Rhode Island is a unique place filled with many wonders. While the beauty of the Ocean State is limitless, there are also many other things that make it stand out from the rest of the nation. Here are 12 examples of things that Rhode Island does the best around!
1. The beach
Rhode Island has an epic coast filled with beautiful state beaches.
2. Fried seafood
From clams and scallops to shrimp and so much more, Rhode Island restaurants really know how to bread and fry amazing seafood dishes.
Let's be honest. If it's not Del's, it almost isn't worth it! Rhode Island's own frozen lemonade is almost too good for words.
4. A creative capital
The capital city of Providence is nicknamed the "creative capital" for a reason! It is filled with amazing art galleries, museums, large captivating murals, and so much more.
In many ways the state of Rhode Island is one big college town. With amazing universities like Brown, Rhode Island School of Design, University of Rhode Island, and more, the smallest state is definitely one filled with opportunity for continued education.
6. Historical sites
Rhode Island's historical sites include spectacular attractions like gilded age mansions, old textile mills, colonial homes and much more.
11. Hot dogs
Once you've tried a hot wiener in Rhode Island, you'll have a hard time eating regular hot dogs again.
From legendary Gaspee Days to having one of the largest Pride parades in the country, Rhode Islanders definitely know how to throw amazing parades.
9. Fall celebrations
From apple picking and pumpkin carving, to hikes through the changing foliage, Rhode Island definitely knows how to celebrate autumn. Definitely don't forget to go to the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park this October! You won't regret it.
Rhode Island has no shortage of festivals that are out of this world. PVDFest, seafood festivals, and the Newport jazz and folk festivals, are just a few great examples.
11. Vacation spots
Block Island, Newport, Narragansett; the list of amazing places in Rhode Island to go on vacation just goes on and on!
12. Local music
Spectacular local bands are no stranger to Rhode Island. Great nationally acclaimed acts who hail from little Rhody include include the Downtown Boys, Brown Bird, and more. Just a few of the talented emerging local acts include The Dust Ruffles, What Cheer? Brigade, Great Gale, and many others!