Do Not Do These 6 Touristy Things In Rhode Island. Here’s What To Do Instead.

Rhode Island is jam-packed with fantastic things to see and do, whether you’re a local or a visitor. But sometimes we get lured into the same old tourist traps over and over again. Fear no more! Check out some of the Ocean State’s less popular spots and avoid those over-visited touristy things with the suggestions on this list.

(Don’t get us wrong, Rhode Island’s top-ranked tourist attractions are all worthy of a visit at some point. But you might want to wait until the middle of the week when you can take a day off of work and avoid the crowds.) Until then, take a look at these alternatives to some of Little Rhody’s biggest tourist attractions.

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/

You might have noticed that Roger Williams Park Zoo was left off this list, that’s because we’re always up for a day with the animals! What other less touristy things would you suggest for a visit?