel: Regency Inn & Suites North Dartmouth or similar

Day 2: Martha's Vineyard - New York (265 miles)

We will take a 45-minute ferry to Martha's Vineyard, MA. Here, we will take a Bus Tour of the island. After, we will return to New York City. See "Departure and Return Details" for pickup and dropoff information.
  • Marthas Vineyard, MA

    Marthas Vineyard, MA
    The largest island not connected to mainland by a bridge or tunnel on the East Coast of the United States. Beautiful beaches, grand mansions, great restaurants and shops are all around on the island.

    Island Queen Ferry

    Getting to Martha’s Vineyard is half the fun when you sail on the Island Queen. Parking is a cinch, it’s just 200 yards from the dock. And if you have a bike, just bring it onboard. Your trip from Falmouth to Oak Bluffs is just 35 minutes. Enjoy our enclosed lounge or outside decks. Have a cup of chowder or relax with a cocktail. Our crew goes out of their way to make you feel welcome.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $27; Child (5-12 yrs) $16; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $27; One Way|Duration: Approx. 45 Minutes

    Martha’s Vineyard Narrated Island Tour

    Explore the cliffs of Aquinah to the New England-charm of Tisbury on a delightful, narrated island tour. The tour takes you through the gorgeous towns that make up Martha's Vineyard!

    Tour Fee (Optional): Adult $40; Child (3-12 yrs) $30; Senior (Over 65 yrs) $40|Duration: Approx. 2 Hours

Find Closest Pickup
Location Address Departure Return
Brooklyn, NY 6102 8th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (HSBC Bank- Brooklyn, NY ) 7:00am
Remark:Pick up Only; No drop off
New York, NY 75 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002 (Chinatown (Manhattan NYC)- New York, NY ) 8:00am 8:30pm
Flushing, NY 13330 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (Asian Jewels Seafood Restaurant- Flushing, NY ) 8:30am 7:30pm

*Return time is an estimate and varies based on traffic and weather conditions.

  • For Brooklyn departures, it only provides pick up service.
  • Drop off location will be the same as pick up location (some locations may not have drop off service).
  • The timetable above is subject to change. We reserve the right to make changes to the itinerary without prior notice.

Price Includes

  • 1 night hotel accommodation
  • Transportation (The type of vehicle used will base on the number of guests on the day. 7-seat minivan; Minivan; motorcoach)
  • Tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour
  • Taxes

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child Senior
Essex, CT
Essex Steam Train and Riverboat (Optional) $45 $45 (3-11 yrs) $45 (Over 65 yrs)
Marthas Vineyard
Island Queen Ferry (Optional)
One Way
$27 $16 (5-12 yrs) $27 (Over 65 yrs)
Martha’s Vineyard Narrated Island Tour (Optional) $40 $30 (3-12 yrs) $40 (Over 65 yrs)
Newport, RI
Breakers Mansion (Optional) $29 $10 (6-12 yrs) $29 (Over 65 yrs)
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Meals and drinks unspecified during the trip.
  • A mandatory service fees: Minimum $12 / day / person should be paid in cash to tour guide and the bus driver as a service fee. Any child / Infant reserving a seat will have to pay the service fees as well. Ex: 2 people taking a 2-day tour would pay: $12 x 2 (seats) x 2 (days) = $48.
  • Personal room fees: such as laundry or valet services, telephone calls, or alcoholic beverages/mini bar items, unless they are otherwise specified.
  • Any private expenses

Additional Note

  • Minimum 2 people required for the product.
  • City passes are not accepted during an escorted tour due to the fact that they do not correspond into the tour schedule. Guests need to purchase admission tickets from tour guides.
  • Itinerary may change without notice
  • Itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, transportation and other conditions, in order to provide the best experience for you.
  • In case of attraction closures (due to holidays or construction, etc.), tour guide may make some necessary changes to the itinerary accordingly.
  • Language: All tours are escorted by professional bi- or multi-lingual tour and/or driver guides (English/Chinese). Depending on the number of passengers booked for a particular departure, tours and/or languages may be combined to operate the tours.


  • All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.


  • Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.

Terms & Condition

  • Booking changes
    A fee may be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. Name changes or corrections may be treated as a cancellation and cancellation fees will apply. A change of tour date or tour itinerary may be treated as a cancellation, and normal cancellation fees will apply. Please be noted that we do not allow departure change 48 hours before departure.
  • Cancellations and Cancellation Fees
    Regardless of reason, cancellations result in costly charges from our travel and hotel providers covering penalties and fees incurred by canceling confirmed and pending bookings. Therefore, cancellation penalties and or fees will apply. The time of cancellation will be determined when notice is received and confirmed by our office. Notice of cancellation must be made directly to TakeTours by email or through webmail at Contact Us .
  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    15 days or more prior to departure - Free cancellation with full refund. Please reconfirm the penalty for the added hotel or flight ticket.
    8-14 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount.
    Within 7 days prior to departure or no show - 100% of the total purchase amount.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
    Trips require a minimum number of participants to avoid cancellation. We reserve the right to cancel a schedule trip to fully refund affected customers although tour companies will make every effort to maintain the normal operation.
    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    NOTE: We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour.
  • Itinerary Variations
    We constantly strives to improve tour itineraries and features. If such improvements can be made, or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary - we reserve the right to vary itineraries and to substitute hotels. At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order in which case hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages.
  • Tour Cancellation:
    We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour departure in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure of the tour, TakeTours only liability will be to refund to the passenger the amount it has received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
    We are not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected due to our cancellations.

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  • MARCO+

  • Fun trip our tour guide Rong and bus driver where very professional and helpful.Will give 4 stars instead of 5 cause we never went to the Essex train raid and boat cruise itinerary was changed at the last minute.The mansion and Martha’s vineyard very nice and interesting to see.Not the first time using Take tour theirs price are very reasonable.
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  • Ann+Marie

  • The 2 days trip to Martha 's Vineyard was very ENJOYABLE, and informative was awesome weekend getaway I will recommend ,Matthew our tour guide was very knowledgeable, I hope my next trip we have Matthew as our tour guide.....VERY PLEASE WITH THE TRIP.
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  • The tour was good Iternary was well planned. The usb ports in bus were not working and we faced a lot of issues in charging our cell phones. The hotel was good but not the best. Overall nice experience
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