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I put it as very good as I love history 1842 lighthouse is history

not a lot to see.It is a very small lighthouse on a small piece of an an Island (I think) but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry N
Coventry, Rhode Island
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 17 September 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

not a lot to see.It is a very small lighthouse on a small piece of an an Island (I think) but it does an important job and shows everyone that RI has a great part in the history of the Ocean. Thus we are the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 4 October 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 6 November 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 23 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 25 September 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank D_v_D_USA
Reviewed 13 October 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank TimelessCafe
Reviewed 30 April 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.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank BillY791
Reviewed 27 September 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

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank heidi F
Reviewed 20 August 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

Date of experience: August 2015
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