Beach in Narragansett & Point Judith

Scarborough State Beach

Scarborough (sometimes written as 'Scarboro') is considered by many to be the best in the state. A massive, castle-like pavilion, generous boardwalks, a wide and long beachfront, on-duty lifeguards and great, predic…
Nature Reserve in Southern Rhode Island

Ninigret State Conservation Area

One of Rhode Island's most delightful swimming holes can be found in this conservation area, which features a massive lagoon bounded by barrier beaches and fed by freshwater springs. Between the lagoon and the Atlan…
Beach in Narragansett & Point Judith

Roger W Wheeler State Beach

Locally known as Sand Hill Cove, the Roger W Wheeler State Beach, just south of Galilee, is the spot for families with small children. Not only does it have a playground and other facilities, it also has an extremel…
Beach in Narragansett & Point Judith

Narragansett Town Beach

This mile-long stretch of beach tends to be crowded because it's an easy walk from Narragansett Pier. It's popular with surfers thanks to its soft curling waves, and is serviced by two pavilions, changing rooms and …
Church in Southern Rhode Island

Old Narragansett Church

Also known as St. Paul's, this white timber church still celebrates Mass and is believed to be the oldest Episcopal church in New England.
Beach in Westerly & Watch Hill

East Beach

This fine beach is in front of the Ocean House hotel. It stretches for several miles from the Watch Hill lighthouse all the way to Misquamicut, with the open ocean crashing on one side and large, gray-shingled homes…
Ride in Westerly & Watch Hill

Flying Horses Carousel

This antique ride dates from 1883. Besides being perhaps the oldest carousel in the country, it boasts a unique design: its horses are suspended on chains so that they really do 'fly' outward as the carousel spins a…
Beach in Westerly & Watch Hill

Atlantic Beach Park

This antique amusement area ranges between charming and derelict. Here you'll find plenty to enjoy or avoid – miniature golf, batting cages, and rides for the kiddies, which, although worn and rickety, we are told a…
Beach in Westerly & Watch Hill

Misquamicut State Beach

With good surf and close proximity to the Connecticut state line, Misquamicut draws huge crowds. It offers families low prices and convenient facilities for changing, showering and eating. Misquamicut is situated ju…
Beach in Southern Rhode Island

Blue Shutters Town Beach

A Charlestown-managed beach, this is a good choice for families. There are no amusements other than nature's own, but there are convenient facilities, a watchful staff of lifeguards, generally mild surf and smaller …