These 15 Truths Explain Just How Small Rhode Island Really Is

Every Rhode Islander eventually has one of those unforgettable encounters… You’re speaking with an out of stater and you suddenly realize they haven’t the slightest idea of where Rhode Island is. You find yourself trying to explain that no, Rhode Island and Long Island are not the same place. Little Rhody is a state! It’s just not easy to find on the map, but it’s there, nestled between Massachusetts and Connecticut, and of course the sea. You suddenly realize that growing up in the Ocean State has offered you the chance to live a very unique life that few can possibly understand. For those that are familiar, but not from Rhode Island, you might even find yourself desperately trying to explain just how small the state really is! These 15 facts will help put the size of the nation’s smallest but most charming state into perspective.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Though Little Rhody might be small, it is definitely filled with amazing attractions, a gorgeous coastline, and charming locals. To learn more about the smallest state, click here.