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Quiet testament to history

The current lighthouse dates back to 1842, making it one of the older ones in the state. It sits at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Amazing place!!!

After crossing the Jamestown Verrazano bridge over to Rhode Island and encountered a magnificent... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2017
Travelcooking
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had performed a quick Internet search of light houses in the Newport area and this was listed among them. It is a small lighthouse visible from the road between some houses on a cul-de-sac. The way I organize my trip was to view the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The current lighthouse dates back to 1842, making it one of the older ones in the state. It sits at the northern end of Goat Island, not far from Pell Bridge, and is hard to spot unless you’re on the causeway to Goat Island or...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

After crossing the Jamestown Verrazano bridge over to Rhode Island and encountered a magnificent view of the yachts and boats around us, we could only just park to have a better sight. We found ourselves with a scenic panorama that included the light house. Also...More

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Passed by the light in the harbor. Rather overpowered by the bridge. But it serves as a boaters landmark. Lots of sailboats in the harbor. Terrific.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

The harbor walk offers a nice view from the bridge and a lot of boats around. I was able to capture a cruise ship which made it even better.

Thank D_v_D_USA
Reviewed October 12, 2016

A cute little lighthouse that can only be accessed thru the hotel lobby, out to the deck... down the stairs... along the path. We walked around quite a bit before realizing how to get to it.

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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

The old light house is on the end of Goat Island beside a large Hotel. It has a great view of the bridge and the Navy War College. It's worth a stop.

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Reviewed September 26, 2015

The Goat Island Light House is on a tiny Island in the Narragansett Bay which can be reached by bridge. A large hotel over -shadows the diminutive light house. However, it is still worth seeing the lighthouse up close if you are in the area....More

1  Thank heidi F
Reviewed August 20, 2015

The lighthouse is historic, but well maintained. It is on the grounds of the Hyatt Hotel on Goat Island in Newport, Rhode Island. You can walk up to -- but not go into the lighthouse). Stand on the approach to Goat Island at Storer Park...More

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