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The Breakers

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International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum

The Breakers and International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum are both praised by expert writers. Overall, The Breakers ranks significantly better than International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. The Breakers is ranked #1 in Newport with endorsements from 5 reviews such as Lonely Planet, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

The Breakers and International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum are both praised by expert writers. Overall, The Breakers ranks significantly better than International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. The Breakers is ranked #1 in Newport with endorsements from 5 reviews such as Lonely Planet, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Newport
location

44 Ochre Point Ave., Newport, RI 02840

endorsements
  • 6 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    The 70-room summer estate of Cornelius Vanderbilt II, president of the New York Central Railroad, was built in 1895. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    If you have time to see only one of the cottages, make it this one. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Inspired by 16th-century Genoese palazzos, Breakers is the most magnificent Newport mansion. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    These former stables and carriage house belonging to their eponymous mansion now house a museum of Vanderbilt family memorabilia, restored carriages and a fascinating model railway. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Used as a summer retreat for the family of shipping magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt II. Full Review →

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#7 in Newport

194 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840

  • 3 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Tennis fans and lovers of history, art, and architecture will enjoy a visiting the birthplace of American tournament tennis. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    While this is not the U.S.'s only tennis museum, given the historic nature of the site, it is, perhaps, the best. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    To experience something of the American aristocracy's approach to 19th-century leisure, visit this museum. Full Review →

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