10 Amazing Rhode Island Secrets You Never Knew Existed
Few things are left unknown in Rhode Island. It is the smallest state after all and it’s also one of the most densely populated. Somehow a few secrets are left waiting to be discovered and explored. Here are 10 fantastic secrets found throughout Little Rhody.
1. Neutaconkanut Park, Providence
This urban park located in the capital city of Providence creates a much needed escape into nature. Meadows, fields and forest and an amazing view of the city skyline make this a hidden gem to remember!
2. The Fantastic Umbrella Factory, Charlestown
From emus roaming around the property to vintage and local craft shops, the Umbrella Factory is a hidden gem featuring many fun attractions. It's found in the charming small town of Charlestown.
3. Fort Wetherhill, Jamestown
This former artillery fort offers acres of dark and eerie sprawling tunnels. The beautiful granite cliffs on the edges of the fort make for a breathtaking view of Narragansett Bay.
4. Block Island National Wildlife Refuge
This wildlife refuge located on 134 acres of land on Block Island offers a rare escape into nature. Find peace and quiet, and gorgeous views of the Atlantic and fantastic wildlife.
5. Fleur-de-Lys Studio, Providence
This eccentric house and art gallery is eye catching and amazing. It was consistently featured in many H.P. Lovecraft novels and remains a breathtaking site on College Hill in Providence.
6. Wolf Hill Forest Preserve, Smithfield
Wolf Hill Forest Preserve offers some of the most exciting hiking in the state. The trails go through rolling hills surrounded by dense forest.
7. Pawtuxet Village
At the intersection of the cities of Warwick and Cranston is this charming village. The Pawtuxet and Providence rivers meet the Narragansett Bay making this a gorgeous place to visit.
8. Old Stone Tower, Newport
This centuries-old structure in Newport is found in Touro Park and is quite the sight to behold.
9. Colt State Park, Bristol
Located in beautiful Bristol, RI, Colt State Park spans hundreds of acres on Poppasquash Neck.
10. Trustom Pond, South Kingstown
Trustom Pond is one of 9 coastal lagoons in southern Rhode Island, but arguably the most breathtaking. Strolling along the lagoon's edge offers a lovely experience.
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