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  The Millennium Ferry (not my pic)
by Bunsch

Lighthouse fans -- here's your big chance! In the summer of 2008, a new catamaran tour has begun, taking 400 lucky folks several times a day (Memorial Day through Columbus Day) on a ninety-minute tour of the various lighthouses and islands which dot Narragansett Bay. During the tour, narrated by a funny fellow named Arethur Strauss, you'll see the old lighthouses at Poplar Point, Plum Beach, Dutch Island, Whale Rock, Beavertail, Castle Hill, Lime Rock, Goat Island, Rose Island, and Conanicut Island, plus you get a very different perspective on the Jamestown and Newport Bridges, a chance to see some of Newport's stunning mansions from the water, and a swing past the Bay's many islands (some of which deserve a second visit all on their own). It's generally pleasant and cool on the water, but the big cat is also air conditioned and includes a snack bar.

Tickets are $25 per adults, $22 for seniors +60, $14 for children 2-12. Parking is free. Reservations are recommended.

Address: Quonset Point, North Kingstown, RI
Directions: Take Route 403 east to Roger Williams Way at Quonset Point, and follow the signs for Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Phone: (401) 295-4040
Website: http://www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com

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  • Written Sep 1, 2008
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