What to see in Rhode Island
Rhode Island offers one of the nation’s largest concentrations of registered historic landmarks. Centuries of American history are preserved here, from seventeenth-century Colonial houses and churches to the opulent mansions of Newport. Scores of museums, from maritime to children’s museums, are scattered throughout the state. An exceptional appreciation of the performing arts is evident in the state’s many fine professional and community theater, dance and musical organizations.
As the Ocean state, we have an assortment of beautiful lighthouses to view..
Forts & Armories
Our Forts and Armories have rich history and artifacts.
Mansions & Historic Homes
Come see how the rich and famous of the past lived in these gorgeous estates.
Home to many of the nation’s “firsts” there is so much to learn in our museums.
Explore one of the nation's largest concentrations of historic landmarks.
Our antique shops and art galleries will satisfy every collector's taste.
Art & Culture Museums
Experience our rich arts and culture scene first hand.
Be entertained in venues that attest to our grand cultural history.
Farms & Gardens
Pick your own produce and enjoy the animals at one of these local farms and gardens.
Our college teams always provide thrill and entertainment.
From hockey to baseball, there is something for everyone in every season.
With concerts, sports, and Broadway shows, there is always something to do.
Colleges and Universities
Rhode Island’s college scene is abundant in history, variety and creativity.