Rhode Island Nature November 04, 2016
10 Once-In-A-Lifetime Adventures You Can Only Have In Rhode Island
Rhode Island offers so many one of a kind experiences! From the multitude of amazing coastal attractions, to diverse nature spots, and more, there are so many sites and activities that are worth experiencing. Some are exclusive to the state and should be prioritized when visiting. Here are 10 adventures you can only have in Little Rhody.
1. Visiting Beavertail State Park in Jamestown
Spanning 153 beautiful acres on Conanicut Island in Narragansett Bay, Beavertail State Park is a truly magical hidden gem. It is fully equipped with its own secret beaches, hiking trails, and a mid-1800s lighthouse.
2. Touring Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket
Slater Mill is nicknamed the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. You can tour these amazing mills in Pawtucket for your chance to experience this epic time in our nation's history first hand.
3. Attending the Quonset Air Show in North Kingstown
This amazing air show returns each June to North Kingstown and is a thrilling experience for all.
4. Taking in the scene at Providence WaterFire
This popular Rhode Island attraction features live music, delicious food, and the magical sight of the Providence River lit up with dozens of fire pits.
5. Walking through the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence
Hundreds of Jack-O-Lanterns light up the Wetlands Trail each October.
6. Spending an afternoon on the Newport Cliff Walk.
The Newport Cliff Walk is a 3.5 mile walk along the bay filled with scenic views and historic architecture.
7. Watching a Gaspee Days Parade
This annual parade celebrates the burning of a British War ship off the coast of Rhode Island.
8. Exploring Block Island
Block Island is a well sought out travel destination in the summer months and includes amazing beaches, a breathtaking nature reserve, lighthouses, amazing restaurants and more.
9. Visiting Fort Wetherill in Jamestown
Just a few miles from Beavertail and a quick walk through the woods is Fort Wetherill. The beautiful granite cliffs on the edges of the fort make for a breathtaking view of Narragansett Bay.
10. Attending the Scituate Arts Festival
Scituate Art Festival is an annual family friendly Rhode Island event showcasing local artists. Don't miss it next fall season. (Note: the festival has been canceled for 2020).
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