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Address: 365 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401-847-4242
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Description: Discover quaint, colonial charm with a stay at an historic lighthouse in...
Discover quaint, colonial charm with a stay at an historic lighthouse in Newport, RI. located one mile off the coast of in Narragansett Bay. Built in 1869, the restored lighthouse provides a rare opportunity to share in its history. Your reservation includes boat transportation.
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What a treat on a beautiful day to visit this lighthouse in Newport Harbor!!! There is easy accessability to all of the site which includes the lighthouse/living quarters, a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Cranston, Rhode Island

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What a treat on a beautiful day to visit this lighthouse in Newport Harbor!!! There is easy accessability to all of the site which includes the lighthouse/living quarters, a early nature trails, beaches, and early US military buildings. You can go to the top of the lighthouse and have a panaramic view from the Jamestown-Newport Bridge to the opening to... More 

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Raleigh, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Between the boat ride out and the sightseeing and scavenger hunting, we had a great day. We'd def like to stay and take care of the Lighthouse one day!!

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Spent a night at the Lighthouse in the Fog house room as well as my kids staying in the Barracks area. Chris, who transported us by boat out to the Island was terrific and very accommodating to work a time that worked well for us. The lighthouse is very quaint, the fog house room has no bathroom and a bathroom... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Sign up for this tour! It's a short boat ride to the island and a wonderful tour of the grounds and the lighthouse.

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Kernersville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Loved visiting the light house and sitting at the top of the knoll to watch the sailboats playing in the wind.

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Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This lighthouse sits out on a tiny island at the entrance to Newport Harbor. To reach it you must take the Jamestown/Newport Ferry, which is a great way to see the harbor itself! You have to pay $5 to disembark and then you're free to explore the island. You can see the lower level of the lighthouse but can't climb... More 

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This was an adorable island, the light house is fun to walk through and explore with all the history inside. The island is small and was quick and easy to explore and see. Due to seagulls nesting, we could only see a small part, but it was the perfect 45min. The baby seagulls walking around were adorable! The only problem... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I brought my 2 granddaughters ages 3 and 5 to visit the lighthouse and the fairy gardens. The day started off a boat ride around the harbor and over to Jamestown to pick up passengers. It was so interesting to see the multi million dollar yachts among the fishing fleet. Once on Rose Island, we were met by a most... More 

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Hicksville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Because I had once mentioned that staying overnight in a lighthouse would be cool, my husband booked Rose Island for my 60th birthday. We had beautiful weather and a glorious time. The accommodations vary but the given descriptions of what to expect were very accurate. If you require modern conveniences, only rent the keepers apartment on the second floor. We... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The whole island is about 18.5 acres and has only two lots. the lighthouse sits on the smaller of the two which contains 1.5 acres and is owned by city of newport. the rest of the island (about 17 acres) was acquired by the rose island lighthouse foundation (june 25, 1999). the foundation keeps the lighthouse property open year round... More 

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