As you may know, Rhode Island is the Ocean State - and that's no boast. Wrapped in 400 miles of gorgeous coastline, the Ocean State is swimming in beautiful beaches. And while our beaches are amazing in the summer, they're equally captivating in winter when their breathtaking views are combined with the serenity and solitude of having the place to yourself.  Take 5 minutes to lose yourself in these photos...  Can't you just smell the sea air?  

1. Colt State Park

2. Misquamicut

 

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3. Goddard Memorial State Park

 

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4. Narragansett

 

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5. Block Island

6. Narragansett

 

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7. Quonochontaug

 

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9. Misquamicut State Beach

 

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10. Quonochontaug

 

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11. Block Island

 

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12. Narragansett

 

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13. Newport

 

Can't you hear the waves lapping and crashing? Ahhhhh...  Now, back to work calm and refreshed (and maybe longing for summer just a little)!