We all know Rhode Island is small, but locals also know we have hundreds of amazing places just a short drive away. Do you think you’ve seen all that the state has to offer? From parks, to architecture, and of course the coast, here are 12 must-see spots in Little Rhody that are unlike anywhere else.
1. The Breakers, Newport
If you, for some strange reason, haven't made time to visit the Newport Mansions, make sure you do! The Breakers is a massive and stunning mansion built in the late 1800s with 70 rooms of beautiful art and furnishings sure to take your breath away.
2. Burlingame State Park, Charlestown
Located in the charming town of Charlestown, Burlingame State Park is the perfect place for a long walk in nature.
3. Waterfire, Providence
This popular Rhode Island attraction features live music, delicious food, and the magical sight of the Providence River lit up with dozens of fire pits.
4. Slater Mill Historic Site, Pawtucket
This historic textile mill complex is nestled on the banks of the Blackstone River. Ghost tours, historical reenactments and more offerings make this a must see.
5. Galilee, Narragansett
This fishing village in Narragansett has some of the most amazing views in the entire state and should not be missed.
6. Newport Cliffwalk, Newport
It's no coincidence the Newport Cliffwalk has become a popular tourist attraction. The amazing views and historical buildings on this route are gorgeous and who doesn't love a little ocean breeze?
7. Block Island
A short ferry ride will take you to the small, but magical island of Block Island. Amazing beaches, a nature reserve, and other attractions will prove to be worth the trip!
8. Beavertail State Park, Jamestown
This coastal park spans acres of gorgeous landscape and is equipped with a lighthouse, hidden beaches, and a small museum.
9. Linden Place, Bristol
Linden Place House Museum is a breathtaking estate located in the heart of downtown Bristol.
10. The Elms, Newport
This Newport mansion and gardens is a serene place to reflect and take in amazing sites.
11. Ponaganset Falls, Scituate
The Scituate Reservoir and Ponaganset Falls are a must see spot in Rhode Island. This is a perfect place for deep thoughts, bird watching, and selfies.
12. Fort Adams, Newport
This former US Army post is a historically rich and memorable site to take in.
There you have it! These are the must see places in Rhode Island before you die. Have you visited each yet?