The Newport Tower is a round stone tower located in Newport, Rhode Island. No one knows who built the 28-foot tower and no one knows why. But nearly everyone knows the legends: Its eight pillars and fieldstone cylinder are the work of far-roaming Vikings, or Chinese explorers, or Portuguese noblemen, or Knights Templar from medieval Scotland.
Updated May, 2014. Consider 100 things to do with kids in Rhode Island Kidoinfo’s Bucket List, filled with things to do with your children before they grow up! Fun, food, culture, and history—all unique to our area: these are things we believe every young Rhode Islander should see and do.