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Attraction of the Week: Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence

Surprisingly, the Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence is considered to be the best zoo in the Greater Boston region. Even though Boston is the bigger city with the bigger amenities, Providence’s zoo gets most of the attention. Providence is an overlooked small city, most well-known for being home to Ivy League Brown University and the […]

10 Breathtakingly Beautiful Rhode Island Attractions

There are so many gorgeous places to explore and activities to enjoy in the “Ocean State” that it would be difficult to condense the many choices into a Top 10 list.  From gorgeous beaches to beautiful natural parks, Rhode Island is home to some of the most spectacular natural scenery in the US. Below is […]

Beautiful Views at Lincoln Woods State Park

Lincoln Woods State Park is a beautiful Rhode Island state park located just a short drive from Providence (~20min). Summer activities at Lincoln Woods include: hiking, jogging, fishing, picnicking, and swimming at the beach. This is a beautiful park to take a walk around. The park is filled with beautiful tall, old trees. The paved […]

20 Great Tourist Attractions

Some tourist attractions are worth every penny, while others leave you wishing you would have spent your money elsewhere. I have compiled a list of the best tourist attractions – each of these are well worth the admission price. Some are even free; you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot to have a good […]

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge – Nature, Scenic views, & Serenity

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful 242 acre refugee, which occupies a peninsula between the Sakonnet River and Rhode Island Sound. We found Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge by accident while looking for a beach in the area. It is located right down the road. I am glad that we decided to drive […]

5 Fantastic Must-Do Bike Paths!

Biking is one of my favorite fall, spring, and summertime activities. No matter where you live or vacation to, you are bound to find plenty of opportunities for scenic bike paths. Take a look at 5 of my favorites, and be sure to share some of your own! Marvin Braude Bike Trail – California The […]

CliffWalk Newport – Spectacular Ocean and Mansion Views!

CliffWalk in Newport, Rhode Island is a scenic 3.5 mile National Recreation Trail which runs along the Newport Shoreline. Along the way you will pass the spectacular Newport Mansions, also known as “summer cottages.” The most famous, The Breakers, is a marvelous site encompassing over 137,000 square feet. As as a portion of the walk […]

Jamestown Island, Rhode Island: The Search for Sea Glass

I took a trip out to Jamestown Rhode Island this weekend to look for sea glass. Jamestown is located on Conanicut Island about a ten minute drive from Newport. The island is connected by bridge and you have to pay a small toll to pass ($2). The views going over the bridge are magnificent! Jamestown […]