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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Rhode Island

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Historical Places in Rhode Island

Historic Walking Area
Cliff Walk , Newport
Cliff Walk is a 5.6 km (3.5 mi) public access walkway that takes you along Newport’s shoreline. The walk is famous for its views, which combi
Tours from $50
Rough Point Museum , Newport
Welcome to the Newport home of Doris Duke—heiress, preservationist and art collector. From April through the first week of November, tour the
Tours from $5
Beavertail Lighthouse, built in 1856, was and still is the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island, United States, marking the entrance to Narraga
Tours from $85
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
This 90-minute narrated harbor cruise of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay will have you cruising in comfort as you enjoy a scenic tour of Newport and Jamestown. Guests of the morning cruise enjoy a complimentary mimosa, fresh-brewed coffee or juice. Afternoon cruisers are offered a complimentary Rhode Island specialty: Del's lemonade or a coffee "cabinet" shake. A cash bar with a selection of wine, beer, and signature cocktails is available on board.
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Religious Site
Touro Synagogue , Newport
The Touro Synagogue or Congregation Jeshuat Israel (Hebrew: קהל קדוש ישועת ישראל‎) is a synagogue built in 1763 in Newport, Rhode Island. It
Tours from $27
South East Lighthouse , New Shoreham

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Historic destinations in Rhode Island

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