A roundup this week on TravelChannel.com details why Rhode Island should be at the top of your list for summer getaways this year. 

The article titled "13 Best Things to Do in Providence" explores the state's rich history, booming culinary scene and close proximity to outdoor adventure. It includes various activities and restaurants throughout the city such as WaterFire, visiting RISD Museum, eating at PVDonuts and Olneyville New York System, and taking a day trip to Block Island via the Providence ferry. They also hop over the city line into neighboring Pawtucket to explore the Hope Artiste Village and Breaktime Bowl & Bar. And, best of all, with everything so close by, you really can experience it all in a fun-filled weekend!