About The Area
Welcome to the Ocean State! As the name implies, Rhode Island's life, culture and people are shaped by the water.
Highlights of the state include: Newport with its rich boating history and impressive mansions, The Blackstone Valley, the birthplace of the American Industrialization; Block Island, a little paradise in the ocean, and Providence with its historic downtown and lively neighborhoods.
During the summer, Rhode Island has a wide variety of different activities to take part in that are both fun and exciting. Soak up the sun on a sailboat or an outdoor patio. Take a stroll past The Breakers and explore some of the most extravagant mansions surrounded by beautiful gardens. Or visit the Museum of Art or the Newport Grand Slots for an exciting evening. ...MORE