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Fort Adams State Park

90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
+1 401-841-0707
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90 Fort Adams Dr, Eisenhower Trust Building, Newport, RI 02840-4388
+1 401-841-0707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the guided tour with a knowledgeable guide. It lasted about an hour. The tour includes touring the construction of the fort, the quarters for the military, etc. The tour is a walking tour with requiring the climbing of granite steps (about 20) up...More

1  Thank elbamsc1
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the history of our state, you'll like Ft Adams tour. Place for picnic with views of harbor too.

Thank mimitls2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arranged for the tour. This was much more interesting then I expected it to be. The tour guide "Jack" was excellent and knowledgeable about this Fort. He has a real interest in the history of the Fort,and how it was constructed. Well worth the time...More

2  Thank Zipride
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go to Fort Adams i'd definitely recommend taking a guided tour around the facility. Our tour guide was not only knowledgeable but funny also. The best part of the tour was the ending, we got to go under the fort and into the...More

1  Thank Dan E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful spot to see Narraganett Bay as well as surrounding sailing locations. The Oliver Wendell Perry Tall Ship is docked here and a great sight to see. The Bay Walk which goes around the Fort is a great place for a walk...More

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm only giving this 3 stars because parts of the park were closed because we missed the last guided tour of the day. I feel the experience will be greatly enhanced by joining a guided tour. There isn't much information if you're trying to do...More

Thank Jade98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Adams in Newport is most known these days as the site of the Newport Folk Festival and the Jazz Festival. Most people don't know about the history of the fort and have not taken a tour of it. The tour we took with the...More

Thank Jersey853
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby really enjoys military history so we decided to take the tour of the fort. The tour is good and you learn a lot of history about the fort. It lasts for about an hour. There is a good amount of walking and climbing...More

Thank Angielynn7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited pre-season, on a chilly day...and plan to return in warmer weather. Unfortunately, off-season there are few tours and we missed the last of them for the day, but were able to explore the expansive grounds and really get a sense of how well...More

Thank ragtop_rider
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to reallllly see the Fort-call ahead and find out when the guided tours are. This way, you get to see the inside of the barracks, the actual tunnels on the south side to help defend against land attacks. Our tour guide provided...More

Thank Carl V
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Rose G
Is Fort Adam's worth the trip in the dead of winter? We have an 11yo boy who loves all things Military, but if it's too cold, he won't want to go.
17 February 2017|
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Response from Ohh S | Reviewed this property |
I recommend warmer weather. There are always events at Fort Adams though and it's a great place to spend an afternoon
Susan L
We are staying at the Admiral Fitzroy from 7/27 to 7/29. Is this in walking distance to the location of the Bridge fest? What tours do you recommend? What restaurants moderate price seafood do you recommend
25 July 2016|
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Response from sestiro | Reviewed this property |
I think I'm too late ...but we really liked Benjamin's...I'm not sure if admiral Fitzroy is near the park...sorry
Divya A
I'm planning to camp for Newport Folk Festival in Fort Adams State Park. Where are the closest campgrounds? Do you need to book in advance?
7 July 2015|
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Response from JHaakRI | Reviewed this property |
There is a campground on Jamestown Island just over the bridge from Newport.