Rhode Island’s winters are cold, quiet, peaceful… and admittedly, at times, a bit dull. However, instead of staying inside and getting cabin fever, it’s always better to enjoy a change of scenery. And with months to go until tourist season kicks off, this is the perfect time for a weekend escape. These five Rhode Island winter getaways are especially cozy and welcoming this time of year! Who says winter in Rhode Island has to be frigid and miserable? Not us – check these out!
Winter in Rhode Island gets cold, to say the least. Daily high temperatures tend to hover around the 21 to 36 degree range, oftentimes not even reaching above freezing (32 degrees) all day. Temperatures at night can easily plunge below zero. Snowfall in Rhode Island varies, with Block Island receiving around 20 inches per year (which is lower than the national average of 28 inches)and the southeast shores seeing about 40-55 inches per year. Of course, there are still plenty of things to do in winter in Rhode Island, like: