Fort Adams State Park, Newport

4.4
#2 of 12 in Parks in Newport
Historic Site · Park
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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Fort Adams State Park by using our Newport tour itinerary builder.
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  • Love the view. But Newport has lots of great views. The Ford is only marginally cool. It’s really just a big brick wall with some dirt around it. As far as forts go, it’s kind of lame. Don’t get too.....  more »
  • We have toured a whole bunch of forts outside the U.S. and this one had the second best view. It was probably the best maintained fort we have visited. It looks small from the outside, but is not...  more »

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