The Best Outdoor Activities in Rhode Island
Discover the best hiking, camping, backpacking, fitness, and more.
Explore Beavertail State Park
Rhode Island / Beavertail State Park
Rhode Island isn't exactly on everyone's map, I've even met strangers in other parts of the U.S. who have no idea where the tiniest state in the country is.
Explore Block Island
Rhode Island / Block Island
Block Island, a small island off the coast of the Rhode Island mainland, is well-known as a local summer playland.
Car Camp at Charlestown Breachway Campground
Rhode Island / Charlestown Breachway Campground
Rhode Island is nicknamed the Ocean State for a reason, and camping by the coast is something absolutely necessary while in New England.
Take a Stroll on the Newport Cliff Walk
Rhode Island / Cliff Walk
The 3.5 mile Cliff Walk is a National Recreation Trail in a National Historic District. I chose to start at the western end of Easton's or First Beach at Memorial Blvd. and walk south.
Watch the Sunset over Misquamicut Beach
Rhode Island / Misquamicut Beach
Misquamicut is one of Rhode Island’s most popular beach locations during the day.
Watch the Sunrise at East Beach, RI
Rhode Island / East Beach, RI
Walking over the dunes in the dark you can hear the waves breaking on shore from the parking lot. Wet suited up, camera in hand, make your way over the dunes and down to the water.
Explore the Castle Hill Lighthouse
Rhode Island / Castle Hill Lighthouse Parking
Park at the Castle Hill Cove Marina and walk across the street. Follow the sidewalk left and you will see a small sign that states "Castle Hill Lighthouse" on your right.