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Castle Hill Lighthouse

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Address: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI

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Great View

The walk to the lighthouse through the woods is lovely and, once you arrive at the Lighthouse, the view is great with its perfect panorama up and down Naragansett Bay. However... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The walk to the lighthouse through the woods is lovely and, once you arrive at the Lighthouse, the view is great with its perfect panorama up and down Naragansett Bay. However, the Lighthouse itself is nothing much to write home about. All up, an enjoyable stroll if you are staying at Castle Hill Inn and are in for some sightseeing.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very nice stop along the Ocean Drive. Short walk from the marina, and incredible view from the lighthouse grounds!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Easy walk from the Castle Hill Inn. Just a short walk up a grassy hill and you are at a prime spot for sunset.

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RHODE ISLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

just how many lives do lighthouses save over the years? I bet a lot. when you see the light on top going around to warn boats and ships to stay away you may not think about that but it is an important job. the lighthouse here is not huge but it is a really nice place to visit.The grounds at... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This light house is hidden near Castle Hill Inn and does not come up on GPS. Park in the lot at the bottom of the hill before reaching the inn and take the wooded trail (very short) and once you reach the clearing, go straight. Beautiful views of Narrangasset Bay. Wish we had done this at sunset!

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Deer Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The lighthouse is so quaint and beautiful. The Castle Hill restaurant was absolutely terrific. The food was top notch and the ambiance was just as wonderful. The red sangria was one of the best I've tasted. If you are traveling to Newport you must visit the Castle Hill restaurant!!

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Linden, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

While we haven't been up close and personal, have to say, the view from the Madeleine sunset champagne sail cruise was nothing less than spectacular. WOW

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Buenos Aires
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice place, ideal to finish your day watching beautiful sunsets in one of the 2 restaurants nearby. Don´t forget your camera!

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Brewster, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Worth the short walk from the inn parking lot to get the views overlooking the entrance to Newport harbor.

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The view was spectacular from the lighthouse area. We were first of the season visitors so the museum was closed & the gift shop hadn't gotten things ready. We were told that the fog usually prohibits any view of the lighthouse but on the day of our visit, it was beautiful.

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Address: Ocean Drive, Newport, RI
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport

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