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Jamestown, Rhode Island

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  • Jamestown, Rhode Island

    Explore Beavertail State Park

    5.0
    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. It's usually lumped in with Connecticut and Massachusetts, but for us locals from little Rhody, Rhode Island is it's own world of adventure ...
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  • Newport, Rhode Island

    Drive the Ocean Drive Historic District

    5.0
    10 mi
    This drive encompasses all that is Newport, RI.  Known for its rocky shores and numerous sea-side mansions, this drive allows you to both view it all from the safety of your car, and has several spots to pull off to get out and get a better view.  There are grassy park areas as well that are perf...
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  • Narragansett, Rhode Island

    Watch the Sunrise at Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

    We all love the time for the sun to rise and the moon to set, and we all love that time on the beach when our feet first touch the cool morning sand. Roger W. Wheeler State Beach is a great beach to catch the sunrise and it is easy to get to and easy to park. To say the least, it'll be worth waki...
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  • Charlestown, Rhode Island

    Car Camp at 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. During the summer and early fall, Charlestown, RI, as well as the surrounding beach towns, come alive with tourists from all over the globe. The Breachway Campg...
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  • Charlestown, Rhode Island

    Visit the Frosty Drew Observatory

    The Frosty Drew Observatory is located near the tip of southern Rhode Island, which means apart from summer this is a very quiet beach town. The isolation from major urban areas provides the perfect conditions for star-gazing. The building itself is located on a large plot of land dedicated to na...
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  • Charlestown, Rhode Island

    Watch the Sunrise at 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. East Beach is a sandy beach and with the right swell size and direction you'll get some sizable shore break to play ...
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  • Dartmouth, Massachusetts

    Hike Frank Knowles–Little River Reserve Trail

    4.6
    4 mi / 295 ft gain
    Frank Knowles-Little River Reserve contains nearly 9 miles of hiking trails to explore. Start off by parking in the white sea shell parking lot. From there you will find the trail marked by a DNRT sign . My group and I walked along the red/boardwalk trail which features a number of boardwalks lea...
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  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    Walk to North Lighthouse

    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    In order to reach the Lighthouse you must walk along the trail that begins at the end of Corn Neck Rd. This walk is along the beach and then veers off to the left once you get closer to the light house (the seventh picture shows the start of the walk). It's only a half mile to the light house, bu...
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  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    Explore Block Island

    5.0
    Block Island, a small island off the coast of the Rhode Island mainland, is well-known as a local summer playland. Tourists typically go to the quaint New England island in the summer months for the biking, hiking, sailing, kayaking, fishing and 17 miles of beaches.Although you can bring a car o...
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  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    Explore Block Island on Mopeds

    Block Island offers beautiful beaches, lighthouses, cliffs, and harbors - but what's the best way to see them all? Mopeds of course! We went through Island Moped & Bike but there are other options if you want to shop around. We chose them because they had a special rate for an afternoon/eveni...
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  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    Explore the South East Lighthouse

    If you're visiting the Mohegan Bluffs, you should take the extra time to see the Lighthouse next to them. There's a beautiful overlook looking out onto the Atlantic and a bench to relax in the grassy hill. It's free to walk around the grounds and it's only about 2 miles from the town the ferry po...
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  • Westerly, Rhode Island

    Watch the Sunset over Misquamicut Beach

    5.0
    Misquamicut is one of Rhode Island’s most popular beach locations during the day. As the evening approaches most beach goers pack up, tired from a day of playing in the waves and lounging on the beach’s beautiful sand. It’s during this time, when the crowds disperse and the day begins to turn to ...
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  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island

    Explore the Mohegan Bluffs

    If you make the ferry ride to Block Island the bluffs are a must-see. From the town where the ferry ports, it's about two miles to get there. If you don't travel with your car you can always walk there via the road, bike ride, or rent a moped! There is no fee to use the beach and it can be access...
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  • Ledyard, Connecticut

    Lantern Hill Loop

    4.0
    2.58 mi / 387 ft gain
    Lantern Hill in North Stonington, CT. has been one of my new favorite short hikes since I've been home for a long period of time. Interestingly enough, the trail I've noted is right next to the Foxwoods Casino. In fact, one of them is actually in the back parking lot of a resort. So plenty of pa...
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  • Taunton, Massachusetts

    Kayak Lake Rico

    4.3
    Lake Rico is a decent sized lake located in East Taunton, MA. You can spend hours out kayaking and exploring. From the parking lot the lake looks pretty small but there is an opening towards the back that leads into three larger sections. There is also an island in the back that is great for sett...
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  • Groton, Connecticut

    Hike the Bluff Point Loop

    5.0
    3.6 mi / 164 ft gain
    Are you looking for a casual stroll in the woods? Want relax by the water with a beer in your hands? Or looking to do some SUP or kayaking? This Coastal Reserve and state park in Groton, Connecticut is worth the visit! A popular destination for the locals, families, and travelers. The trails are ...
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