Welcome to Rhode Island
Rhode Island is located in the southeastern corner of New England. With the Ocean State only 48 miles long by 37 miles wide, the RVer can easily travel from one attraction to another.
Start your Rhode Island adventure in the Blackstone Valley. The heavily wooded area is traversed by the Blackstone River, the waterway that once supported the earliest water-powered textile mills in the U.S.
Twelve miles off shore, the hiking trails, ocean beaches and dramatic bluffs of 11-square-mile Block Island beckon.
Yachting and the magnificent Gilded Age made Newport world famous. Newport's stunning coastline, glittering harbor, and charming Colonial seaport have lured the world's wealthiest people for more than 150 years.
From Benefit Street's Mile of History on the East Side to festive Federal Hill, the capital city of Providence is known for its abundance of historic attractions.
As Rhode Island's retail shopping mecca, the city of Warwick attracts eager spenders.
In South County, for more than 100 years, the wide, sandy beaches and relaxed lifestyle have attracted summer vacationers.
Newport's stunning coastline, glittering harbor, and charming Colonial seaport have lured the world's wealthiest people for more than 150 years. This is the home of fabled Gilded Age mansions, world-class yachting, renowned music and film festivals, fine dining, spirited nightlife and shopping galore.
Mansions like the Breakers, once the summer cottage of the Cornelius Vanderbilt family; the Elms, a summer house modeled after the mid-18th century French chateau d'Asnieres; Marble House, William K. Vanderbilt's social and architectural landmark; and Rosecliff, modeled after the Grand Trianon, are located along majestic Bellevue Avenue and are open to public.
One hundred years of America's Cup yacht racing has left Newport with a legacy as the Sailing Capital of America. Sailing lessons, yachting charters, and fishing trips are abundant.
Newport is home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum, where the greatest players in the history of the sport are enshrined.
Fort Adams, alongside Newport harbor, is an engineering masterpiece where visitors can see soldiers' quarters, explore the tunnel system and climb the bastions.