One of the largest seacoast fortifications built in the US, Fort Adams provides a visual record of military history for the 1820's to the end of WWII. The walls of the fort, the "listening tunnels," and panoramic views of Narragansett Bay combine to make this an interesting and educational stop. Guided tours are available daily on the hour from 10 am to 4 pm beginning in late May.View Ferry Schedule
The Jamestown Newport Ferry runs continuous express service to Fort Adams with departures from One East Ferry Wharf in Jamestown. See our website for schedule and rate information.
The world-famous Newport Jazz Festival is celebrating its 65th anniversary this year! The favorite mode of transportation to the festival, the Jamestown Newport Ferry will take you straight to the heart of the action. Headliners for the 2019 festival include Herbie Hancock, Common, Corinne Bailey Rae and more.
Senator John H. Chafee sponsored a joint resolution designating the day of August 7, 1989 as “National Lighthouse Day.” In summary “Designates August 7, 1989, as National Lighthouse Day and calls for lighthouse grounds, where feasible, to be open to the public.” On November 5, 1988 President Ronald Reagan signed the Bill into law (No. 100-622). SPECIAL: Jamestown Newport Ferry will offer a special Sunset Cruise on National Lighthouse Day. Click on Event Website for more information.