, 2022-10-17 13:57:22,
Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the nation, but it still has something exciting to do at every turn. The Ocean State is packed with activities for the young, old, and young at heart, solo travelers and families, leisure seekers and adventure lovers, and everyone in between. Don’t believe me? Here are 25 things to do in Rhode Island — my home state.
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See the Newport Mansions.
No trip to Rhode Island is complete without crossing the bridge to see the famed Newport mansions. Built by some of the most famous titans of industry (including the Vanderbilts and the Astors), these architectural gems have stood the test of time and remain in pristine condition for you to view, thanks to The Preservation Society.
Enjoy the scenery along the Cliff Walk.
Before leaving Newport, take a stroll down the Cliff Walk, a 3.5-mile trail snaking along the ocean’s edge. See the mansions on one side and the Atlantic on the other on this free adventure.
Visit the Tennis Hall of Fame.
Hang on because there’s one more thing to see in Newport — the Tennis Hall of Fame. Honor the greats by learning all about tennis history through various permanent and rotating exhibitions.
Paddle out at Narragansett Beach.
The “Ocean State” has no shortage of beaches to explore, but if you’re here for the first…
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