Top things to do in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Top Choice American in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Simpatico Jamestown

Sample the likes of shrimp paella, comfort chicken and citrus-barbecued pork tenderloin from a menu that includes seafood, but is refreshingly not limited to it. Apart from the quality and presentation of its cookin…
Lighthouse in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Beavertail Lighthouse Museum

Located within Beavertail State Park and built in 1749, Jamestown's Beavertail Lighthouse is one of the oldest along the Atlantic coast, and still signals ships into Narragansett Bay. Inside there's a small maritime…
Historic Site in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Watson Farm

It's a delight to wander around the 265-acre Watson Farm, which has been tended by five generations of the descendants of Job Watson since 1796. The farm welcomes visitors and continues to practice traditional farmi…
Diner in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Chopmist Charlies

Chopmist Charlies is a refreshing alternative to dining in Newport, where restaurants of its ilk can feel too pricey, too crowded or too stuffy. Charlies is patronized by locals and accessible to everyone. Expect fr…
State Park in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Beavertail State Park

At the southernmost tip of the island you'll come to Beavertail State Park, where you can enjoy one of the best vistas – and sunsets – in the Ocean State. Many vacationers bring lawn chairs, barbecues and picnics an…
Bar in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

J22 Tap and Table

Jamestown's most popular bar (due to a veritable lack of competition) also tries its hand at upscale Modern American food. Our tip, drink here and dine elsewhere.
State Park in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Fort Wetherill State Park

Situated upon granite cliffs, this compact state park, occupying the site of a former coastal artillery fort and barracks dating back to as early as 1798, offers sweeping views across to Fort Adams State Park and Ne…
Bakery in Jamestown & Conanicut Island

Village Hearth Artisan Bakery

This low-slung yellow shack is situated a block north of the Jamestown village center. It houses a community bakery and, on Saturdays and Sundays only, a wood-fired pizzeria. It's a good pit stop for picnic fare, se…