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Castle Hill Lighthouse

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Address: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

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great lunch

don't recall any dislikes, but made for a great lunch on our very scenic bike ride, overlooks the water and the view is so great you don't want to leave

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Mickleton, New Jersey
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Mickleton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

don't recall any dislikes, but made for a great lunch on our very scenic bike ride, overlooks the water and the view is so great you don't want to leave

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great panoramic view! The food was excellent and the staff was very attentive. Looking forward to returning.

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Delhi, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This was a great place to see the sunset. It's not easy to find - need to take a right off Ocean Drive past US Coast Guard facility and we parked near the marina (before the Inn), then walked up path to lighthouse.

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Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There are several lighthouses around Newport. This is a beautiful area to take pictures and have the lighthouse in the scene.

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New Paltz, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The castle Hill Lighthouse was well worth the short hike. The light is on a rocky cliff and is beautiful and great for photos. We decided to have lunch at the Castle Hill Inn while we were there it was a wonderful afternoon.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Gorgeous lighthouse easily accessible via a short trail walk. Very picturesque and in good condition. A site worth visiting.

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

You can find this in the short walking trail near the Castle Hill Main Inn and the Beach Houses. It is the perfect place to watch the sunset on the cliff. There is a staircase for some photo ops as well. Romantic and picturesque

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Follow the path from the Castle Hill parking lot to the light house or if it's foggy, follow the unmistakable cooing of the foghorn to the base of the light house. You can climb around it and out onto the rocks. There is a footpath down to the beach cabanas. The signs say guests only but just go for it.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Traveled up to Castle Inn where the lighthouse it located. OMG! What a great spot. You are overlooking Narragansett Bay at a prime spot. The sun was casting an unbelievable light upon the lighthouse. Light upon light. Incredible.

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Stow, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Very nice short walk to the lighthouse and great views. We were there in the winter and bet that the walk is even nicer in the better weather.

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