7 Underrated Places In Rhode Island That Even Natives Have Never Heard Of

Have you ever stumbled into a park, a coffee shop, a garden, or a quirky store and thought “I’ve lived here for most of my life, how have I never seen this?” While it doesn’t happen often in a state as small as Rhode Island, the Ocean State does have some hidden gems. The spots on this list might not get as much attention as the state’s better known locales, but they’re all definitely worth checking out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Were any of these spots new to you? What about this gorgeous secret garden?

Address: 85 Touro St, Newport, RI 02840, USA
Address: Prudence Island, Portsmouth, RI, USA
Address: New Shoreham, RI 02807, USA
Address: Asylum Rd, Warwick, RI, USA
Address: 4820 Old Post Rd, Charlestown, RI 02813, USA