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Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but its allure and coastal charm draw many visitors to the area. With fresh seafood, incredible history, and gorgeous scenery, what’s not to love? Whether you are visiting the Ocean State for romance or to de-stress, there is something for everyone. With the seacoast of the Atlantic Ocean readily available and gorgeous scenery inland, a stay at a bed and breakfast in Rhode Island is the perfect getaway.
Things to See & Do
Rhode Island is nicknamed the Ocean State for a reason! You absolutely have to get out on the water during your stay at a bed and breakfast in Rhode Island. The fresh sea breezes will beckon you to relax on the sand, splash around in the water, or even embark on a romantic sailboat ride. Take a leisurely stroll on the Newport Cliff Walk to see gorgeous ocean views on your left and unbelievable historic mansions on your right. You can even tour some of these beauties in Newport’s Bellevue Avenue Historic District! As you make your way inland, the coastal landscape will change to rolling farmland and dense forests perfect for hiking.
Where to Eat & Drink
Fresh seafood awaits in Rhode Island! Local cuisine usually consists of the day’s catch expertly prepared, New England specialties, and more. With so much coastline available, many dining options include ocean views. For some of the best, try the Coast Guard House in Narragansett. With a history as an actual Coast Guard station in the 1800s, this renowned restaurant sits on a solid granite cliff overlooking the ocean. During the summer, the seasonal, local favorites like Brickley’s Ice Cream and Iggy's Doughboys & Chowder House draw crowds so big the lines are out the door! If you’re looking for fine dining, Newport and Providence are home to some amazing cuisine. Don’t be afraid to ask your innkeepers at your bed and breakfast in Rhode Island for recommendations!
Best Time to Visit
Anyone that has fallen in love with the Ocean State will say there is no bad time to visit. You can always find something to do no matter what time of year you choose to stay at a bed and breakfast in Rhode Island. Here, you can experience all four seasons. During the summer, the most popular time to visit, you’ll be treated to prime beach weather. This is the biggest season for tourists, so every attraction will be open, unlike some of the seasonal spots that close for the winter. Fall brings gorgeous colors of changing leaves and perfect temperatures to hike. During the winter, chilly weather and snow flurries are likely, but you can still bundle up and walk the beach! When spring comes along, the winter weather slowly gets warmer as the greenery awakens.
Where To Stay
Select Registry’s bed and breakfasts in Rhode Island embody everything you’d want in a coastal New England stay. With gorgeous architecture, ocean views, and historic appeal, each property offers a unique way to experience the area.