- Our list of the best things to do in Jamestown, Rhode Island, features the top 356 nearby activities — including 162 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Jamestown, RI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Museums & Galleries, and Entertainment & Shows.
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Featuring a lighthouse that was built in 1856, Beavertail Light and Park, is now part of the Rhode Island Parks System. The area includes hiking/biking trails, Lighthouse Museum, and a breath-taking view from the rocky perimeter at the ocean's edge.
Fort Wetherill State Park encompasses 61.5-acres situated atop 100-foot granite cliffs. In addition to the hiking trails, the park also provides the ideal vantage point to watch the America's Cup and Tall Ship events.
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Fire Department Memorial Building displays an array of antique fire-fighting equipment including an 1894 Lafrance Steam Fire Engine. Additional exhibits consist of antique firefighting equipment and photographs as well as a restored hand tub from the 1850's.
The Jamestown Fire Memorial Museum features a variety of fire artifacts, including an 1894 Steam pumper, a 1947 Dodge pumper / engine, and a 1925 LaFrance pumper / engine. The location, which is operated by volunteer firefighters, offers information on the history of firefighting.
A multidisciplinary arts facility, the Jamestown Arts Center brings a variety of artistic, cultural, and educational experiences to the area. The facility hosts concerts, art exhibits, films, and educational programs.
Conanicut Island Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve on the small and picturesque island of Conanicut. The sanctuary offers excellent opportunities for birdwatching, and offers hiking trails through wetland landscapes.
Situated in a preserved 19th century school house, the Jamestown Historical Society and Museum features a collection of artifacts and memorabilia reflecting the history of Jamestown Island. The Society hosts a variety of lectures and programs.