Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI: Sailing, Festivals, and Fort Tours
Located just 3 miles from the Francis Malbone House at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island features an array of outdoor recreational activities with exceptional panoramic views of Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. In the summer months, visitors can enjoy swimming, sailing, fishing, soccer, rugby, and picnicking seaside. Take a guided tour of Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortification in the United States to see where soldiers once lived, enter the casemates, explore the tunnel system, and climb the bastions for breathtaking views. Home of the annual Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals and Sail Newport organization, Fort Adams State Park is known to bring the crowds to enjoy music and the beautiful surroundings.