Summer’s here and it’s time to get out and enjoy the wonderful activities Rhode Island has to offer. Here are just a few suggestions to get you out of the house and out having fun.
This wildlife reserve just outside of Middletown offers salt marshes and beaches which support over 200 bird species. If you’re lucky, you might spot a peregrine falcon or snowy owl, but you can’t go wrong sitting by the sea during the summer, no matter what.
Rhode Island offers many places to catch a movie outdoors during the summer months. Grab a lawn chair, blanket, and snacks and watch a classic. Many of these events are free or by donation. Did we mention summer is a great time to visit a drive-in?
Nothing says summer more than sidling up to a clam shack to take in the views and gobble down some tasty morsels. While Rhode Island has its fair share of great clam shacks, you might one to make it a road trip to try one of these other New England favorites too.
Newport, Rhode Island, and Narragansett Bay has some of the finest waters in the world. Why not combine a boat cruise with sightseeing to take in the views from the water, instead of land?
Whether you prefer a sailboat, kayak, river boat, or yacht, Rhode Island has the boat and tour for you.
Summer and milkshakes go together, so why not set out on a milkshake quest? You may need to try a few to determine which place steals the Best Rhode Island Milkshake Award, but you’ll have fun doing it.
Rhode Island has 9 State Parks and we bet you haven’t visited them all. Make it your mission to see them all through the summer and then plan to visit your favorites again next year.
Rhode Island teems with great events during the warmer months. Whether you want to check out Waterfire in Providence, a Grecian Festival in Pawtucket, or the Newport Folk Festival, these events won’t disappoint.
Heading to the beach is a given during the summer in Rhode Island. Luckily, we have many great beaches to choose from, but which is the best?
Only you can decide which one offers the best sand, water, and atmosphere, but it certainly would hurt to find a few you love.
Our state has other swimming options beside the salty sea. Why not take a few road trips and track down as many freshwater swimming holes as possible? The link lists 9, but there are plenty more waiting for you to discover.
Block Island has 17 beaches and it is very bike-friendly. Just hop on one of the ferries, rent a bike, and tour the island. You can also shop, dine, relax or take in a summer event while you’re there.
Don’t forget to check on your auto insurance coverage before you hit the road! If you haven’t done an insurance review in some time, talk to your agent. They’ll realign your coverage to your needs so you know you’re well-protected so you can get the most out of your Rhode Island summer.