Other Sights You Will See in Narragansett Bay
This 90-minute Lighthouse Cruise also passes by 10 different Islands including; Fox Island, Dutch Island, the Island of Jamestown, Aquidneck Island, Goat Island, Rose Island, Coasters Harbor Island, Gould Island, Hope Island and Prudence Island. With over 60 miles of Rhode Island coastline being covered you will see many other picturesque sights as well including these incredible sights below.
Sailing under the Jamestown Bridge which spans the West Passage of Narragansett Bay and links the towns of North Kingstown and the Island of Jamestown. The Jamestown-Verrazano Bridge was built in 1992 and is 8,500 feet long and is 674 feet high above the center navigational channel.
Castle Hill, Newport
Situated on a forty-acre peninsula, at the west end of Newport's world renowned Ocean Drive, Castle Hill Inn & Resort is an extraordinary beauty of a private oceanfront resort.
Hammersmith Farm, Newport
A Victorian mansion with 28-rooms and surrounding property located in and was the childhood home to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. The property hosted the wedding reception of Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy. During his presidency, Kennedy spent enough time at Hammersmith Farm that it was referred to as the "Summer White House." The house was recently sold to the owner of Fruit of the Loom and is no longer open to the public.
Ocean Cliff, Newport
Located on 10 acres of rolling lawns with spectacular ocean views, the Ocean Cliff offers a truly unique blend of breathtaking beauty. Ocean Cliff has twenty-five guest rooms that whisk you back to the 19th century with modern conveniences, stunning oceanfront views and world-class cuisine.
Clingstone “House on the Rock”, Jamestown
Clingstone, a 1905 shingled residence built on a rock outcropping in Narragansett Bay off Jamestown, is a truly unique home. It has 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and offers unparalleled views from every room. This island home can only be accessed only by boat and has its own generator. The house can actually be rented for $7,500 per week during the summer months.
House on the Rock - NY Times Article
Fort Adams, Newport
Fort Adams is the second largest masonry fortification in the United States, exceeded only by Fort Monroe in Virginia. The site was first fortified with an earthwork battery in 1776 during the American Revolution; the guns were instrumental in driving British warships from Narragansett Bay in May of 1776. Named after then President John Adams the fort was designed to mount 464 cannon and be garrisoned by 2,440 soldiers in wartime. In 1985 Fort Adams was designated a National Historic Landmark - and is now a public State Park.
Newport Harbor Tour
Cruise through famous Newport Harbor; you will get an up close and personal tour of the second largest sailing port on the East Coast while viewing the historic architecture along the shoreline.
Sailboats & Yachts
View classic wooden sailboats to 12 meter class sailing vessels as well as multimillion dollar yachts along the Newport Harbor waterfront.
Rhode Island accommodates all types of commercial vessels in its waterways; as you cruise throughout Narragansett Bay you may see Cruise Ships, Oil Tankers, Tug Boats, Coal Barges, Yacht Transport Ships and Fishing Vessels.
Newport Pell Bridge
Sailing under the Newport Bridge which spans the East Passage of Narragansett Bay and connects the town of Jamestown on Conanicut Island and the City of Newport on Aquidneck Island. The Newport Pell Bridge was built in 1969 and is 11,250 feet long and is 215 feet high above the center navigational channel. This is the largest Suspension Bridge in all of New England.