Tamarisk and Rhode Island

What to do in Rhode Island

Rhode Island is packed with 400 miles of coastline and 20 percent of the country’s historic landmarks.  Newport, the sailing capital of the world, is home to the famed Ocean Drive and the magnificent mansions of the Gilded Age.  Providence’s celebrated restaurants, award-winning theatre, and vibrant arts scene is enhanced by an elaborate riverwalk.  Block Island beckons you to unwind with its natural beauty. Whether you choose the pristine beaches of South County, East Bay’s beautiful coastal bikeway, or premier shopping in the many malls and trendy boutiques, you will experience authentic Rhode Island.


Rhode Island offers one of the nation’s largest concentrations of historic landmarks.  There are scores of museums from maritime to children’s scattered throughout the state. An exceptional appreciation of the performing arts is evident in the states’ many fine professional community theatres, dance and musical offerings.

Visitors searching for grand culinary experiences will discover Rhode Island to be a restaurant paradise, worthy of the praise lavished by such publications as the New York Times, Gourmet and Esquire.  The state’s ethnic influence readily translates into diverse food offerings!  Italian, French, Portuguese, Near Eastern and Asian foods mix and mingle in delightful ways, sure to please any palate!

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Click on the links below to explore a variety of event calendars from around the “Biggest Little State” in America… Rhode Island.

RI Board of Tourism

Rhode Island Hospitality & Tourism

Newport Tourism Council

South County Events

“Rhode Trips”

Central RI Chamber of Commerce