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Rose Island Lighthouse and Newport Harbor Tour

365 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-4242
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Unplug, unwind and reconnect

My family of five spent a wonderful overnight with friends in the Rose Island lighthouse. Our kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ohh S
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Light house boat tour

We had low expectations & were very pleasantly surprised by the entire tour. The crew was... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Norman, Oklahoma
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3 weeks ago
“Unplug, unwind and reconnect”
14 Feb 2017
“Light house boat tour”
365 Thames Street, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-847-4242

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of five spent a wonderful overnight with friends in the Rose Island lighthouse. Our kids enjoyed walking the beach, birdwatching and making s'mores. One of our kids even talked about how much he enjoyed being there and that he did not miss being...More

Thank Ohh S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had low expectations & were very pleasantly surprised by the entire tour. The crew was knowledgeable & pleasant. We even saw several America's Cup winners. We were lucky to see the Intrepid under full sale. We saw lighthouses of varied styles & loved the...More

Thank LadyLuck2014
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

You take this little launch to this spectacular little island in Narraganset bay , always private so it's who ever is on the tour . You can explore the island and I believe remnants of some military buildings? Then can go in the light house...More

Thank macfinns
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Historical and environmental education on a tour of the lighthouse and the bay itself. Learned about rules and laws put in place to save the bay.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 16 September 2015

An excellent tour of Newport Harbor but the visit to Rose Island is a must. the tour allows for stop overs at each location it lands. Rose Island Lighthouse provides a look back at what it was like to be a lighthouse keeper. In addition...More

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We were able to enjoy the Lighthouse on the 4th of July. A tender took us from the State Park to the Lighthouse. Here we enjoyed live music, hamburgers, hotdogs, and chicken...watermelon, and adult beverages. After dinner we took a little tour of the museum...More

2  Thank Twogr8danes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This was the second time my husband and I took the Rose Island Tour on a Canada New England cruise. We enjoyed it more the second time since more of the lighthouse was opened and we were also allowed to go to the top offering...More

Thank ladybug5
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Of course, we fell in love with the lighthouses! But we were very taken with the tour of Newport Harbor. What a beautiful seaport, and one with a lot of history. We had a wonderful time walking around and shopping.

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 30 August 2013

This historic lighthouse was built in 1869 and is now operated by a nonprofit citizens group as an envirronmental education center, depending on wind power, rainwater and "volunteering" guests. You may visit via ferry, plan a "working" overnight visit or simply reserve one of the...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 16 July 2012

I am talking about spending the night at the lighthouse. The RI Lighthouse foundation is who you contact for the reservations. Spend the night or two or the month! It is a peaceful, healthy serene environment. I went in November and spent two nights. It...More

4  Thank eaglebyron
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