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Things to do in Rhode Island

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The top 31 attractions in Rhode Island

Of Touristic Interest in Providence
Sometimes large, hyped-up events aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. But WaterFire, which turns Providence’s three rivers (the Wo
Historical Monuments in Newport
Newport Mansions
This house is ... gargantuan! No less than 70 rooms, including a ballroom, a music room, a library, living rooms, bedrooms, bathro
Bays in Newport
Cliff Walk
If you don't want to pay to see all the mansions, you can also take the path along the cliffs and see them from the outside. Well-
Of Touristic Interest in Providence
Federal Hill
Federal Hill, Providence’s “Little Italy,” is both a part of the city and a distinct quarter. Enter the neighborhood under an arch
Of Touristic Interest in Providence
Benefit Street Walking Tour
If you’re not familiar with New England, Providence’s Benefit Street is as good a place as any to discover why so many people love
Streets in Providence
Wickenden Street
On Wickenden Street, in the historically Portuguese Fox Point section of Providence, you can find restaurants named Abyssinia, Duc
Viewpoints in Newport
Ocean Drive Newport
Leaving Newport, you can either take the 238 north, or if you have a little more time, take the 138A that goes to east along the o
Of Touristic Interest in Narragansett
Point Judith Lighthouse
Rhode Island is officially nicknamed the Ocean State, so it’s not surprising that this little area boasts an impressive collection
Gardens in Westerly
Wilcox Park
A walkable, eclectic downtown full of independent shops and restaurants help make downtown Westerly a great spot to stroll on a la
Ruins in Newport
Old Stone Mill
In Newport’s quiet Touro Park, which feels worlds away from the bustling, touristy parts of this famous town, stands an unsolved m
Villages in South Kingstown
South Kingstown Driving Tour
There’s a lot to see in South Kingstown, the largest town in Rhode Island. Made up of over ten villages and sections - some with c
Bays in Newport
Bannister's Wharf
Historic streets lined with cute shops in a relaxing waterfront setting are standard issue in any coastal vacation town. But Newpo
Festivals in Bristol
Bristol Fourth of July Celebration
Bristol, RI boasts the oldest continuously observed Fourth of July celebration in America; it began in 1785. That would just be a
Streets in Tiverton
Tiverton Four Corners
Tiverton Four Corners could technically be described as simply a four-way intersection in the town of Tiverton, Rhode Island. But
Streets in Tiverton
Scenic Drive (Route 77)
Route 77 travels from Tiverton to Little Compton’s Sakonnet Point, the tip of the peninsula that extends into Rhode Island Sound.
Nature Reserves in Bristol
Colt State Park
To enter Colt State Park, on Narragansett Bay in Bristol, is to instantly relax. The road winds along the shore, offering views of
Historical Monuments in Pawtucket
Slater Mill Museum
America’s Industrial Revolution was born here, in the city of Pawtucket in the Blackstone Valley National Heritage Corridor, in 17
Synagogues in Newport
Touro Synagogue
Historically, Rhode Island has been a refuge for those who weren't welcome elsewhere, so it’s not surprising that America’s oldest
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