Best Rhode Island Getaways

Top Rhode Island Getaways
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1. Block Island (With or Without a Car): Offshore Touring Weekend Getaway
Anchored 12 miles off the coast of mainland Rhode Island, this bite-sized island (a mere 11 square miles) is strewn with wildflowers, ...
Published by Insiders' Guide New Shoreham, RI - Quick Escapes: New York City

2. Block Island, Rhode Island Weekend Getaway
From the 19th Century until fairly recently, Block Island was a popular (but slightly funky) summer destination for middle-class Rhode ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Shoreham, RI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around New York City

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Burlingame State Park is a megalopolis of campgrounds. The park itself encompasses 2,100 acres. Even though it’s easy to get overwhelmed ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Charlestown, RI - The Best In Tent Camping: New England

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Seven-mile-long Block Island is for beach lovers. While not perfect— it can be crowded and noisy near the Old Harbor—the island still ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press New Shoreham, RI - Great Family Vacations: Northeast

5. Newport, Rhode Island Weekend Getaway
Locals call it "The Island," as though there is no other place quite like it, and that may well be true. Drive around the Newport ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Newport, RI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Boston

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Fort Getty Recreation Area will appeal to history buffs and anyone wanting to combine a little paddling or beachcombing with their ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Jamestown, RI - The Best In Tent Camping: New England

7. Newport, Rhode Island Weekend Getaway
Locals call it "The Island," as though there is no other place quite like it, and that may well be true. Drive around the Newport ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Newport, RI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around New York City

8. Newport, Rhode Island Romantic Getaway
Think of Newport now and a host of images come to mind almost immediately–the mansions, the Jazz Festival, the America ’s Cup, floating ...
Published by Hunter Publishing Newport, RI - Romantic Weekends: New England

9. Block Island, Rhode Island Romantic Getaway
The island attracts many sailors because of its fine harbor. Great Salt Pond has a 24-foot-deep channel that is 300 feet wide, cut ...
Published by Hunter Publishing New Shoreham, RI - Romantic Weekends: New England

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You’ll be tempted to check your map as you drive into the campground at the George Washington Management Area. Did you somehow take ...
Published by Menasha Ridge Press Glocester, RI - The Best In Tent Camping: New England

11. Block Island, Rhode Island Weekend Getaway
From the 19th Century until fairly recently, Block Island was a popular (but slightly funky) summer destination for middle-class Rhode ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications New Shoreham, RI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Boston

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This itinerary takes you to Jamestown, or Conanicut Island, in Narragansett Bay. The island is connected to the mainland on the west ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Newport, RI - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

13. Coast to Coast: Learning and Luxury Weekend Getaway
With its 400 miles of coastline, New England’s smallest state is perfectly suited to weekend getaways. This is, after all, where restless ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Newport, RI - Quick Escapes: Boston

14. Bristol, Tiverton & Little Compton, RI Weekend Getaway
In Bristol, this itinerary guides you to several unique and interesting museums, historic mansions, an arboretum, a wide path for ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Bristol, RI - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

15. Newport: Masts and Mansions Weekend Getaway
Gleaming yachts, palatial mansions, beautiful people, tennis tournaments— these are the things that come to most people’s minds at ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Newport , RI - Quick Escapes: New York City

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Providence has become a wonderful place to wander through history. During the 1920s and 1930s, as the textile industry moved to the ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Providence, RI - Daytrips and Getaway Weekends in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts

17. Rhode Island Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Rhode Island excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Rhode Island region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Providence, RI - Fodor's USA

18. Rhode Island Coast: From Westerly to Newport Scenic Drive
Dazzling nature preserves, beaches, architecturally significant homes, and lighthouses are the highlights of this drive. Westerly, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Newport, RI - Fodor's Great American Drives of the East

19. Rhode Island Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Rhode Island is the smallest state of the Union, at a mere 48 miles long by 37 miles wide, and tends to be overlooked as a destination, ...
Published by Rough Guides Providence, RI - The Rough Guide to USA

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Who would ever have expected Providence, a once-gritty wasteland that commuters fled at the end of the workday, to morph into a clean, ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Providence, RI - Fodor's Where to Weekend Around Boston

 
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