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Rose Island Lightouse

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365 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6603
+1 401-847-4242
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2 Hour Newport Harbor Sail Aboard Former America's Cup Yacht
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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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365 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6603
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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....More

Thank Brian D
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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.

Thank TODDMELLO
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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.

Thank Kathryn B
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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...More

3  Thank Lauryc
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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...More

Thank flcovermiss
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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...More

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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....More

Thank Claire H
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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...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is not a big oooh and aaah place but it's a decent way to spend a couple of hours. The boat ride over affords you the opportunity to see some of those enormous mansions from the other side. If you're a photo buff Rose...More

1  Thank Kathy O
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Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is beautiful, it is scenic, and it is historic, who could ask for anything more??!! The volunteers here are dedicated and so very friendly. They know so much about their wonderful light and they love to tell their visitors all of the wonderful stories....More

Thank comquot
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