Rhode Island Nature April 05, 2017
7 Epic Adventures Every Rhode Islander Must Take Before They Die
Rhode Island is a tiny state with huge offerings! From gorgeous beaches and state parks, to so many other attractions, there is a lot of fun to experience in the state. While many attractions are pretty standard and can be found in other states, there are others that stand out. These 7 unique places are not only one-of-a-kind, but also epic!
1. Go on a self-propelled railway excursion.
Operated by Rail Explorers USA, this fun activity is new this spring 2017. This section of tracks allows you to explore a gorgeous area between Newport and the Sakonnet River. Find them at 1 Alexander Road in Portsmouth.
2. Explore Block Island National Wildlife Refuge.
This 127 acre refuge is stunning! Not only is it one of the best places for bird watching in the U.S., it's also gorgeous. Find it in the town of New Shoreham.
3. Visit Mohegan Bluffs.
While exploring Block Island visit Mohegan Bluffs. This 150 foot gorgeous site consists of natural clay that forms the cliffs. At the base of the stairs is a breathtaking secluded beach. You can find this natural wonder on the southern part of the island next to Southeast Light off Mohegan Trail.
4. Camp out in the Rhode Island wilderness.
While there are many options for private campgrounds in state only one state park allows camping. Burlingame is a breathtaking park found off Route 1 in Charlestown with amazing camping right in the historic New England forest.
5. Explore the shoreline at Beavertail.
This stunning state park not only offers a historical lighthouse museum, but also acres of beautiful trails and rocky scenic space to explore. It's great for picnics, photography, and so much more! Find it at the end of Beavertail Road in Jamestown.
6. Stroll through a garden filled with gigantic topiary sculptures.
The dozens of unique topiary sculptures found at this amazing garden are a wonderful sight to behold. Definitely visit Green Animals Topiary Garden at 380 Corys Lane in Portsmouth this summer!
7. Tour an abandoned military fort.
This former United States Army post is more than a century old and found right in Newport. Exploring the fort and walking around the grounds is a unique experience. Find Fort Adams at 90 Fort Adams Drive.
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