This Historic Park Is One Of Rhode Island’s Best Kept Secrets

Rhode Island is full of well known historic sites and parks but some are more hidden than others. While Ballard Park sits in the middle of the bustling city of Newport, it is often overlooked for the more popular attractions like the scenic Cliff Walk or the coastal gem of Fort Adams. The next time you’re in Newport take some time to enjoy this historic park that is a true treasure.

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Have you ever spent time at Ballard Park? Did you know that Newport is also home to Rhode Island’s oldest church? You can check it out here.