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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 scenery in the US. Below is a […]

100 Things to do in New England

New England is a picturesque area of the country filled with endless opportunities for recreation, entertainment, and education. Whether you are into history, sports, photography, great dining, or the outdoors, you are bound to find more than a few things to do. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont all have one thing […]

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 […]

Slater Memorial Park: Home of the World’s Oldest Looff Stander Carousel

Slater Memorial Park, named after Samuel Slater, who built America’s first water powered mill, is the oldest and largest park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. The park is located about 15 minutes from Providence, making it an ideal daytime recreational destination. In 1976, Slater Park was added to The National Register of Historic Places in 1976. […]

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 […]

East Bay Bike Path: A Scenic Rhode Island Gem!

The East Bay Bike Path is a scenic 14.5 mile path, spanning across 4 different cities in Rhode Island including: Bristol, Warren, Barrington, and East Providence. This path, which was completed in 1992, follows the old abandoned Providence and Bristol Railroad. The entire path is loaded with scenic views of the Narragansett Bay, the Providence […]

WaterFire Providence: The Summer’ Biggest Artistic Event

Waterfire is a popular artistic event held in Providence, Rhode Island during the summer months and early fall months. This event takes place in downtown Provdience at WaterPlace Park. Over 80 bonfires are lit on the river on an award winning sculpture created by artist Barnaby Evans. The event starts with people carrying torches down […]