Rhode Island Lighthouses
One of many Rhode Island lighthouses, the Castle Hill Light has been guiding mariners into Narragansett Bay since 1890. It is one of my favorites among the lesser-known Newport RI attractions.
Castle Hill is not only one of the best Newport Rhode Island hotels and Newport Rhode Island restaurants, but it's also one of the best wedding destinations on the island.
Don't let the sign intimidate you. It's only a short walk down the trail until you reach the lighthouse, and there's even some chairs on the path if you need to take a rest before you get there.
As you come to the end of the trail, you'll see this opening. Just make a right here, and the lighthouse is just a few more steps down in front of you.
Now this is a great spot to relax! You couldn't ask for a better view.
The lighthouse itself is not open to the public, but you can walk down the staircase to get a closer look.
Just be careful, as it's very steep. Take your time and be sure to hold the rope as you make your way down.
Once you make it to the bottom, about all there is to see is the door to the lighthouse, this stone and...
And last but not least...check out this amazing 360 degree panoramic image, courtesy of Chris Blake of Aerial Vr. Click on the Full Screen button for the full effect.
Castle Hill Lighthouse in Narragansett Bay
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