You Must Visit These 8 Awesome Places In Rhode Island This Winter

You don’t have to stay cooped up indoors during a cold Rhode Island winter. Take some advice from your mom and go outside and play! There are some amazing things here in the Ocean State that make winter the best season. We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favorite ideas for winter recreation in Rhode Island.

These are just eight of the awesome places to visit for winter recreation in Rhode Island. We know there are many more; what are some of your favorite winter activities? Tell us in the comments!


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Winter Recreation In Rhode Island

January 12, 2022

What other winter recreational activities are offered around Rhode Island?

Whether you want to spend time indoors or outdoors, there are plenty of activities and things to see around the Ocean State in the winter months. You can always go hiking in the winter. While cold, you’ll find a certain peace and quiet that’s hard to find at other times of the year. Likewise, you can take a winter horseback ride at Sunset Stables in Lincoln. If you prefer the great indoors, how about a tour of any one of the Newport Mansions, visit Slater Mill in Pawtucket, or try out some of the fantastic restaurants around the state?

What are some of the best sled riding hills in Rhode Island?

Sledding is a favorite pastime for kids and adults alike and the Ocean State has quite a few epic hills you could visit in the winter. In Central Falls, you can sled in Jenks Park. There’s also India Point Park in Providence and Fort Adams State Park in Newport, just to name a few.

What is one of the worst winter storms that hit Rhode Island?

Ask just about anyone in the state about the worst winter storm in Rhode Island’s history and you’ll probably hear “The Blizzard of ‘78” as a response. You can read more about this devastating blizzard in this post

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