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Recent Jamestown reviews

  • Awesome

    "Perfect location! Plenty of room to accommodate larger groups. Short walk/bike ride to Jamestown. I couldn't have asked for more!"
    Guest: Darby Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 4, 2014
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  • Wonderful House in Jamestown... Highly Recommend

    "We decided last minute to book a family get away to RI. Being that we live in Southern CT we didn't want to travel to far so we decided on RI. Have never been to Jamestown before we didn't know what to expect. Boy were we pleasantly surprised.... Jamestown is a very quaint beach town with wonderful sites to see and great restaurants and beaches. It offers close proximity to the other RI towns but without the crowds. You can pop into Newport to shop, eat or go to the beach and then leave to peace and quiet. Being that I work in NYC on a daily basis escaping the noise and the crowds is important to me. Now on to the house.... It is the perfect beach getaway. We have 2 boys (1 and 2.5 years old)... Very active and adventurous. The house was perfect for them. There is a nice sized back yard with a play set. My oldest would spend hours out there playing. The best part of the house is it's proximity to Mackerel Cove Beach (2 min walk). Katherine has an ATW - all terrain wagon (which tenants can use) so you load it up with all your beach gear and two minutes later your feet are in the ocean. Traveling with young children is never easy so having these resources available make it a bit easier. I cannot not also say enough good things about Mackerel Cove Beach. It's on a cove so the waves aren't too big. Perfect for young swimmers to get their water time to swim or hunt shells. The best part about it is that it is never overly crowded. I was there last week in Aug (prime time) and the beach was never too busy. Lastly being that the house is so close to the beach you get a cool breeze when sitting on the covered porch. It was never to hot or humid with the fresh ocean air blowing gently by the house. I will be planning another return to this house as it is the perfect family getaway."
    Guest: Alex Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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  • Nice comfortable home

    "We visited this home to attend Parent's weekend at the Naval Academy Prep School. It is very convenient to Newport. The home is very well suited to six people. The lower level is a huge area, wonderful for young folks to gather for games or TV with lots of seating. We did not use either of the pull out couches so cannot comment on their sleeping comfort. There is a large, flat back yard wonderful for Frisby or other games. The kitchen area is equipped with plenty of dishes and flatware though the frying pans appear to have been abused. We would definitely return if there is another long weekend to visit the area."
    Guest: Jane S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • A Rhode Island/South County gem...

    "This was my family's third year staying at this lovely Jamestown home. I grew up in Rhode Island and have rented all over New England (Cape Cod , etc) and this location just draws us back..Lovely, bright and airy home with a deck (with outside dining table where we had EVERY meal) and a beautiful lawn fully in view of the Western Passage of Narragansett Bay (stunning sunset every night). Sail and motor, ferries and fishermen..this is a location that you just don't tire of. I always "look around" at other rentals, but have not found anything comparable..Owners are low-key but helpful and responsive..I think anyone would enjoy it..."
    Guest: Love RI Beaches Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 17, 2014
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Jamestown Travel Tips

Traveling to Jamestown Vacation Rentals

The nearest airport to Jamestown is located in Warwick, just a short 25-minute drive away. The airport hosts regularly scheduled flights from Washington, New York City, Boston, and Chicago, among other destinations. It is just a regional airport so if you are traveling from Canada or Europe, you will need to connect via an international airport hub before flying on to Warwick. From the airport, you easily get a taxi to Jamestown. Alternatively, if you want to be able to some exploring during your stay, you can hire a car. There are many rental agencies at the airport. An alternate way to travel from either Boston or New York is on the Amrak rail line. The nearest station is Kingston Station which is just a 15-minute drive from Jamestown. This is a convenient and stress-free way to start your vacation. No traffic congestion or tiring driving to get to your vacation destination is required.

Stylish Jamestown Lodging

Jamestown is a destination where you have the rare opportunity to stay in a historic home. There are some homes that date back to the early 1900s; they have been lovingly restored and furnished with antiques. You can feel as though you have stepped back in time as you enjoy the stylish colonial comforts.

Famous Landmarks near Jamestown Cottages

If you happen to take a ferry tour, you can see some of the magnificent old mansions that are found in the area. The Clingstone is house built in the early 1900s for a person by the name of Lovering Wharton. This privately-owned home is perched atop a rock in Narragansett Bay and locally known as the “House on the Rocks.” It is three-and-a-half stories tall and was constructed using mill-type framing to withstand the hurricane-force winds that sometimes lash the coast. After being unoccupied for decades, it was purchased and then renovated by the owner. It remains a well-known landmark.

The Jamestown Firefighting Equipment Museum is a great place to take the kids. Here, you can see antique firefighting equipment, including a horse-drawn carriage. One of the exhibits is an 1894 Lafrance steam-driven fire engine which still functions very effectively. It is able to pump water at an impressive rate of 600 gallons per minute. Admission to the museum is free.

The Jamestown History Museum is located in a 19th-century schoolhouse. The museum is operated by the local historical society and houses artifacts from all over the region. There are several interesting old maps, ferry system memorabilia and old photographs that depict the town’s history.

The Jamestown Philomenian Library shares its premises with the Sydney L. Wright Memorial Museum. The museum has an interesting collection of ancient Indian artifacts that were discovered in archeological digs in the 1960s. There are also several showcases with European artifacts from the 1600s.

Watson Farm has an old 1796 farmhouse and is set on 280 acres on land. It is a historic landmark and working farm that is operated in old traditional style. The Jamestown Windmill is located about a mile north of the town near Watson Farm. The windmill was built in 1787 and served as the main method used to crush grain in the area before steam engines were introduced. A major restoration work on the windmill took place and was completed in 2001. Admission to the windmill is free.

Seasons to Visit Rhode Island Vacation Rentals in Jamestown

Most visitors come to Jamestown during the warmer summer months. The season runs from May to October, with most visitors staying during the school holiday season. For visitors that want to avoid the crowds, you may consider September when the weather is still warm but the school scrowds have returned home.

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