Travel Off The Beaten Path To See This Geological Wonder Hiding In Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s shoreline is full of diversity. From sandy beaches to rocky cliff faces, you could spend an entire year exploring the coast before you see it all. While Newport’s Cliff Walk reigns supreme in drawing tourists to the waterfront, there is a lesser-known geological wonder hiding in the town right next door. Travel off the beaten path, to view this underrated natural attraction.

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Have you ever visited Purgatory Chasm? Not only is this magnificent geological wonder located in Middletown, but you’ll also find one of the most peaceful and scenic hikes in the state.