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Rhode Island, the smallest U.S.A state by area, nicknamed as ‘The Ocean State’, is a charming tourist destination. Surrounded by Massachusetts in the east and north, Connecticut in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the south, it is a major vacation destinationfor tourists the world over. It has a humid continental climate and boasts of beaches, islands, parks and many other natural attractions. In addition, it has eateries and shopping outlets. For the accommodation of tourists, there are various types of vacation home rentals in Rhode Island—villas, condos, cottages, cabins and chalets. They all are spacious, airy and comfortable and equipped with all the modern facilities and amenities.

Why Visit Rhode Island?

Rhode Island is a great tourist destination with 400 miles of coastlines, gorgeous beaches, wooded forests, luscious foods and adventurous activities. Thus, it is a worth-enjoying place for tourists of all ages.

Things to Visit in Rhode Island

In terms of natural and man-made attractions, Rhode Island is famous all over the world. Its must-see attractions include the following:

Block Island: Covered with greenery all around, this island is the perfect place for tourists to cool their jets. Although it looks dismal and deserted, it is a great place to spend a day. Tourists can enjoy strolling along its beaches for long hours to freshen themselves. It provides both lodging and dining options to tourists. The Victorian Southeast Lighthouse, one of the most dazzling attractions in whole Rhode Island, is located here.

RISD Museum of Art, Providence: This is one of the most ancient museums in the state. It is known to have a collection of over 26,000 objects which includes ancient clothing fragments of Egypt, pieces of Elizabethan needlework and dresses made by American designers during the 20th century. In addition, it has painting and sculpture collections of great artists, such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Maxfield Parrish, Matisse, Picasso, Rodin, Cézanne,Degas, Monet, Manet, Homer and Copley.

Blithewold, Bristol: Encompassing a large area, this is a very large building and is known to have been built in 1908. It has an enclosed garden, a water garden, a rock garden, display gardens and a rose garden. It is surrounded by over 500 varieties of plants, shrubs and trees. It has 45 rooms, which are well furnished and decorated with Gorham silver, Baccarat crystal, Tiffany lamps and dolls and 30 sets of fine china.

Benefit Street Mile of History, Providence: With the blend cultural, social, artistic, intellectual and civic aspects, this is the most popular street in the state. By strolling along its brick-paved street, tourists can enjoy exciting times here. A vibrant neighborhood makes it a very interesting place. It has many things for tourists to see, such as churches, graveyard and gardens.

WaterFire Providence: Spread over the four-acre of land, this is a very dazzling attraction that borders the Woonasquatucket River. A grand celebration is organized here with the burning of 100 bonfires in large iron pans the center of the river and is kept ablaze at evening when people walk along the riverside walkways and footbridges. Vendors, street performers and famous musicians take part in this celebration.

Beaches near Rhode Island

Beaches are the best places for tourists to relax and rejuvenate in Rhode Island. The beaches that have a soothing environment and equipped with all the modern amenities include the following:

Salty Brine State Beach:Located near the Galilee dock, this beach is a family-friendly beach. Tourists can enjoy a great time here along with your kids. It has various seafood restaurants, ferries, fishing boats and pleasure boats.

Scarborough State Beach North: This is one of the most enjoyable beaches in the state. It is a very clean beach, where surfing is one of the most exciting activities. While swimming, tourists need to be careful as it has a strong undertow.

Mohegan Bluffs: Located on the shore of Block Island, this is an amazing beach with 150-foot cliffs. Here, tourists go up the cliffs and take a glance over the Atlantic Ocean. Sunrises and sunsets are the best times to visit it.

Charlestown Beach:Stretching from New Harbor South to the inlet, it is a good place to see amazing sunsets and lie on coastlines. It has coarse sand with a blend of pebbles and stones. Picnicking is the most enjoyable activity here.

Best Time to Visit Rhode Island

In terms of weather and safety, the best time to visit Rhode Island is from May 7th to October 14th. During this time, the weather remains moderate and tourists are comfortable enjoying their vacations.

How to Visit Rhode Island?

Tourists can easily visit Rhode Island without much hustle and bustle. The major regional airports located here are the Westerly State Airport, the Theodore Francis Green Airport and the Block Island State Airport. This state does not boast of international airports.

Vacation Home Rentals in Rhode Island

Find American Rentals, one of the best Rhode Island vacation rentals by owner, provides no-booking-fee vacation rentals at affordable prices. Tourists can contact it anytime to book their accommodations. It provides its services on a prompt basis without any dilly-dallying.