Fort Adams State Park, Newport, RI
During its years of active service, Fort Adams housed generations of soldiers. Now the Fort is open to tours, and offers spectacular views of the bay and a wealth of history for enthusiasts. Bay Walks begin at the Fort and take visitors along the picturesque East Passage of Narragansett Bay with…
Former US Army post established on July 4, 1799 as a First System coastal fortification, and named for President John Adams. Also home to Sail Newport and host to the famous Folk and Jazz Festivals, and countless Yacht races.
Fort Adams offers hourly guided tours where you can explore the underground tunnels & fortresses, you can also go on a self tour, as well as walk the Fort Adams Bay Walk for the best sunset in Newport!
Great view of the Bay and sailing. Iconic setting of the Newport Folk and Jazz Festivals.
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Point of Interest
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