Fort Adams State Park Harrison Ave & Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI02840 This popular state park situated at the mouth of Newport Harbor offers a wide variety of activities. Boating, fishing,…More sports and picnicking are all popular activities. Fort Adams Trust and the Museum of Yachting are both located here, as is Sail Newport. Fort Adams is also the home of the world-renowned Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival.
Kitt Kites 478 Thames St, Newport, RI02840 Kitt Kites is a one-stop kite shop located in Newport. Casual hobbyists and enthusiasts alike can find traditional…More recreational variety alongside stunt and traction kites. This business organizes Newport's annual kite festival, held every July at Brenton Point State Park.
Bowen's Wharf shopping center calls itself "the anchor of Newport" because of its prime location and dozens of…More businesses. Whether you're arriving by car or boat, there's plenty of restaurants and eateries, clothing shops, art galleries and boutiques that specialize in everything from embroidered leather luggage to blown glass and scrimshaw.
The wharf is open year-round, and holds special events such as its seafood festival in the fall and an annual Christmas tree lighting during the holidays.
Fort Adams Trust 90 Fort Adams Dr, Newport, RI02840 Founded in 1994, Fort Adams Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration and preservation of…More historic Fort Adams. Thanks to Fort Adams Trust, the Fort can be explored and enjoyed and even rented out for private functions. Fort Adams Trust runs the gift shop and guided tours and is also responsible for a Civil War reenactment in July involving actors staging a seige of the fort and the Jazz and Folk Festivals in August.