Destination guide

Charming Goat Island will entice you

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Goat Island. This romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and boating. Touro Synagogue and Fort Adams State Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Goat Island

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Goat Island a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Old Colony and Newport Railway (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Exploration Center and Aquarium (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Cliff Walk (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Newport Country Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Watson Farm (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Goat Island

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Goat Island is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Storer Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Newport Harbour (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Battery Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • King Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Touro Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ballard Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Goat Island

Fly into Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 8.6 mi (13.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Goat Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,034 holiday lettings around Goat Island. From 613 Houses to 219 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Goat Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Goat Island:

  • Top of the Hill: 288 holiday homes
  • Briggs Farm: 141 holiday homes
  • Fifth Ward: 138 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 228 holiday homes
  • Wakefield-Peacedale: 32 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Goat Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Goat Island. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Regatta Place: 1,791 holiday lettings
  • Belle Mer: 1,792 holiday lettings
  • Windmill Cottage: 1,465 holiday lettings
  • 2nd Story Theatre: 1,188 holiday lettings
  • George B. Salter Memorial Grove: 928 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Goat Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Goat Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 613 Houses in Goat Island. Our other popular types of Goat Island holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 219 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 87 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Goat Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 121 holiday homes with pool available in Goat Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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