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Rose Island Lightouse, Newport

#15 of 20 in Historic Sites in Newport
Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Rose Island Lighthouse, located one mile from Newport, RI and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of only a few operating lighthouses maintained by working vacationers who sign on for a week at a time as part of Rose Island's environmental education program.

Named among 7 Charming Lighthouse Inns by Coastal Living Magazine.
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  • The light house staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The will talk with you for hours if you wish and oh did my wife talk. We really enjoyed this experience and the amazing view.  more »
  • This is such a unique opportunity to visit and tour a working lighthouse! I've been many times with the kids just to have a picnic and explore the rocks and bay creatures that live on the shore. Take....  more »

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