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Why Famous
  • The beautiful coastal state has so much to offer- city life, beaches, and lakes.
  • One of the top tourist destinations in Rhode Island is Newport.
  • Seaside Newport is famous for its mansions.
  • There is a stunning views of Block Island.
Facts Destination
  • Rhode island borders connecticut to the west,  massachusetts to the north and east, and shares a water boundary with new york\'s long island to the southwest.
  • Rhode Island was the first of the thirteen original colonies to declare independence from British rule and the last to ratify the United States Constitution.
Area Info
  • It is the smallest u.s. state by area.
  • Rhode island has several large bays and inlets that amount to about 30% of its total area.
  • Rhode island\'s 400 miles of coastline feature more than 100 beaches, perfect for fun in the sun.
Why Visit
  • Outdoor activities for Rhode Island vacationers include fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, golfing, bicycling, and all types of water sports.
  • Rhode Island\'s 400 miles of coastline feature more than 100 beaches, perfect for fun in the sun.
  • There are many beautiful vacation spots in Rhode Island.
Best Time
  • Late-spring, late-summer and early-fall are excellent months for visiting Providence.
Transport
  • RIPTA(Rhode Island Public Transit Authority) has 58 bus lines, 2 tourist trolley lines known as LINK, and a seasonal ferry to Newport.
  • The southern terminus of the MBTA commuter rail Providence/Stoughton Line is also in downtown Providence and connects to Boston.
  • Ferry services link Block Island, Prudence Island, and Hog Island to the Rhode Island mainland.
  • The major airports are T. F. Green Airport in Warwick and Logan International Airport in Boston.
  • Interstate 95 runs diagonally across the state connecting major population centers, while the auxiliary interstate 295 provides a bypass around Providence.
Precautions
  • Avoid the winter months, when temperatures attain very low levels.
  • July and August may be uncomfortable due to humidity and high temperatures.
Lifestyle
  • Food and beverages:- Several foods and dishes are unique to Rhode Island and are hard to find outside of the state. Famous to Rhode Island is Snail Salad, which is served at numerous restaurants throughout the state. The dish is normally prepared \"family style\" with over five pounds of snails mixed in with other ingredients commonly found in seafood dishes.
  • Popular culture:- The Farrelly brothers and Seth MacFarlane make great efforts to depict Rhode Island in popular culture, often making comedic parodies of the state. The movie High Society, starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra, was set in Newport, Rhode Island.
  • Some Rhode Islanders speak with a non-rhotic accent that many compare to a \"Brooklyn\" or a cross between a New York and Boston accent (\"water\" becomes \"wata\").
  • Rhode Islanders developed a unique style of architecture in the 17th century, called the stone-ender.