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Fort Adams State Park, Newport

Categories: Historic Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Embark on an historical tour of Fort Adams State Park and take in the park's panoramic views of the harbor and Narragansett Bay. Choose from a guided tour of the fort's tunnels where soldiers used to patrol or or an above-ground one that covers the history and significance of the state park. Go swimming, boating, fishing, have a picnic, or watch a game of soccer or rugby on the fields here. There is also space to relax and watch the sunset. Jazz and folk music festivals take place periodically, so check the schedule before you visit. To visit Fort Adams State Park and other attractions in Newport, use our Newport holiday planner.
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  • Our tour along the Ocean Drive from Newport ended here. It is a impressive Fort and unfortunately we arrived to late for the guided tour of the fort. Therefore we have to come back once upon a time. B...  read more »
  • On spur of moment decided to visit Fort Adams and discovered guided tour had started a few minutes before, but staff went out of their way to add us to party. Really interesting tour with a knowledgab...  read more »
  • We came after hours so we missed the tour of the fort but we explored a portion of the bay walk. It offered some great photography opportunity of the boats docked and the bridge. A couple of huge crui...  read more »
  • Great spot for scenic water/boat views, walking or jogging. My yorkie loves the park to run around in the off season. I have picnic'd here many a summer w/ my mom & doggie. Fort tours, Halloween & ghost attractions in fall are awesome, not to mention the folk & jazz festivals held here every summer among other events.
  • Went for folk festival. Beautiful setting. My only complaint was the organization for buying beer with tokens. The token line was way too long. They need more token tables in the future.
  • A must-visit when you're in Newport, RI, Fort Adams is as majestic a fort as it is historic. During the summer, there are numerous activities for locals and tourists alike. If you are lucky, you might also see various cruise ships dock or pass by. Before leaving, make sure to visit the Museum of Yachting too!
  • We had a great time, the tour was amazing! Learned so much, kids had a great time. Check out the tunnels!
  • Great fishing and great park. If you're around enough, you'll see some amazing ships Moore up almost daily
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