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-sees 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 vacation home and experience everything that makes Goat Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Goat Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,041 vacation rentals near Goat Island. From 617 Houses to 222 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Goat Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Goat Island:

  • Point Judith: 372 vacation rentals
  • Matunuck: 478 vacation rentals
  • Bonnet Shores: 123 vacation rentals
  • Narragansett Pier: 411 vacation rentals
  • Newport East: 363 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Goat Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Goat Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Regatta Place: 1,790 vacation rentals
  • Belle Mer: 1,796 vacation rentals
  • Narragansett Beach: 717 vacation rentals
  • Easton's Beach: 1,779 vacation rentals
  • University of Rhode Island: 1,868 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Goat Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 617 Houses in Goat Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Goat Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 222 rentals available
  • Cabins: 87 rentals available
  • Cottages: 87 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Goat Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 123 vacation rentals with pool available in Goat Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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