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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...more
We were recently on a cruise that stopped in Newport. We decide to take a short boat tour across the harbor to nearby Rose Island, home of the Rose Island Lighthouse. Our tour guide taught us about the area during the boat ride, and once...More
This was one of 9 1/2 lights you see on the lighthouse cruise tour with the Rhode Island Fast Ferry. The tour is between 1 1/2-2 hrs. The boat offers a nice perspective from the water, although it is available on a limited basis to...More
Just a 15 minute small ferry ride to this island. You can climb to the top of the lighthouse and see the barracks where soldiers lived during WWII guarding the ammunition that was stored here. There are photos and furniture in the lighthouse, which gives...More
This island is a little slice of paradise. You get great views of Newport from the top of the lighthouse and the island is so peaceful and calming. The tour guides at the lighthouse were friendly and willing to answer questions.
There is a small...More
We took the Rose Island-Jamestown Ferry to Rose Island. It is staffed by wonderful volunteers who obviously love what they are doing. We were greeted on the dock by a gentleman who gave us a few guidelines and tips; he graciously answered questions throughout our...More
We had a very cool visit to the island. We stayed for a single overnight and we were the only 2 people on the island. Exploring the island was fascinating and the views from the light at sunset were amazing. We did have trouble with...More
Ooooowee, baby. This historic landmark is situated offshore in what feels like the middle of Narragansett Bay. Ships and pleasure craft pass to the west and sailboat races are almost daily all summer. One must reach the lighthouse by boat and the ferry runs fairly...More
Fun to stay overnight at the lighthouse. We had the second floor apartment which is fully equiped and has a private bath. Bring your own food, but there is drinking water and a few spices and condiments if you want to use them. On the...More